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December 13, 2009

2009 story index

This index lists The Accountant story headlines during 2009, showing number of issue followed by page number

Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions

Islamic finance group plans framework update 6071, 5

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, Singapore

Singapore sets out to become Asia’s accounting hub 6064, 5

Is Singapore the next regional hub? 6070, 8-9

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Universities criticise new CPA Australia programme 6070, 1-2

Accounting and Professional Education Standards Board, Australia

Region round-up 6066, 6

Region round-up 6067, 6

Accounting Practices Board, South Africa

Region round-up 6069, 7

Accounting Standards Board of Japan

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

Japanese release tentative road map 6063, 11

Region round-up 6067, 6

Reaching the milestones 6068, 4

Accounting Standards Board, UK

ICAEW launches new faculty in ‘death or glory’ period 6063, 5

European commentators wary of quick fixes to fair value guidance 6064, 1

‘IFRS light’ hits the shelves 6068, 1-2

Leasing consultation raises complexity fears 6068, 9

Three-tier proposal for UK GAAP 6069, 4

Region round-up 6070, 7

XBRL still a largely unknown factor 6073, 1

Accounting Standards Council, Singapore

Is Singapore the next regional hub? 6070, 8-9

American Accounting Association

Increasing global awareness evident at US accounting event 6069, 2

American Bankers Association

Bankers fear divergence 6069, 4

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

SEC study says improve, not suspend, fair value 6062, 5

Region round-up 6063, 7

AICPA chair commits to another five years 6063, 12

Region round-up 6064, 6

US profession calls for certainty on IFRS adoption 6065, 5

Seeking opportunity in risky times 6065, 11-15

Recent FASB change to have pervasive impact, says AICPA 6066, 3

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

New AICPA chairman welcomes changing times in the US 6071, 1

Region round-up 6071, 6

Relief as US government rejects oversight proposal for FASB 6072, 5

SEC coy on IFRS adoption road map 6073, 3

AICPA creeps towards global status 6073, 9

Ankara University

Turkish accounting edges towards the West 6065, 9

Arab Society of Certified Accountants

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

Region round-up 6063, 6

Region round-up 6065, 7

At the heart of it all 6066, 11

Region round-up 6068, 7

Asean Federation of Accountants

Region round-up 6066, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Asian-Oceanian Standards Setters Group

Region round-up 6067, 6

Is Singapore the next regional hub? 6070, 8-9

Region round-up 6072, 6

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Region round-up 6063, 7

Building an army 6063, 8

Relief for audit industry 6064, 2

ACCA reports 7% membership growth 6064, 3

Sustainability reporting suffers 6064, 8

ACCA steps up sustainability focus 6064, 11

Managing the crisis 6064, 12-15

Region round-up 6066, 6

ACCA produces water accounting discussion paper 6067, 3

ACCA focuses on accountants in business as 2009-10 global theme 6067, 5

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6069, 7

Building reputations 6069, 10

The most complex standard 6070, 4

ACCA online training product helps members optimise CPD 6070, 5

Region round-up 6072, 6

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting

Region round-up 6072, 6

Crossing borders 6073, 6-8

Audit Assurance Standards Board, Malaysia

MIA seeks louder voice in standards on Islamic finance, audit and ethics 6067, 3

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, Australia

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6072, 6

Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, Canada

Region round-up 6065, 6

Auditing Practices Board, UK

Region round-up 6062, 7

Region round-up 6063, 7

Relief for audit industry 6064, 2

Region round-up 6064, 7

Region round-up 6065, 7

Region round-up 6069, 7

Calls increase for ISA adoption in Europe following EC consultation 6069, 3

FRC advises on non-audit services 6072, 5

Australian Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6064, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Australian Accounting Standards Board

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6072, 6

Australian Financial Reporting Council

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6072, 6

Australian Securities and Investment Commission

Region round-up 6067, 6

Autorité des marchés financiers

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

Region round-up 6068, 7

Brunei Darussalam Institute of Certified Public Accountants

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

Business Advisory Council, Japan

Reaching the milestones 6068, 4

Canadian Accounting Standards Board

Cherry wraps up 8 years at Canadian standard setter 6064, 9

Managing the crisis 6064, 12-15

Region round-up 6065, 6

Canadian standard setter releases private entities draft 6066, 4

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants

Managing the crisis 6064, 12-15

Region round-up 6069, 6

Centre for Audit Quality

CAQ welcomes new regulators 6062, 3

SEC study says improve, not suspend, fair value 6062, 5

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

FASB sharpens focus on fair value 6063, 5

Region round-up 6063, 7

Region round-up 6064, 6

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

US profession calls for certainty on IFRS adoption 6065, 5

Seeking opportunity in risky times 6065, 11-15

Region round-up 6066, 6

US audit watchdog head resigns 6067, 3

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Relief as US government rejects oversight proposal for FASB 6072, 5

Sarbanes-Oxley comes under fire in US Congress and High Court 6073, 3

Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board

Japan publishes oversight plan 6070, 3

CFA Institute

FASB sharpens focus on fair value 6063, 5

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

Investor voices get louder 6066, 3

The benefits of direct method cash flow 6072, 4

XBRL still a largely unknown factor 6073, 1

IFRS 9 presents convergence concerns 6073, 1

CGA-Canada

Building an army 6063, 8

Managing the crisis 6064, 12-15

Canadian and Irish institutes form strategic partnership 6067, 3

Region round-up 6068, 7

Irish institute widens global outlook 6072, 1

Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania

Romanian audit institute celebrates 10th anniversary 6068, 11

Region round-up 6069, 7

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Irish institute finishes rebranding exercise 6070, 5

The worst of times 6072, 12-15

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CIMA strengthens ties across world 6062, 5

Region round-up 6062, 7

Novel methods and old principles 6062, 8

CIMA updates qualification 6062, 15

CIMA Sri Lanka feud gets ugly 6063, 1

Region round-up 6065, 7

Indian and US institutes agree on mutual recognition 6066, 4

Region round-up 6066, 7

Finance and marketing team up 6066, 9

CIMA fixes Pakistan in its sights 6066, 9

Staying relevant 6067, 8

Region round-up 6068, 7

CIMA challenges institute’s decision to adopt post-nominals 6069, 3

Trying times 6070, 12-15

CIMA enters first US training partnership with the World Bank 6072, 2

CIMA sends call to action 6073, 5

Crossing borders 6073, 6-8

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

PwC partner: UK local government should introduce IFRS milestones 6067, 2

Regaining trust 6068, 12

Chartered Institute of Taxation

Region round-up 6064, 7

Region round-up 6066, 7

China Securities Regulatory Commission

IOSCO welcomes developing nations members 6063, 12

Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Building an army 6063, 8

Details revealed about Chinese expansion plans 6066, 1

Region round-up 6066, 6

CMA Canada

CIMA strengthens ties across world 6062, 5

Building an army 6063, 8

Managing the crisis 6064, 12-15

Crossing borders 6073, 6-8

Local focus, global reach 6073, 8

Compagnie Nationale des Commissaires aux Comptes

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

Region round-up 6064, 7

Commissao de Valores Mobiliarios of Brazil

IOSCO welcomes developing nations members 6063, 12

Committee of European Securities Regulators

CESR report reveals limited fair value reclassification 6062, 3

Region round-up 6068, 7

Calls increase for ISA adoption in Europe following EC consultation 6069, 3

The most complex standard 6070, 4

Region round-up 6072, 7

Bearing the brunt of banking failures 6073, 4

Committee to Develop the Accounting Sector, Singapore

Singapore sets out to become Asia’s accounting hub 6064, 5

Is Singapore the next regional hub? 6070, 8-9

Confédération Fiscale Européenne

Moving towards their own identity 6062, 14

G20 pledge to back global standards and tackle tax havens welcomed 6065, 5

Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants

Region round-up 6066, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Consiglio Nazionale dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili

Under construction 6069, 8-9

Consiglio Nazionale dei Ragionieri

Under construction 6069, 8-9

Consiglio Nazionale Dottori Commercialisti

Under construction 6069, 8-9

CPA Australia

CIMA strengthens ties across world 6062, 5

Region round-up 6062, 6

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

Region round-up 6063, 6

Building an army 6063, 8

Region round-up 6064, 6

Leadership goes offshore 6065, 4

Region round-up 6066, 6

Times are a-changing 6067, 12-15

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Universities criticise new CPA Australia programme 6070, 1-2

CPA Australia allows students to specialise in Singaporean tax 6070, 2

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Irish institute widens global outlook 6072, 1

CPA Ireland

Canadian and Irish institutes form strategic partnership 6067, 3

Irish institute widens global outlook 6072, 1

The worst of times 6072, 12-15

Délégation Internationale pour l’Audit et la Comptabilité

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

Eastern Central and Southern African Federation of Accountants

New laws, old problems 6069, 12-15

Ethics Standards Board, Malaysia

MIA seeks louder voice in standards on Islamic finance, audit and ethics 6067, 3

European Banking Federation

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

European Commission

Moving towards their own identity 6062, 14

SME group blasts EU micros plan 6063,1

EC calls for more trust from the US 6063, 3

Region round-up 6063, 7

Japanese release tentative road map 6063, 11

Olson defends US co-operation 6065, 1

Leave accounting standards alone 6065, 3

ASB speeds up classification and measurement standard 6066, 1

Region round-up 6066, 7

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

‘IFRS light’ hits the shelves 6068, 1-2

EC says ISA benefits would outweigh costs in European Union countries 6068, 3

Ireland moves closer to audit directive implementation 6068, 9

A new regime 6068, 10

EC publishes audit concentration study results 6068, 11

EC changes tune on SME standard 6069, 4

The most complex standard 6070, 4

EC proposes oversight reliance 6070, 5

Profession braces for EC endorsement news 6071, 1

Convergence process in danger of unwinding, says E&Y leader 6072, 1

Profession applauds IFRS 9 as EC postpones endorsement 6072, 3

Region round-up 6072, 7

France secures internal markets post 6073, 3

Economic and Financial Affairs Council

Tweedie tells European minsters the IASB will stick to IAS 39 plans 6067, 1

ICAEW defends IFRS following EC criticism 6068, 5

Bearing the brunt of banking failures 6073, 4

European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for small- and medium-sized enterprises

SME group blasts EU micros plan 6063, 1

European Financial Reporting Advisory Group

Evolution not revolution 6062, 4

European commentators wary of quick fixes to fair value guidance 6064, 1

Region round-up 6064, 7

Corporate governance needs global convergence 6064, 11

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

Region round-up 6065, 7

IASB speeds up classification and measurement standard 6066, 1

Europe approves funding for accounting bodies 6066, 5

Region round-up 6067, 7

Region round-up 6068, 7

Region round-up 6070, 7

Profession braces for EC endorsement news 6071, 1

EFRAG to fast track financial instruments advice 6071, 5

EFRAG chair urges calm over IFRS 9 stalemate 6072, 3

IFRS 9 presents convergence concerns 6073, 1

European Securities Market Association

Bearing the brunt of banking failures 6073, 4

European Sustainability Reporting Association

Sustainability reporting suffers 6064, 8

FAR SRS

Creating value and trust 6062, 16

Sweden falls further in line with EU 6067, 2

Abolishing audit for SMEs – are we selling our souls? 6073, 2

Sweden prepares for momentous changes 6073, 9

Federacion Argentina de Consejos Profesionales de Ciencias Economicas

Moving with the times 6066, 12

Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens

Take sustainability role or lose it – FEE 6062, 2

Evolution not revolution 6062, 4

SME group blasts EU micros plan 6063, 1

Sustainability reporting suffers 6064, 8

Region round-up 6065, 7

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

Region round-up 6068, 7

IASB convergence agenda queried 6068, 9

EC changes tune on SME standard 6069, 4

FCAG issues final recommendations 6069, 4

Calls increase in Europe for audit alternatives 6069, 5

Under construction 6069, 8

Region round-up 6070, 7

Druckman takes Trucost challenge 6071, 2

Profession applauds IFRS 9 as EC postpones endorsement 6072, 3

France secures internal markets post 6073, 3

Institutes call for global standard 6073, 5

Félag Löggiltra Endurskoðenda

Region round-up 6063, 7

Financial Accounting Foundation

Region round-up 6063, 7

Region round-up 6072, 6

Financial Accounting Standards Board

CAQ welcomes new regulators 6062, 3

Region round-up 6062, 7

US accountancy boards urge SEC to withdraw road map 6063, 3

FASB sharpens focus on fair value 6063, 5

Carbon accounting guidance 6063, 10

European commentators wary of quick fixes to fair value guidance 6064, 1

US legislation proposes creation of federal oversight board 6064, 3

Proposed standard may increase reporting complexity: Leaseurope 6064, 3

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

US IFRS convergence to take 10-15 years: Herz 6065, 10

European/US standards wrangle creates problems for third countries 6066, 2

Recent FASB change to have pervasive impact, says AICPA 6066, 3

Investor voices get louder 6066, 3

Region round-up 6066, 6

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

Tweedie tells European minsters the IASB will stick to IAS 39 plans 6067, 1

Obama regulatory reforms back US move to IFRS 6067, 1

Codified US GAAP takes effect 6067, 5

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6068, 6

International round tables to tackle financial instruments standard 6069, 3

Bankers fear divergence 6069, 4

Region round-up 6069, 6

The most complex standard 6070, 4

Region round-up 6070, 6

Standard-setting’s ‘go-to’ guy 6070, 10-11

IASB and FASB hold out hope for fair value convergence 6071, 3

FASB initiates non-for-profit group 6071, 5

Relief as US government rejects oversight proposal for FASB 6072, 5

IFRS 9 presents convergence concerns 6073, 1

Decouple accounting standards and banking regulation –Herz 6073, 5

Financial Crisis Advisory Group

FCAG issues final recommendations 6069, 4

Financial Reporting Council, UK

FRC chief executive stands down 6062, 3

Audit profession turns spotlight firmly on goodwill valuation 6062, 9

Region round-up 6064, 7

Region round-up 6065, 7

Leave accounting standards alone 6066, 3

Investor voices get louder 6066, 3

Auditor independence and FSA co-operation highlighted in report 6066, 5

Region round-up 6067, 7

Conflict of interest concerns surface as UK’s audit firms prepare for draft governance code 6068, 5

IASB convergence agenda queried 6068, 9

FRC advises on non-audit services 6072, 5

Financial Reporting Foundation, Malaysia

Region round-up 6070, 6

Financial Reporting Review Panel, UK

Audit profession turns spotlight firmly on goodwill valuation 6062, 9

Region round-up 6069, 7

Review strikes the right balance: PwC 6073, 5

Financial Services Agency of Japan

Japanese release tentative road map 6063, 11

Japan proposes IFRS road map 6067, 3

Japan publishes oversight plan 6070, 3

Financial Services Authority, UK

Region round-up 6063, 7

Auditor independence and FSA co-operation highlighted in report 6066, 5

Region round-up 6067, 7

Large Japanese companies get IFRS green light 6073, 3

Finnish Institute of Authorised Public Accountants

Region round-up 6062, 7

Forum of Firms

Forum tackles going concern 6065, 10

German Accounting Standards Board

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

German Auditor Oversight Commission

Independent oversight reveals faults 6063, 3

Reform Act remains top of the agenda 6063, 13-15

German Chamber of Public Accountants

Reform Act remains top of the agenda 6063, 13-15

Global Accounting Alliance

Pearson chief supports rules-based accounting 6065, 3

Global Reporting Initiative

Crisis presents accountants with unique chance for sustainability role, but more awareness required 6068, 8

Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Standard-setting’s ‘go-to’ guy 6070, 10-11

Region round-up 6072, 6

Haut Conseil au Commissariat aux Comptes

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians

Region round-up 6064, 6

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Building an army 6063, 8

Region round-up 6071, 6

Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission

Region round-up 6062, 6

Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors, South Africa

New legislation shakes up South African audit profession 6069, 1

New laws, old problems 6069, 12-15

Indian Institute of Management

Indian amendments spark conversion fears 6065, 3

Indonesia Institute of Accountants

Region round-up 6064, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Institut der Wirtschaftsprüferin Deutschland

Reform Act remains top of the agenda 6063, 13-15

Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka

CIMA challenges institute’s decision to adopt post-nominals 6069, 3

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore

Singapore sets out to become Asia’s accounting hub 6064, 5

Region round-up 6064, 6

Region round-up 6065, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Times are a-changing 6067, 12-15

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Local focus, global reach 6073, 8

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

SME group blasts EU micros plan 6063, 1

ICAEW launches new faculty in ‘death or glory’ period 6063, 5

Region round-up 6063, 6

Region round-up 6063, 7

Building an army 6063, 8

Report calls for more co-operation 6064, 1

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

G20 pledge to back global standards and tackle tax havens welcomed 6065, 5

Auditor independence and FSA co-operation highlighted in report 6066, 5

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

Returning to the profession 6066, 10

Accountants and lawyers team up on dispute resolutions 6067, 5

Sticking to principles 6067, 9

IASB publish first IAS 39 draft 6068, 1

Conflict of interest concerns surface as UK’s audit firms prepare for draft governance code 6068, 5

ICAEW defends IFRS following EC criticism 6068, 5

Region round-up 6068, 6

Increasing global awareness evident at US accounting event 6069, 2

Calls increase in Europe for audit alternatives 6069, 5

Region round-up 6069, 7

Building reputations 6069, 10

G20 must not confuse financial reporting purpose 6070, 3

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Druckman takes Trucost challenge 6071, 2

Calls increase for ISA adoption in Europe following EC consultation 6071, 3

Profession applauds IFRS 9 as EC postpones endorsement 6072, 3

ICAEW cements Middle East presence 6072, 10-11

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

Region round-up 6062, 7

Probe into Anglo Irish collapse 6063, 11

Irish institute develops chartered tax consultant qualification 6066, 9

Ireland moves closer to audit directive implementation 6068, 9

Irish institute finishes rebranding exercise 6070, 5

Crossing borders 6073, 6-8

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados

Region round-up 6067, 6

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ICAI president leaps to defence of Indian profession 6062, 1

The year ahead 6062, 10-11

Defending the profession 6063, 4

Satyam investigations and damage control continue 6064, 5

Region round-up 6064, 7

Indian amendments spark conversion fears 6065, 3

Price Waterhouse auditors charged 6065, 5

Region round-up 6065, 7

Region round-up 6067, 7

Region round-up 6068, 7

Region round-up 6069, 7

Past president questions extent of ICAI presidential powers 6070, 1

Region round-up 6070, 7

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Audit firm registration under review 6071, 3

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

Scotsman takes on international chair 6062, 12

Romanian audit institute celebrates 10th anniversary 6068, 11

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sierra Leone

Region round-up 6066, 7

Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean

Region round-up 6068, 6

Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka

Region round-up 6070, 7

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan

Region round-up 6062, 6

CIMA fixes Pakistan in its sights 6066, 9

Region round-up 6068, 7

Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India

CIMA strengthens ties across world 6062, 5

National election delays Indian LLP law changes 6065, 9

Indian and US institutes agree on mutual recognition 6066, 4

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Institute of Independent Auditors of Brazil

Region round-up 6062, 7

Region round-up 6066, 6

Institute of Internal Auditors

XBRL release expected to have almost no impact on US auditors 6062, 13

IIA appoints new board 6066, 5

Region round-up 6067, 7

Rentokil raises conflict questions 6069, 3

FRC advises on non-audit services 6072, 5

Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia

Region round-up 6065, 6

Institute of Management Accountants, US

Building an army 6063, 8

Region round-up 6064, 6

US profession calls for certainty on IFRS adoption 6065, 5

Seeking opportunity in risky times 6065, 11-15

Indian and US institutes agree on mutual recognition 6066, 4

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Opinion divided over SOX delay for small companies in the US 6071, 5

Crossing borders 6073, 6-8

International Accounting Education Standards Board

Scotsman takes on international chair 6062, 12

Education board begins framework revision 6063, 11

International Accounting Standards Board

CAQ welcomes new regulators 6062, 3

Credit crisis response 6062, 15

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

US accountancy boards urge SEC to withdraw road map 6063, 3

ICAEW launches new faculty in ‘death or glory’ period 6063, 5

Carbon accounting guidance 6063, 10

US finance professionals show interest in private entities standard 6063, 10

Japanese release tentative road map 6063, 11

European commentators wary of quick fixes to fair value guidance 6064, 1

Proposed standard may increase reporting complexity: Leaseurope 6064, 3

IASB amends fair value disclosures 6064, 3

Buckling down 6064, 4

Cherry wraps up 8 years at Canadian standard setter 6064, 9

The time to talk 6064, 10

IASB resists IFRS political pressure 6065, 1

Simplified IFRS should be used by everyone, says PwC UK partner 6065, 3

G20 pledge to back global standards and tackle tax havens welcomed 6065, 5

US profession calls for certainty on IFRS adoption 6065, 5

US IFRS convergence to take 10-15 years: Herz 6065, 10

IASB speeds up classification and measurement standard 6066, 1

European/US standards wrangle creates problems for third countries 6066, 2

Investor voices get louder 6066, 3

Canadian standard setter releases private entities draft 6066, 4

EU and US struggle for common ground 6066, 8

Tweedie tells European minsters the IASB will stick to IAS 39 plans 6067, 1

Obama regulatory reforms back US move to IFRS 6067, 1

Japan proposes IFRS road map 6067, 3

Australian IFRS users call for simplicity 6067, 4

‘IFRS light’ hits the shelves 6068, 1-2

IASB publish first IAS 39 draft 6068, 1

Reaching the milestones 6068, 4

Crisis presents accountants with unique chance for sustainability role, but more awareness required 6068, 8

IASB convergence agenda queried 6068, 9

Leasing consultation raises complexity fears 6068, 9

Increasing global awareness evident at US accounting event 6069, 2

International round tables to tackle financial instruments standard 6069, 3

EC changes tune on SME standard 6069, 4

FCAG issues final recommendations 6069, 4

Three-tier proposal for UK GAAP 6069, 4

Bankers fear divergence 6069, 4

IASB and IASC Foundation poised for name changes 6070, 3

The most complex standard 6070, 4

Is Singapore the next regional hub? 6070, 8-9

Standard-setting’s ‘go-to’ guy 6070, 10-11

Profession braces for EC endorsement news 6071, 1

IASB and FASB hold out hope for fair value convergence 6071, 3

EFRAG to fast track financial instruments advice 6071, 5

Convergence process in danger of unwinding, says E&Y leader 6072, 1

IFRS 9 moves to second phase 6072, 2

Profession applauds IFRS 9 as EC postpones endorsement 6072, 3

IASB amends related party transactions disclosures 6072, 5

Region round-up 6072, 7

IFRS 9 presents convergence concerns 6073, 1

France secures internal markets post 6073, 3

Hunt begins for Tweedie successor 6073, 3

Deloitte calls for more extreme IASCF constitution changes 6073, 5

Japan ups calls for sustainable funding for IASC Foundation 6073, 5

International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation

IASC names new Advisory Council 6063, 11

Europe approves funding for accounting bodies 6066, 5

Japan proposes IFRS road map 6067, 3

Reaching the milestones 6068, 4

XBRL to make convergence irrelevant, claims expert 6068, 8

IASB and IASC Foundation poised for name changes 6070, 3

Profession applauds IFRS 9 as EC postpones endorsement 6072, 3

International Audit and Assurance Standards Board

Going concern help 6062, 15

Building an army 6063, 8

Relief for audit industry 6064, 2

IAASB to update guidance on financial instruments 6068, 3

IAASB issues SME audit guide 6069, 3

Calls increase in Europe for audit alternatives 6069, 5

IAASB launches consultation on greenhouse gas standard 6071, 3Hunt begins for Tweedie successor 6073, 3

Deloitte calls for more extreme IASCF constitution changes 6073, 5

Japan ups calls for sustainable funding for IASC Foundation 6073, 5

International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance

MIA seeks louder voice in standards on Islamic finance, audit and ethics 6067, 3

International Corporate Governance Network

The time to talk 6064, 10

Corporate governance needs global convergence 6064, 11

International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants

Independence requirements for auditors tighten in revised Code 6068, 3

International Federation of Accountants

IFAC produces introductory-level sustainability framework 6063, 2

IFAC chief executive to serve another term 6063, 11

IFAC launches technician programme guidance 6064, 9

The future is bright 6065, 8

IFAC president warns against auditor rotation 6065, 10

Public sector standards come to fore 6066, 5

Obama regulatory reforms back US move to IFRS 6067, 1

Accountancy G20 summit 6067, 3

Independence requirements for auditors tighten in revised Code 6068, 3

Reaching the milestones 6068, 4

Romanian audit institute celebrates 10th anniversary 6068, 11

IFAC seals valuation standards deal 6070, 3

After the revolution 6071, 4

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

IFAC reports on ISA adoption 6072, 5

International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee

Region round-up 6066, 7

Abolishing audit for SMEs – are we selling our souls? 6073, 2

International Organization of Securities Commissions

IOSCO welcomes developing nations members 6063, 12

Schapiro voices support for global accounting standards 6071, 3

Region round-up 6072, 6

International Valuation Standards Council

IFAC seals valuation standards deal 6070, 3

Iranian Accounting Association

After the revolution 6071, 4

Iranian Association of Certified Public Accountants

After the revolution 6071, 4

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

Iranian Institute of Certified Accountants

After the revolution 6071, 4

Irish Auditing & Accounting Supervisory Authority

Region round-up 6062, 7

Region round-up 6066, 7

Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Region round-up 6070, 6

Japan ups calls for sustainable funding for IASC Foundation 6073, 5

Jordanian Association of Certified Public Accountants

Region round-up 6069, 7

Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut van Registeraccountants

Region round-up 6062, 7

Pairing up 6066, 13-15

Dutch institute fears drop in student numbers 6073, 9

Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Region round-up 6071, 6

Embracing international standards 8-9

Latvian Association of Certified Auditors

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

Malaysian Accounting Standards Board

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6063, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Malaysian Institute of Accountants

MIA seeks louder voice in standards on Islamic finance, audit and ethics 6067, 3

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Malta Institute of Accountants

Region round-up 6065, 7

Mexican Accounting Standards Board

An uphill battle 6068, 13-15

Mexican Institute of Public Accountants

An uphill battle 6068, 13-15

Ministry of Corporate Affairs, India

Region round-up 6069, 7

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Ministry of Finance, China

Building an army 6063, 8

Details revealed about Chinese expansion plans 6066, 1

Ministry of Finance, Singapore

Region round-up 6062, 6

National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards, India

Defending the profession 6063, 4

Indian amendments spark conversion fears 6065, 3

Region round-up 6069, 7

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

US accountancy boards urge SEC to withdraw road map 6063, 3

Region round-up 6070, 6

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

Region round-up 6072, 6

National Board of Accountants and Auditors Tanzania

Region round-up 6062, 6

National Hispanic Business Association

Region round-up 6072, 6

National Institute of Accountants, Australia

Region round-up 6062, 6

Region round-up 6063, 6

Region round-up 6064, 6

Region round-up 6066, 6

Times are a-changing 6067, 12-15

Region round-up 6072, 6

Nederlandse Orde van Accountants – Administratieconsulenten

Pairing up 6066, 13-15

Dutch institute fears drop in student numbers 6073, 9

Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets

Pairing up 6066, 13-15

New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

Region round-up 6071, 6

Region round-up 6072, 6

Ordre des Experts-Comptables

Profession braces for change 6062, 17-19

Ordre des Experts-Comptables du Luxembourg

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Filipino profession tackles hectic schedule 6067, 10-11

Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project

New AICPA chairman welcomes changing times in the US 6071, 1

Druckman takes Trucost challenge 6071, 2

Professional Accountants in Business Committee

IFAC produces introductory-level sustainability framework 6063, 2

Professional Oversight Board, UK

Region round-up 6065, 7

Region round-up 6067, 7

UK exams not challenging enough 6068, 3

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

ICAI president leaps to defence of Indian profession 6062, 1

CAQ welcomes new regulators 6062, 3

Region round-up 6063, 7

Reform Act remains top of the agenda 6063, 13-15

US legislation proposes creation of federal oversight board 6064, 3

PCAOB chief auditor steps down 6064, 3

Olson defends US co-operation 6065, 1

Baumann prepares for full agenda 6065, 2

Region round-up 6065, 6

Seeking opportunity in risky times 6065, 11-15

US Supreme Court to hear challenge against PCAOB 6066, 5

US audit watchdog head resigns 6067, 3

Region round-up 6067, 6

Region round-up 6068, 6

Region round-up 6069, 6

Region round-up 6070, 6

Trying times 6070, 12-15

New AICPA chairman welcomes changing times in the US 6071, 1

Region round-up 6071, 6

Region round-up 6072, 6

Sarbanes-Oxley comes under fire in US Congress and High Court 6073, 3

Public Interest Oversight Board

Europe approves funding for accounting bodies 6066, 5

Satyam Computer Services

ICAI president leaps to defence of Indian profession 6062, 1

Satyam investigations and damage control continue 6064, 5

Price Waterhouse auditors charged 6065, 5

Satyam class action dismissed by Indian Court 6069, 5

Audit firm registration under review 6071, 3

Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants

Region round-up 6064, 7

At the heart of it all 6066, 11

Securities and Exchange Board of India

ICAI president leaps to defence of Indian profession 6062, 1

IOSCO welcomes developing nations members 6063, 12

Region round-up 6066, 7

Securities and Exchange Commission, US

CAQ welcomes new regulators 6062, 3

SEC study says improve, not suspend, fair value 6062, 5

XBRL release expected to have almost no impact on US auditors 6062, 13

XBRL not quick fix for reporting ills 6062, 13

US accountancy boards urge SEC to withdraw road map 6063, 3

FASB sharpens focus on fair value 6063, 5

Region round-up 6063, 7

US legislation proposes creation of federal oversight board 6064, 3

Region round-up 6064, 6

G20 pledge to back global standards and tackle tax havens welcomed 6065, 5

US profession calls for certainty on IFRS adoption 6065, 5

Region round-up 6065, 6

US IFRS convergence to take 10-15 years: Herz 6065, 10

Seeking opportunity in risky times 6065, 11-15

Indian and US institutes agree on mutual recognition 6066, 4

Obama regulatory reforms back US move to IFRS 6067, 1

XBRL to make convergence irrelevant, claims expert 6068, 8

SEC appoints chief accountant 6069, 3

Region round-up 6069, 6

SEC to prioritise US IFRS road map 6070, 3

New AICPA chairman welcomes changing times in the US 6071, 1

Profession braces for EC endorsement news 6071, 1

Schapiro voices support for global accounting standards 6071, 3

Opinion divided over SOX delay for small companies in the US 6071, 5

Region round-up 6071, 6

Convergence process in danger of unwinding, says E&Y leader 6072, 1

Relief as US government rejects oversight proposal for FASB 6072, 5

Region round-up 6072, 6

Sarbanes-Oxley comes under fire in US Congress and High Court 6073, 3

SEC coy on IFRS adoption road map 6073, 3

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Region round-up 6063, 6

Society of Certified Accountant and Auditors of Kosovo

IFAC approves new members 6072, 5

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Region round-up 6063, 6

South Africa’s Thuthuka programme starts to bear fruit 6063, 10

South African institute names new executive president 6063, 12

Region round-up 6065, 7

The future is bright 6065, 8

New legislation shakes up South African audit profession 6069, 1

Taking the reigns 6069, 11

New laws, old problems 6069, 12-15

South African Institute of Professional Accountants

New legislation shakes up South African audit profession 6069, 1

New laws, old problems 6069, 12-15

South Asian Federation of Accountants

Trying times 6070, 12-15

Standards Advisory Council

Cherry wraps up 8 years at Canadian standard setter 6064, 9

Turkish Accounting Standards Board

Turkish accounting edges towards the West 6065, 9

TURMOB

Turkish accounting edges towards the West 6065, 9

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