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IFAC elects new board members

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has elected three new board members.. read more

IAASB appoints four members to its board

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed four members to its board, The Accountant has learnt.. read more

GRI former interim CEO appointed chair for board of directors

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Nov 2017

GRI has appointed its former interim CEO Eric Hespenheide, a former Deloitte partner, as the chairman of the GRI board of directors, effective 1.... read more

FASB vice chair Kroeker reappointed

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has reappointment James Kroeker as vice chairman of the Financial Accounting.... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

PCAOB appoints a new director of international affairs

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has appointed George Botic as the new director of its international affairs succeeding Bruce.... read more

Reappointment of Bob Dohrer to IAASB board

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

RSM has announced that their global leader for quality and risk Bob Dohrer has been reappointed for a second three-year term to the International.... read more

South African institute's independent panel inquiry into KPMG South Africa staff appointed

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released the names on the independent panel members who will look into alleged.... read more

BP appoints first black female CEO

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Chartered accountant Priscillah Mabelane has taken over as BP Southern Africa (BPSA) CEO from Daniel Odogwu, in September.. read more

Baker Tilly International elects new chairman

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 31 Oct 2017

Baker Tilly International’s board of directors has elected the immediate past chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Timothy Christen.... read more

EFRAG appointed its new board members

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) General Assembly has appointed the new EFRAG board members, who will commence their term on.... read more

GRI standards gaining traction in their first year

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

Celebrating the one year anniversary of its standards, GRI has looked back with satisfaction at its roll out initiative, with 150 organisations.... read more

IFAC CEO to step down in 2018

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has announced that its CEO Fayezul Choudhury will step down at the end of 2018.. read more

Eric Hansen elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Eric Hansen has been elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), effective February 2018.. read more

Vice president of the Spanish securities regulator appointed chair of the EU’s Corporate Reporting Standing Committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

Ana Martínez-Pina, vice president of the National Securities Market Commission, the Spanish government agency responsible for the financial.... read more

PKF Liberia audit manager takes the helm of local PAO with high ambitions

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accounts (LICPA) elected Steven Seimavula, an audit manager at PKF Liberia, as their new president.. read more

Former PwC partner and IFAC member joins valuation standard setter board of trustees

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has appointed.... read more

ICPAK’s acting CEO gets appointed for the full position

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Oct 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has appointed Edwin Makori as the new CEO following approval from the Council,.... read more

Reshuffle at CPA Australia as new board takes over

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

CPA Australia has elected a new board following months of controversies leading to the CEO' departure.. read more

CPA Canada announces new chair and board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

CPA Canada has announced a new board of directors which will be chaired by Terry LeBlanc.. read more


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