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The rosy world of non-GAAP measures

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

The proliferation of non-GAAP financial measures has initiated a debate on the place of such indicators in the overall reporting of companies and.... read more

Reading corner: will we be saved by the accountants?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

Review of The Chief Value Officer: Accountants Can Save the Planet, by Mervyn King, chairman of the IIRC, and Jill Atkins, chair in financial.... read more

Q&A: Non GAAP measures that support investor insight

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

Following a panel discussion about non-GAAP measures held at the ICGN-IIRC annual conference in December 2016 in London, during which the CFA.... read more

Sustainability reporting and corporate governance round up

  • Published: 17 Feb 2017

Latest news in sustainability reporting and corporate governance. read more

Comment: Ethics must remain core to the profession

  • Published: 17 Feb 2017

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The accounting profession affects people throughout their lives. It is a practice that informs and guides.... read more

IIRC’s new leadership looking for new heights

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Feb 2017

The parliamentary career of the IIRC’s new CEO, Richard Howitt, might just come in handy as he seeks regulatory endorsement for integrated.... read more

The future of corporate reporting: between competition and collaboration

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Feb 2017

IFAC has endorsed integrated reporting () as the way forward for corporate reporting but the vision of as the future of corporate.... read more

Comment: What every NEDs should know about the challenges of the digital economy

  • Published: 25 Jan 2017

Do you know the true impact of the digital economy? Jason Piper, senior manager in tax and business law, ACCA, explores the hidden depths of these.... read more

Comment: Davos initiatives can address the trust deficit

  • Published: 23 Jan 2017

IIRC CEO, Richard Howitt, shares his thoughts on the recent World Economic Forum held in Davos, which he attended. read more

Comment: Transparency Revolution: what do you lay bare?

  • Published: 23 Jan 2017

At a recent Chatham House conference on responsible business a warning was given to corporates everywhere, get prepared: the transparency.... read more

Comment: Leases one year on—Putting IFRS 16 into practice

  • Published: 17 Jan 2017

Sue Lloyd, vice-chair of IASB looks at how companies are getting on with IFRS 16 and what they should consider. read more

Comment: USA SEC chair White passes IFRS hot potato to successor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Jan 2017

USA SEC chair Mary Jo White has issued a public statement calling globally accepted accounting standards a USA imperative.. read more

Comment: Data Analytics Set to Reinvigorate the Audit

  • Published: 9 Jan 2017

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The start of a new year brings with it plans to embrace new ways of doing things, but when it comes to truly.... read more

Comment: The Belt & Road Initiative deserves more appreciation and support on the global stage

  • Published: 9 Jan 2017

Belt & Road and international cooperation key to global growth and reducing long-term risks, Don Kanak chairman at Eastspring Investments, Asian.... read more

Interview Olivia Kirtley: Profession in search of divine influence

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Dec 2016

After two years as president of the International Federation of Accountant (IFAC), Olivia Kirtley has passed the baton to Rachel Grimes. Here.... read more

Greece’s government accounting, “the biggest lie of the century” – Kazarian

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 21 Dec 2016

Paul B. Kazarian answered fundamental questions about his investigation on Greece’s public debt after his presentation at The Accountant &.... read more

PAFA builds a melodious ensemble

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

At the UNCTAD/ISAR meeting, Pan African Federation of Accoutants vice-president Koos du Toit gave an update on the organisation’s inroads in the.... read more

Highlights from ISAR33

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group on Accounting and Reporting Standards (ISAR) serviced by the UN Conference on Trade and.... read more

Did you say transparency?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

Prem Sikka, accounting professor at the University of Essex, asked industry stakeholders what is transparency, and why so many talk about it and so.... read more

Bringing accounting into the digital age

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

Paul Bulpitt, head of accounting at Xero, chair a panel of digital experts on the current trends in technology and what professional should look.... read more


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