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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

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

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

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

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

The UK becomes the 20th country to exchange tax reports with the USA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The UK and USA governments have agreed to exchange tax information from multinational enterprises in country by country reports (CBCR).. 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

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

Global Forum releases tax transparency compliance ratings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Aug 2017

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) has published ten outcomes of an enhanced peer review.... read more

GSSB launches consultation on GRI Standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Aug 2017

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has launched a public consultation on two of the the GRI Standards; 303 Water and 403 Occupational.... read more

Standard setters publish joint report on the need for more professional scepticism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), and the.... read more

The UK government made the right decision in delaying Making Tax Digital, finds survey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Findings from a survey on Making Tax Digital (MTD) have revealed that 86% of respondents think that the UK government has made the right decision.... read more

IFRS Foundation perceived as not reactive enough to a changing world

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Research conducted by independent research agency Ebiquity has revealed that the main reputational weakness for the IFRS Foundation is the.... read more

CFO Leadership Network announces first sustainability projects in Canada

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

Since the creation of the Canadian Chapter of the Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) CFO Leadership Network in March 2017 the.... read more

Quality of non-comparable disclosure under IFRS is insufficient, says ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has published a briefing on disclosure quality and international comparability.... read more

IIRC’s own integrated report reveals resources are constrained regardless of progress

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Aug 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has released its 2016 integrated report on its progress in meeting its aim to promote.... read more

USA SEC opens consultation on PCAOB’s changes to the auditor’s report

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

THE USA SEC has published the PCAOB’s proposed rules on the auditor’s report in the Federal Register for comments by 18 August 2017.. read more


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