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Financial risk and Climate related risk can be disclosed using the same standards

  • Published: 19 Mar 2018

IFRS can already be used by companies to report on climate related risk, according to a report by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).. 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

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

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

FCA calls for comment on tech-smart reporting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for comment on the use of technology to improve regulation efficiency and help businesses to.... read more

UK’s digital and culture secretary urges businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Fewer than half of UK businesses and charities are aware of data protection laws four months before they come into force, according to research.. read more

Indian tax reform disrupted businesses: IFAC Survey finds

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

Around 64% of Indians surveyed believe that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout led to a disruption among the businesses community across the.... read more

Finance function in Indian company evolving from cost to management accounting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The role of the finance function in Indian company is evolving to include new responsibilities in addition to the traditional limited to the remit.... read more

European Commission prepares legislative proposals for sustainable finance

  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The European Commission (EC) is preparing a strategy on sustainable finance based on the recommendations of the European Union’s High-Level Expert.... read more

With Carillion’s downfall eyes and fingers turn to KPMG, Deloitte and the UK FRC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The UK public services construction company Carillion has collapsed following financial losses where external auditors KPMG and internal auditors.... read more

RSM Tenon fined £1m over Quindell audit work

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined audit firm Arrandco Audit, formerly RSM Tenon, £1m (USA $1.4m) for audit failures at insurance.... read more

South African regulator extends independent investigation into KPMG

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Jan 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has extended its investigation into the KPMG audits of Linkway.... read more

PwC hit with two year audit ban after decade long fraud battle with Indian capital markets regulator

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred all PwC members and entities from issuing audit certificates to any listed company in.... read more

Netherlands’ regulator faces criticism after courts overrule sanctions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The Dutch regulator, the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), must change its oversight of the profession as its investigations are not.... read more

Sri Lankan institute launches revised code of best practice on corporate governance

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jan 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a revised code of best practice on corporate governance.. 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

UK FRC consults on revised corporate governance code and guidance but warnings remain over significant change

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published for consultation a revised corporate governance code to reflect the changing business.... read more

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