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Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

IAASB appoints four members to its board

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed four members to its board, The Accountant has learnt.. read more

European Commission launches public consultation on how to encourage sustainable investments

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to better encourage the inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG).... read more

FRC plans to boost best practice in corporate reporting

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 17 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has planned to supplement its routine monitoring programme through targeted reviews of corporate reports and.... read more

Italian antitrust authority fines Big Four total of $26.6m for restrictive competition

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Italy’s antitrust authority has sanctioned the Big Four for €23.7m ($26.6m) altogether, following a violation of Article 101 of the Treaty on the.... 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

IFAC’s future in international audit standard setting in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory
bodies responsible for the overall governance of the.... read more

The Governance Institute releases guidance on GDPR data responsibilities

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

ICSA, the Governance Institute, has released guidance to improve board awareness of the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.... read more

FBK Grant Thornton joins GRI's gold community

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

Grant Thornton Russian member firm FBK Grant Thornton has become a GRI gold community member.​. read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

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

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

Analysis: IFAC’s role in international audit standards setting could be scrapped

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, which oversees the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), will release a public consultation laying out several.... 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

TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more

EFRAG and OIC Conference in Rome

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 31 Oct 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and the Organismo Italiano di Contabilita` (OIC) organised a stakeholders conference in.... read more

SEC approves enhanced auditor’s reporting model

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) rule that requires significant.... read more

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Preliminary report calls Big Four a “cartel-like group”

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The Maturity Institute, a not for profit company which rates how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will.... read more

Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... read more


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