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Institute of Business Ethics says boards should pay more attention to corporate culture

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

A survey report from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) has found that although boards discuss culture and relevant information, they should.... read more

Risk management federation calls on EU for better climate related risk data access

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has responded to a public consultation on the European Union’ Strategy on.... 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

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... read more

Auditors’ role in tackling financial crime

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

Accountancy Europe has released frequently asked questions explaining the role of the auditor in tackling financial crime, the legal basis of their.... 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

ACCA calls for open and honest debate about quality of audit

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a guide, ‘Tenets of a quality audit’ highlighting the features that a.... read more

EFAA launch survey on audit and alternatives to audit

  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has launched a survey on audit and alternatives to audit for European small and.... read more

UK MPs on Carillion collapse: Big Four feasted on soon to be carcass

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Feb 2018

The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the Big Four to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion.... 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

Organisations of African supreme audit institutions sign partnership agreement to help challenged members

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E), the Regional Council for Training of Supreme Audit.... read more

Malaysia assesses first year of the Enhanced Auditors’ Report implementation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

Malaysian audit committees members and investors believe the introduction of Key Audit Matter (KAMs) through the enhanced auditors’ report has.... 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

Former PCAOB and KPMG USA staff charged for leaking inspection information

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have charged six public accountants, including three former employees of the Public Company.... read more

Hong Kong to adopt independent audit oversight regime

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jan 2018

The Hong Kong government has gazetted a proposed reform which if enacted would make the local Financial Reporting Council (FRC) the regulator of.... read more

CIPFA is revoked as an audit qualifying body

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Jan 2018

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has been revoked by the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as an audit.... 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

LuxLeaks trial overturns verdict on PwC whistleblower Antione Deltour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Luxembourg Court of Cassation has decided to overturn the conviction of former PwC whistleblower Antoine Deltour who was meant to serve a.... 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


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