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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

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


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