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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

IESBA launches public survey on audit fees

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The International Ethics Standards Board of Accountants (IEBSA) has launched a public survey on the level of fees charged by audit firms.. read more

UK advisory group calls to increase corporate reporting on social impacts

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

An independent advisory group set up by the UK government has called for the government and the UK FRC to explore how best to encourage UK.... read more

A new guidance paper helps directors understand financial reporting obligations

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have launched a joint.... read more

PCAOB and Irish Audit Regulator sign cooperative agreement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) have signed a cooperative.... read more

East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have.... read more

CA ANZ reports drop in revenues but rise in membership

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand institute (CA ANZ) has published its annual report 2017, highlighting revenues of $6.77m, down.... read more

ACCA regrets slow adoption globally of accrual accounting in the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a new report which considers the current state of the adoption of.... read more

Kazarian Foundation and Columbia Business School collaborate on public financial management

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Columbia Business School and the privately operating Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation are collaborating on a sovereign risk initiative to.... read more

IPSASB looks to bridge the social benefits gap in accounting standards for the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has released for comment an exposure draft addressing accounting for the.... 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

FRC provides advice on preparing 2017/2018 annual reports

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Oct 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has written to companies highlighting key areas for improvement when preparing annual reports for 2017/2018.... read more

IIRC to release guidance to address Integrated Reporting implementation challenges

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has announced that it will release guidance to address implementation challenges of.... read more

CIPFA and AAT to offer joint public finance apprenticeship pathway

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are working together to.... read more

Philippines becomes the first country to meet all EITI standard requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Philippines has become the first country to meet all of the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standard,.... read more

African institutes collaborate in a partnership for professionalization

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Oct 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) has partnered with the Pan African Federation of Accountants.... read more

Brazilian firm helps set up social observatory in Rio de Janeiro

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

Brazilian firm, Domingues e Pinho Contadores (DPC), and the commercial association of Rio de Janeiro have helped set up a social observatory in the.... 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

EU companies late on implementing biggest shake up of data protection laws

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Sep 2017

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the European Union (EU) member states on 25 May 2018, affecting the way in which.... read more


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