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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

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


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