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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

Institute of Business Ethics says boards should pay more attention to corporate culture

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

A survey report from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) has found that although boards discuss culture and relevant information, they should.... read more

Risk management federation calls on EU for better climate related risk data access

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has responded to a public consultation on the European Union’ Strategy on.... read more

Revised audit reporting standards improves transparency and corporate reporting, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Mar 2018

Updated auditor reporting standards have improved quality of information for investors, governance and financial reporting, according to a report.... read more

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... 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

ACCA and Irish college sign partnership agreement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Trinity Business School of Trinity College Dublin in Ireland have signed a.... read more

African regulators set up regional forum

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Regulators from 11 African countries have set up the African Forum of Independent Accounting and Auditing Regulators (AFIAAR), with the first.... read more

Environmental, social and governance reporting on the rise

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting trends are on the rise, according to a report by the World Business Council for Sustainable.... read more

The Reporting Exchange now available in simplified Chinese

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Reporting Exchange, an online platform to help businesses navigate the confusing.... read more

Accountancy Europe releases position paper on sustainable finance in the EU

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Ahead of the upcoming consultation by the European Commission on the fitness of the EU corporate reporting framework, Accountancy Europe has.... read more

Indian institute call for actions over alleged fraud at state-run bank

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Following the alleged fraud of state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), which came to light 14 February this year, the disciplinary directorate of The.... read more

Scottish and USA institutes sign mutual recognition agreement

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National.... read more

Institute of internal auditors calls for internal audit to be scrutinised

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) has called for internal audit to be accountable to the UK Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC).... read more

Risk management crucial to effective strategic leadership, says ACCA

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Company boards should focus on risk assessment, reporting and control to align with governance policies and objectives, because appropriate risk.... read more

Auditors’ role in tackling financial crime

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

Accountancy Europe has released frequently asked questions explaining the role of the auditor in tackling financial crime, the legal basis of their.... read more

ACCA calls for open and honest debate about quality of audit

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a guide, ‘Tenets of a quality audit’ highlighting the features that a.... read more

EFAA launch survey on audit and alternatives to audit

  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has launched a survey on audit and alternatives to audit for European small and.... 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


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