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EU regulatory framework, the state of play

  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

During the financial crisis the European Commission produced a very large amount of legislation to increase the stability of financial markets and.... read more

Navigating the regulatory maze

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

At the 18th Meet the Experts conference, delegates received a regulatory update from a European, UK and USA perspective before they could ask.... read more

Accounting standards, an international language?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

Benefiting from a coincidence in schedules, the French stand-setter (ANC – Authorité des Normes Comptables) was able to create an international.... read more

Comment: Accountants and money laundering

  • Published: 14 Dec 2016

Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman explains why accountants are ideally placed to identify money laundering, and the legal obligations this brings.. read more

It’s closing time

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

As the French professional body (OEC – Ordre des Experts-Comptables) congress drew to a close and the room was being cleared, its president.... read more

French audit profession holds the line despite EU audit reform storm

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

Denis Lesprit, president of the French institute for auditors (CNCC - Compagnie Nationale des Commissaires aux Comptes) talks to Vincent Huck at.... read more

Quizzing the standard bearer

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

Patrick de Cambourg, president of the French standard-setting authority Autorité des Normes Comptables (ANC), couldn’t attend the French.... read more

Perspectives for the future

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

In the course of the final plenary session of the 71st congress of the French Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables –.... read more

The Cold War of accounting standards

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

The first round table of the second and final plenary of the French accountants’ institute annual congress explored the role the EU can or should.... read more

An accounting bridge over the Mediterranean Sea

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Dec 2016

The France-Maghreb Expert Network (Réseau Experts France Maghreb – REFM) was launched to help French Maghrebis accountants in their careers, as.... read more

Reforming the francophone profession

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 30 Nov 2016

In francophone Africa, most institutes have fewer members than their anglophone counterparts. This is an issue for the francophone profession,.... read more

Cherchez la femme

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 30 Nov 2016

As part of the French professional body’s annual congress programme, the association of female professional accountants in business (AFECA –.... read more

European accountancy institutes launch a new European tax body

  • Published: 29 Nov 2016

Fed up with the lack of convergence, let alone harmonisation of tax rules in the EU, professional bodies from three EU member states got together.... read more

European accountancy institutes hand white paper to EU Commissioner Moscovici

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016

Fed up with the lack of convergence, let alone harmonisation of tax rules in the EU, six European professional bodies put together proposals for.... read more

Sharing the European tax cake

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016

The French accounting professional body’s (Ordre des Experts Comptables) annual congress first plenary session theme was accounting and taxation:.... read more

Brexit debate takes centre stage at French institute’s congress

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016

“If you want go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,” according to an African proverb. However the essence of this message seemed to.... read more

Comment: Emerging economies – the pros and cons of moving to IFRS

  • Published: 28 Nov 2016

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The majority of the 122 countries that have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are.... read more

Are EU Member States ready for the CCCTB?

  • Published: 28 Nov 2016

The European Commission (EC) is re-launching the plan to establish a common EU tax base and to harmonise corporate tax systems within the single.... read more

Comment: Accountants and tax dodging

  • Published: 22 Nov 2016

Accountants and financial advisors could soon face more penalties for helping clients avoid paying tax. Aziz Rahman, founder of business crime.... read more

Comment: Financial Stability Board signals disruption ahead

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 2 Nov 2016

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is currently working.... read more


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