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The Accountant World Survey 2017

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 5 Jan 2018

Four years since it was last published, The Accountant world survey makes a comeback in these pages. This time the survey spans across 146.... read more

European Non-Financial and Diversity Information Directive implementation, state of play

  • Published: 22 Dec 2017

On the 22nd of November Accountancy Europe, GRI and CSR Europe organised a meeting in Brussels, in the framework of the Invest Week, to present.... read more

Q&A: Generalists vs specialists

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, OEC president Charles-René Tandé.... read more

Q&A: Keeping the audit relevant in the age of digital and simplification

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, French Institute of Auditors.... read more

The language of standards: Parlez-vous Français? English? Or ISA?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 27 Nov 2017

EY partner Isabelle Tracq-Sengeissen speaks to The Accountant about the players in the field of international auditing standards. Vincent Huck reports. read more

Monitoring Group Consultation: IFAC’s future in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Nov 2017

Changes to the global audit standard-setting process have been proposed, amid concerns that is was serving professional rather than the public.... read more

Tax avoidance looks like a side show: compared to total anonymity

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 22 Nov 2017

Paul Beckett, senior counsel at MannBenham Advocates, talks to Carlos Martin Tornero* about tax avoidance and human rights, and how orphan.... read more

Keeping accounting standards fit for purpose

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Nov 2017

While at the IFRS Conference: Americas in Toronto in November, the national standards setters of the USA and Canada, along with the International.... read more

Taking the higher ground of ethics easier said than done 

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Ethics & Compliance Initiative CEO Patricia Harned talks about her experience with the accountancy profession working on the PCAOB’s standing.... read more

Strengthening the link between governments and citizens through accounting  

  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Citizens no longer trust their governments and this, together with the digital revolution, is transforming how the public sector uses and presents.... read more

Digital forum: The relevance to clients is safe, but what about the relevance to society?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Accountant and the International Accounting Bulletin's Digital Accountancy conference ended with a panel discussion on the future of the.... read more

Digital forum: ‘We’ve got to disrupt ourselves. Because, if we don’t, somebody else will’

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin Digital Accountancy Forum’s second session ended with a Q&A on the impact of technological.... read more

TA & IAB Digital Forum session 2: What millennials want & the generation gap 

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

While technology makes accountancy more efficient and attractive to younger people, older people are struggling to adapt and develop the skills.... read more

TA & IAB Digital Forum session 1: Will any auditors and accountants be left?

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Digital disruption and how it affects firms was the first topic under discussion at The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin’s Digital.... read more

Digital forum: Beware of the robots, beware!

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The first session of The Accountant and the International Accounting Bulletin's Digital Accountancy conference ended with a Q&A on the rise of the.... read more

2017 TA & IAB Editor’s Award: Prem Sikka acceptance speech 

  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Prem Sikka praised Abraham Briloff and explained why the profession is only as good as its critics when he accepted the editor’s award. read more

2017 TA & IAB Editor’s Award: John McDonnell keynote speech 

  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Accounting professor Prem Sikka received the Abraham Briloff Award for his extraordinary contribution in promoting transparency and public.... read more

Non-financial reporting: the delayed revolution

  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

Non-financial reporting has come a long way to gain recognition. It is rare that an event or conference doesn’t tackle the issue. In practice,.... read more

Businesses to brave the elements in implementing climate-change disclosures

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Sep 2017

As some businesses start to face the challenges of implementing the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) final recommendations,.... read more

Q&A: Code on managing risk in UK financial services revamp

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

Following the UK Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA UK) release of its updated code on managing risk in UK financial services, CIIA UK.... read more


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