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Comment: We have made history together – thank you!

  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

In this final blog as IIRC Chief Executive, Paul Druckman reflects on the scale and pace of change that the movement has been instrumental in.... read more

Will auditors be out of a job tomorrow?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Oct 2016

Following their presentation at The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin annual conference, Sue Almond, head of audit and assurance at.... read more

In search of trust and relevance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Oct 2016

International Accounting Bulletin and sister publication The Accountant held their annual conference in October. The day event was attended by.... read more

Editor's letter: Trust’s all folks!

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 27 Oct 2016

So this is farewell. This is my last editorial as I move on to pastures new (a great title called Responsible Investor) after almost five eventful.... read more

Pierre: The Caribbean profession needs a stronger culture of enforcement

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 20 Oct 2016

Belize City/London. Anthony Pierre, vice-president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) and former president of the.... read more

Deloitte UK’s appointment of Dave Hartnett epitomises revolving doors disgrace: Private Eye journalists’ parliamentary testimony

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Oct 2016

The appointment in 2013 of Dave Hartnett, former permanent secretary for tax at HMRC, to work for Deloitte UK was described as “disgraceful” by Ian.... read more

Who is guarding the HMRC henhouse?

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 10 Oct 2016

A group of experts, led by professor of accounting Prem Sikka, launched in September an investigation into how the UK tax authority has gradually.... read more

Fogelberg: “Gone are the days when sustainability reporting was only for big multinational companies”

  • Author: Heather Jimaa
  • Published: 10 Oct 2016

Teresa Fogelberg, deputy CEO at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), talks to Heather Jimaa. read more

Paul Kazarian’s acceptance speech for the William Pitt the Younger Award

  • Published: 10 Oct 2016

Investor and philanthropist Paul B. Kazarian received a special editors’ award from The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin during the.... read more

Lee White: Mandatory audit firm rotation not in the cards in Australia and New Zealand

  • Published: 5 Oct 2016

Lee White, CEO of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), talks to Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent Huck. read more

Comment: What is climate-related financial information? Aren’t there already rules that could apply?

  • Published: 3 Oct 2016

In the second installment of an article series, CDSB founding director Lois Guthrie, considers some of the questions that might be on the minds of.... read more

Comment: IFRS 9 – What we think we know

  • Published: 29 Sep 2016

By Ben Guy, technical consultant, regulatory practice, 4most Europe Ltd. read more

Comment: How sceptical is sceptical enough for a quality audit?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 27 Sep 2016

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The English Court of Appeal once stated that the auditor “is a watchdog, but not a bloodhound.” Since that.... read more

Comment: Accountants and auditors: which are the best paying jobs?

  • Published: 26 Sep 2016

Salary benchmarking website Emolument.com has analysed 1,401 London salary entries from professionals working as auditors and accountants both as.... read more

Paul B. Kazarian granted special editors’ award of global accountancy magazines for his contribution to strengthening democracy through government financial management

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Sep 2016

Investor and philanthropist Paul B. Kazarian will receive a special editors’ award from The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin during.... read more

Comment – Brexit and China: Accountants and their expertise are needed now more than ever

  • Published: 23 Sep 2016

By Anthony Walterers | Now that the UK Government has given the green light to Hinkley Point there is a newly energized relationship forming.... read more

Open letter to Sir Win Bischoff of the Financial Reporting Council on country-by-country reporting

  • Published: 22 Sep 2016

Richard Murphy, professor of practice in international political economy at City (University of London), sent the following letter to Sir Win.... read more

Comment: UK FRC refreshes Cadbury’s governance legacy with a conference on corporate culture but what the City needs is to tackle its memory problem

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

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) organised a conference on Tuesday 20 September entitled Culture to Capital: Aligning Corporate Behaviour.... read more

Comment: Banking on ethics

  • Published: 20 Sep 2016

By Lee White | We surveyed over 700 bankers and financial practitioners from around the world to look under the bonnet of ethics in banking and.... read more

Thought leadership comment: UK Treasury proposed rules on tax avoidance enablers

  • Published: 19 Sep 2016

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


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