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Beware of your duties

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 4 Nov 2015

Directors and senior managers are under a much hotter spotlight in the UK, Franchesca Hashemi reports, as a statutory "duty of responsibility".... read more

Consolidation trends: AICPA and CIMA call ‘referendum’ on transatlantic integration

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 2 Nov 2015

So far, AICPA and CIMA are seeking more integration but would they ever become one?. read more

Comment: Ethics – stick to the principles

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 28 Oct 2015

While rules and regulations are in the purview of others, let’s keep our Code of Ethics as the foundation of our principles and public interest.... read more

Helena Morrissey on the price of everything (and the value of nothing)

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 28 Oct 2015

Morrissey’s insistence on non-financial reporting is a clear indication of what accountants should do to remain a valuable profession: As difficult.... read more

Comment: An immature audit law

  • Published: 26 Oct 2015

José María Bové, founding partner and chairman of HLB International’s member firm in Spain, HLB Bové Montero y Asociados, expresses his concerns.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: Brazil – Data

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 16 Oct 2015

The Accountant, in association with sister title International Accounting Bulletin, have produced a new data set aimed at measuring the balance.... read more

Comment: The eternal Greece of the financial engineer’s mind

  • Published: 12 Oct 2015

By Nick Dunbar | Exactly 12 years ago I wrote about a Greek disappearing act: how in 2001 the country concocted a swap deal with Goldman Sachs to.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: Colombia – Data

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 7 Oct 2015

The Accountant, in association with sister title International Accounting Bulletin, have produced a new data set aimed at measuring the balance.... read more

Q&A with Ian Ball: “If Germany used IPSAS, it would need to report a loss associated with its holdings of Greek Government debt”

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 6 Oct 2015

Ian Ball, chairman of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA) and financial transparency champion, answers the questions.... read more

A risky business

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 28 Sep 2015

Los Angeles/London. As COSO's ERM framework and ISO 31000 standard are currently being reviewed, Carlos Martin Tornero talks to two leading.... read more

Jim Peterson issues prophetic warning on the Big Four's future

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 24 Sep 2015

Former in-house lawyer at Arthur Andersen Jim Peterson is about to release a book on the fragility of the Big Four networks, ahead of the release.... read more

Q&A with Pat Costello: A family man

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 15 Sep 2015

High on Pat Costello's agenda as chairman of Chartered Accountants Worldwide is to hold together what he calls the “chartered accountancy family”..... read more

Round table: US management accounting profession

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 7 Sep 2015

Los Angeles/London. At the annual conference of the Institute of Management Accountants Carlos Martin Tornero sat down with three practitioners.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: United States - Data

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 1 Sep 2015

The Accountant, in association with sister title International Accounting Bulletin, have produced a new data set aimed at measuring the balance.... read more

Africa united

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Aug 2015

Pailles, Mauritius/London. Africa is in pressing need of stronger Professional Accountancy Organisations, but in the scene of capacity building the.... read more

Comment: Corbynomics, a view from ACCA

  • Published: 27 Aug 2015

Regardless of who becomes leader of the opposition there has already been a step change in British politics, the divide between the main political.... read more

Corbynomics: Everything you always wanted to know about it, explained by Richard Murphy

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 24 Aug 2015

Richard Murphy, the "creator" of Corbynomics, talks to Carlos Martin Tornero. read more

Comment: Insolvency law – has it missed the mark?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 13 Aug 2015

A recent High Court decision in New Zealand has raised a range of issues about the adaptability of insolvency law to meet unique circumstances,.... read more

Comment: Digital tax accounts – the logical next step in the electronic revolution?

  • Published: 28 Jul 2015

The announcement in the March 2015 budget that traditional tax returns will soon be replaced with digital tax accounts will impact millions of.... read more

An historic injustice: Africa's gender gap

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 23 Jul 2015

A panel of female senior accountancy leaders tackled the gender divide at the Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA15) in Mauritius. Carlos Martin.... read more


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