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Skills shortage is a possible threat to business optimism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

While business optimism has risen to an all-time high of 51% in this year’s second quarter growing fears over workforce skills could impact.... read more

EFRAG is looking for new board members

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Jun 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has launched a call for candidates to serve its Board.. read more

CPA Australia’s CEO defends $1.8m pay packet

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jun 2017

CPA Australia CEO Alex Malley has defended his $1.8m pay packet which was unveiled in CPA Australia’s latest disclosure document, as well as.... read more

CIMA elects president

  • Published: 6 Jun 2017

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has elected its 84th president, David Stanford, for a one year term.. read more

CA ANZ appoints transformation leader as CEO

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 18 May 2017

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) has appointed Rick Ellis, a transformation leader with a background form the IT industry,.... read more

SASB announces members of the inaugural SASB Standards Board

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 12 May 2017

The board of directors of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation has announced the appointment of nine members to its.... read more

Pan African Federation of Accountants elects new president and board

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 May 2017

Kampala (Uganda) / London (UK). The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) has elected Koos du Toit, CEO of the Institute of Chartered.... read more

Head of China standard setting appointed to IASB board

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 12 May 2017

The IFRS Foundation trustees have appointed Jianqiao Lu, director of the accounting regulatory department at China’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) as a.... read more

ETAF elects president and board members

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 2 May 2017

The European Tax Adviser Federation (ETAF) has re-elected Philippe Arraou as president during its last general assembly.. read more

IFIAR elects first board chair and vice chair

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Apr 2017

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has elected Brian Hunt, chief executive officer (CEO) of Canadian Public.... read more

Analysis: New chair appointed at House of Cards EGIAN

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Apr 2017

It has taken nearly two years and numerous intrigues for the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations (EGIAN) to find a.... read more

News brief: CAANZ’s Lee White to stand down as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Apr 2017

The board of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) has announced that its CEO Lee White, is to stand down as the CEO by the.... read more

KPMG removes 6 personnel including their head of audit over unethical behaviour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

Big Four firm KPMG has fired six audit personnel including four partners, one employee and the head of the audit practice in the USA, for violating.... read more

Singapore Accountancy Commission announces new board members from outside the Big Four

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

The Singapore Ministry of Finance (MoF) has announced a number of changes to the board of the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), a statutory.... read more

Gender pay gap reporting requirements puts equality in the spotlight

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Apr 2017

A transparency initiative on the gender pay gap has led to reporting requirements being put into force from 5 April 2017. Private and voluntary.... read more

PIOB approves extension of IAASB chairman’s term

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Apr 2017

Professor Arnold Schilder has had his term extended through 2018 as the chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.... read more

News brief, appointment: Former CFO of the Crown Estate appointed chair of ACCA global forum for sustainability

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

John Lelliott, the former CFO of the Crown Estate, was appointed chair of the ACCA’s global forum for sustainability.. read more

Singapore MoF appoints member to regulator’s board

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Mar 2017

Singapore’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) has appointed three new members to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) Board, as well as.... read more

Senior partner of HLB Indian member firm becomes president of the institute

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 16 Feb 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.... read more

GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board appoints new chair and board members

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017

The GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has appointed a new chair and six new board members.. read more


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