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PCAOB introduces 5 year plan

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Nov 2018

The US Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has launched its five year plan and FY19 budget.. read more

ACCA Africa: Clear role for accountants to achieve SDGs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Nov 2018

The private sector operating across Africa is at the forefront of delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a report from the.... read more

ICAEW and CPA Canada sign Reciprocal Membership Agreement

  • Published: 15 Nov 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and CPA Canada have signed a Reciprocal Membership Agreement (RMA), the first.... read more

Change of leadership at IFAC

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 Nov 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has appointed In-Ki Joo as its new president and Alan Johnson as its deputy president.. read more

BEIS to launch inquiry into UK audit market

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Nov 2018

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS) plans to launch an inquiry into the UK audit market in 2019.. read more

SASB codifies industry specific sustainability accounting standards.

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 13 Nov 2018

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has published what it claims to be the world’s first set of industry-specific sustainability.... read more

Reporting bodies announce two year alignment project

  • Published: 7 Nov 2018

A number of major corporate reporting bodies and standard setters have launched a two year project to drive better alignment in the corporate.... read more

Visionary Accountancy Leader, René Ricol, Receives IFAC’s Highest Honor

  • Published: 7 Nov 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) award French accountancy leader René Rico with its highest honour, the IFAC Global Leadership.... read more

ACCA and Alibaba Cloud sign agreement

  • Published: 6 Nov 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Alibaba Cloud signed an agreement, forming a relationship between the two in order to.... read more

Mazars UK pushes for joint audits and market-share cap in response to the CMA

  • Published: 5 Nov 2018

Mazars UK has put forward a proposal to cap the Big Four market share in the FTSE 350 and proposed joint audit solutions in their response to the.... read more

65% of governments globally set to report on accrual basis by 2023

  • Published: 5 Nov 2018

Within the next five years 65% of governments globally will report on accrual basis, according to the International Federation of Accountants.... read more

PCAOB appoints directors

  • Published: 5 Nov 2018

The US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has appointed a director of international affairs, and a director of registration and.... read more

ACCA appoints executive director

  • Published: 2 Nov 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Julie Hotchkiss as executive director.. read more

IASB updates definition of ‘material’

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Nov 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has made amendments to its definition of what is considered material to make it easier for.... read more

IMA signs MoU with ALPFA

  • Published: 30 Oct 2018

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), have signed a MoU.. read more

FRC examining non-financial information in corporate reporting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a project to examine the existing processes of corporate reporting and how companies can.... read more

Reports: Stephen Haddrill stepping down as CEO of the FRC

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) CEO Stephen Haddrill is reportedly stepping down, according to Sky News.. read more

UN partners with the Integrated Reporting Council to inform enterprises

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The 2023 agenda for sustainable development was created, to provide a context to accelerate global progress towards the integration of financial.... read more

Search for IAASB chair restarts after Baumann pulls out

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has had to restart its search for its next chair, after Martin Baumann revealed he.... read more

FRC calls for improved reporting quality

  • Published: 25 Oct 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has called for improvements in areas such as corporate reporting, including key accounting judgements and.... read more


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