In response to the increasing demand for sustainability-related disclosure and reporting, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has published a literature review to assess and enhance the education available to accountancy professionals.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) recently proposed amendments to the IFRS for SMEs Accounting Standard, aiming to assist small- and medium-sized entities (SMEs) in addressing international tax reform. This marks the first instance where the IASB has suggested urgent amendments to the Standard outside of its regular review process.
A recent article on CPA Practice Advisor highlights how the digital transformation can play an important role in easing pressure on accounting firms struggling with a talent shortage.
Following last month’s announcement that the US Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) will upgrade existing free access to the online version of its standards, FAF has now implemented the change.
On Monday, our CEO John Turner gave a talk at the World Congress of Accountants in Mumbai as part of the “Technology and the Future” session. The session concentrated on new skills and capabilities that members of the accounting and audit profession, working both in industry and in practice, will need going forward.
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, are generating a surge of restatements correcting past financial reports, following last month’s accounting clarification from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently focused its attention on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs. SPACs are cash-only investment vehicles that are formed and listed with a view to taking private companies public.
How do you spot financial reporting errors or attempted fraud before they grow into problems? And – when serving a population of over 1.3 billion people – how can you both boost data quality and make the reporting and review process as efficient as possible? For the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the […]
Following similar moves from the IASB, the Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued an update designed to help alleviate the burden on companies affected by Covid-19.
In the context of a pandemic, it makes sense to ensure that as much activity as possible is done digitally. Last week saw the unveiling of a new initiative from Everbright Bank: digital bank receipts with embedded XBRL data for reuse and analysis.