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AICPA appoints Robert Dohrer as chief auditor

  • Published: 27 Mar 2018

Robert Dohrer has been appointed chief auditor of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He will succeed the AICPA’s vice president of.... read more

IFRS Foundation appoints director of Tokyo office

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation has appointed Makoto Takahashi as its regional liaison office director in Tokyo,.... read more

UK FRC appoints new members to the board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society in England chair Julia Unwin and.... read more

IASB calls for applicants to join management commentary consultative group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Mar 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has called for application to the management commentary consultative group which will make.... read more

Interim Nominating Committee set up to select next IAASB chair

  • Published: 9 Mar 2018

An interim Nominating Committee (INC) to select the chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for the 2019-2021.... read more

Kevin Dancey appointed as IFAC CEO

  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has selected Kevin Dancey as its next chief executive officer.. read more

USA SEC appoints chief accountant in division of corporation finance

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Kyle Moffatt as chief accountant in the division of corporation finance.. read more

Sri Lankan institute appoints KPMG partner as its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Feb 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has appointed Jagath Perera as its 24th president, effective 8 February 2018.. read more

South African regulator renews CEO’s contract

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has renewed their contract with current CEO Bernard Agulhas for.... read more

IFRS Foundation appoints former Australia and New Zealand CEO as executive director

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The IFRS Foundation has appointed Lee White as executive director following the departure of former Yael Almog, effective in April 2018.. read more

COSO appoints former IIA global chair as its new leader

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The joint initiative for organisational performance and governance Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has.... read more

Canadian audit regulator appoints former Deloitte managing partner as new CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2018

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed former managing partner for leadership development and succession at Deloitte Canada.... read more

Women slowly taking on more C-Suite roles

  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

Women’s representation in CFO positions has nearly doubled in the USA over the last ten years, accounting for 12.6% of CFO positions according to a.... read more

Brazilian institute announces president and reshuffles management boards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Jan 2018

The Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors (IBRACON) has appointed a new president and board members, effective 2 January 2018.. read more

ICAS appoints former PwC partner as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Dec 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) has appointed former PwC partner and head of corporate restructuring Bruce Cartwright as.... read more

PCAOB new chairman appointed

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Dec 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Republican USA Senate lawyer William Duhnke as the new chair of the Public Company.... read more

ACCA appoints its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Dec 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Leo Lee as president effective 30 November 2017 for a one year term.. read more

IFAC calls for 2019 international standard setting board nominations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a call for nominations for 22 vacancies on independent standard-setting boards in 2019.. read more

USA oversight body appoints members to the FASAC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Dec 2017

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has announced the appointment of nine members to the Financial Accounting.... read more

News brief: ACCA Canada appoints head

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Jillian Couse as head of ACCA Canada taking over from Suzanne Godbehere.... read more


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