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Latest News

CIPFA logo CIPFA WINS CONTRACT TO BE EXCLUSIVE TRAINER OF NHS FINANCE MANAGERS
21 August 2014

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has announced that it has won a contract with the NHS Leadership Academy to be the exclusive provider of tuition services for the finance management stream of the NHS Graduate Scheme.


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand ATO ENTERS BITCOIN FRAY
21 August 2014

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand has welcomed the release of Australian Tax Office guidance on the tax ramifications of crypto-currencies, specifically Bitcoin. The guidance comprises an ATO summary of how various parts of the tax law apply to Bitcoin, and links to draft ATO rulings which will attract comment from the small but rapidly growing number of groups and individuals with an interest in this area.


CIPFA logo CIPFA SIGN MOU WITH GHANIAN INSTITUTIE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (ICAG)
21 August 2014

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU cements the relationship between the two bodies and creates a framework for the two institutes to work together to promote good Public Financial Management (PFM) practices in Ghana.


ETHICS BOARD PROPOSES STRENGTHENED AUDITOR INDEPENDENCE STANDARD ADDRESSING LONG ASSOCIATION IN ETHICS CODE
21 August 2014

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants® (IESBA®) has released for public comment the Exposure Draft, Proposed Changes to Certain Provisions of the Code Addressing the Long Association of Personnel with an Audit or Assurance Client. The proposals respond to stakeholder concern about the appearance of independence and the need to ensure that the threats created by the long association of audit firm personnel with an audit client are appropriately addressed on all audit engagements.


2014-2016 IAESB STRATEGY AND WORK PLAN ISSUED
21 August 2014

The International Accounting Education Standards Board™ (IAESB™) has issued its 2014-2016 Strategy and Work Plan, which focuses on supporting the adoption and implementation of International Education Standards™ (IESs™).


REVISED RAMEWORK FOR INTERNAIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS IS PROPOSED
21 August 2014

The International Accounting Education Standards Board™ (IAESB™) has undertaken a project that has improved the relevancy, clarity, and consistency of its standards as well as their applicability to IFAC members and associates. It is proposing a revised Framework for International Education Standards (the “Framework”), which sets out the concepts that underlie the IAESB’s International Education Standards™ (IES™).


IFAC CALL ON G20 TO PRIORITIZE PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING IN WAKE OF ARGENTINIAN DEFAULT
21 August 2014

IFAC argue that Argentina’s most recent default adds to the long list of government defaults, bailouts, and restructurings over the years. It also serves to highlight that sovereign debt problems evident during the recent global financial crisis continue to exist. IFAC strongly recommends that the G-20 makes enhanced public sector financial management a key priority this year and in the future.


PIR ON GASB STANDARD FOR CAPITAL ASSET IMPAIRMENT, INSURANCE RECOVERIES
20 August 2014

An accounting standard for state and local governments that addresses the impairment of capital assets and insurance recoveries provides important information to users of financial statements and resolves some but not all of the issues underlying its purpose. That is a central conclusion of the Post-Implementation Review (PIR) of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 42, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Impairment of Capital Assets and for Insurance Recoveries.


SURVEY SAYS BANKS NOT PREPARED FOR NEW ALLL ACCOUNTING STANDARD
17 August 2014

Despite accounting standard changes on the horizon later this year, the majority of banks are not currently prepared to meet the requirements of the proposed model, which will mandate how banks calculate their allowance for loan and lease losses (ALLL). This insight is derived from a survey sponsored by Sageworks and performed by SourceMedia Research regarding financial institutions’ plans and their current process for calculating the ALLL, a balance-sheet reserve for expected credit losses.


NASBA ANNOUNCES 2014 ACCOUNTING EDUCATION RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENTS
11 August 2014

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has announced the 2014 recipients of its Accounting Education Research Grants program. Faculty and postdoctoral researchers representing four institutions will receive grants, totaling $31,000, in an effort to advance research on educational issues impacting CPAs, the public accounting profession, and Boards of Accountancy charged with protecting the public.


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Kasaoka cover The Effect of Defined Benefit Liability on Firms’ Valuations in Japan
by Eriko Kasaoka, Kwansei Gakuin University
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21 August 2014
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19th World Congress of Accountants
10 November 2014 - 13 November 2014 ( 4 days )
The Scientific Committee of the World Congress of Accountants 2014 invites the submission of original research papers to be published on the occasion of the 19th World Congress, in order to stimulate and feed the debate around the theme of the Congress:...
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IASB logo IFRS Research Centre
03 May 2014
The IFRS Research Centre is an initiative of the IASB that is designed to support the establishment of a dedicated research capability that will draw upon a combination of internal and external intellectual resources, including the engagement of the academic community.
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