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Brazilian lawyers and accountants meet ahead of NOCLAR implementation 21 February, 2017
As Brazil prepares to adopt the IESBA’s framework of standards to respond to non-compliance with laws and regulations (NOCLAR), Brazilian lawyers, accountants and auditors met to discuss its implications.
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GRI and integrated reporting make strides in India
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 An official circular by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and a linkage document released by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) put integrated reporting () and GRI at the forefront of corporate reporting in India.
UK FRC to launch a review of the UK corporate governance code
Monday, February 20, 2017 The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced it will launched a review of the UK corporate governance code later this year, but no specific date has been communicated.
Adoption of FRS 115 expected to be a challenge for Singapore companies
Thursday, February 16, 2017 With less than a year until the 1 January, 2018 implementation deadline, many companies in Singapore will face challenges as they have not started the implementation of FRS 115, according to a survey by EY Singapore.
Senior partner of HLB Indian member firm becomes president of the institute
Thursday, February 16, 2017 The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has appointed Nilesh Vikamsey as president and Naveen N.D.Gupta as vice-president for year 2017-18.
South African professional body concerned over new financial bill
Thursday, February 16, 2017 The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has questioned the constitutionality of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) bill.
ACCA President’s Debate in Brussels, ‘Accounting for public goods’ discussed
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 During the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ (ACCA’s) President’s Debate, in Brussels, both EU and global stakeholders discussed engagement among professionals to address the challenges and define the next steps to further embed natural capital and social considerations in business decision making.
EFRAG publishes draft endorsement advice on IFRS 16
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has published the draft endorsement advice on IFRS 16 after having assessed the standard as conducive to the European public good.
Finance of the future at Oracle Modern Business
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Modern Business Experience, presented by Oracle, took place from 1-2 February to provide insight and intelligence from thought leaders on the modern business world. The event schedule had two breakout sessions for finance and accounting.
IMA officially opens UK Chapter
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has officially opened its UK Chapter with an inauguration conference which took place on 3 February.
GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board appoints new chair and board members
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 The GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has appointed a new chair and six new board members.

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