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India’s insolvency institute signs partnership with ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Sep 2017

The Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI) has partnered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.... read more

Indian institute appointed vice chair of the Asian standard setters group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Sep 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has been appointed vice chair of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group (AOSSG) for a.... read more

UK FRC closes its investigation into KPMG’s audit of HBOS

  • Author: TAB Editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the closure of its investigation into the conduct of KPMG’s audit of HBOS for the year.... read more

South African institute and regulator commission research project on professional competencies of the future

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA),.... read more

Ten global companies commit to implement climate related disclosure by 2020

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

Ten companies across 7 sectors have today become the first to make the commitment to implements the Task Force on Climate-related Financial.... read more

Korean institute signs agreement with National Council of non-profit organisations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Sep 2017

The Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA) and the National Council of non-profit organisations (NPOs) have signed a memorandum.... read more

Scottish institute CEO appointed CEO of Moore Stephens International

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Sep 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) CEO Anton Colella is to step down after being appointed Moore Stephens International CEO.. read more

GRI reviews two standards and will release its first outcome publication on UN sustainability goals

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Sep 2017

GRI plans to release its first publication on the outcome of their work for the United Nations (UN’s) Sustainability Development Goals (SGD’s), as.... read more

Former president of French institute becomes BDO France managing partner

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Sep 2017

The former president of the French Institute (OEC – Ordre des Experts-Comptables) Philippe Arraou will become BDO France managing partner by the.... read more

CIIA publishes updated guidance on risk management in UK financial services

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The UK Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA UK) has released guidance on how financial institutions in the UK should manage risks in an.... read more

PCAOB brief unveils key focus areas of audit inspectors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has published its staff inspection brief detailing information about the ongoing 2017.... read more

IFRS Foundation signs agreement with banking supervisory committee

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The IFRS Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) for long term financial.... read more

IPSASB releases two exposure drafts for consultation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published two exposure drafts, one on financial instruments, and one on.... read more

IMA and ANEFAC announce partnership for management accounting in Brazil

  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the National Association of Executives in Finance, Administration and Accounting (ANEFAC) have.... read more

Nigerian institute complains about quality of graduates from tertiary institutions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has announced that the quality of graduates from tertiary institutions in Nigeria is not.... read more

FAF Trustees agree to retain GASB scope of authority policy without change

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees (Trustees) has approved the three year review of Governmental Accounting Standards.... read more

Malaysia introduces audit exemptions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) has released a directive setting out the category and criteria for audit exemption. The practice.... read more

CIPFA launches new advisory commission to examine Brexit risks and opportunities for public services

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has launched the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services, the second of.... read more

CCAB issues draft guidance for the accountancy sector on anti-money laundering

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has issued draft guidance for all entities providing audit, accountancy, tax advisory,.... read more

South African regulator appoints new chairman

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Aug 2017

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has announced the appointment of Abel Dlamini as chairman of the.... read more


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