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Veritas Capital acquires PwC USA public sector advisory business

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

An affiliate of Veritas Capital, a private equity investment firm, has acquired PwC USA public sector advisory business.. read more

News brief: accrual accounting for the public sector developments

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Feb 2018

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published a consultation on its proposed strategic objectives, supporting.... read more

GASB consults on revenue and expenses model for government accounting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The USA Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has called for public comment on its revenue and expenses recognition model for state and.... read more

New lease accounting model for the public sector proposed by IPSASB

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has called for comment on the Exposure Draft (ED) 64, Leases.. read more

PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

Brazil requests to become an associate of OECD Competition Committee

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and one of its government agency overseeing economic power abuse have each send a letter to the The.... read more

IFAC calls for 2019 international standard setting board nominations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a call for nominations for 22 vacancies on independent standard-setting boards in 2019.. 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

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


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