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Latest News

WEF logo HAS DIGITAL MEDIA USE IMPROVED THE QUALITY OF OUR LIVES? SEE WEF DISCUSSION ON THIS TOPIC - NOT ALL AGREE
31 January 2016

Has digital media use improved the quality of our lives? This issue was debated at the World Economic Forum this week.


IPSASB logo IPSASB PUBLISHES EXPOSURE DRAFT 60 ON PUBLIC SECTOR COMBINATIONS
31 January 2016

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board® (IPSASB®) has released for comment Exposure Draft (ED) 60, Public Sector Combinations.


ICAS logo THE POWER OF ONE - A NEW ICAS INITIATIVE IS LAUNCHED TO FOCUS ON ETHICS IN THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION AND HOW EACH ACCOUNTANT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE (FOR GOOD)
31 January 2016

ICAS have released a new programme focused at ethics across the accounting profession.


ISACA CYBER-SECURITY NEXUS LAUNCHES TOOL TO HELP CYPER PROS NAVIGATE THEIR CAREERS
31 January 2016

Global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA has launched a free digital tool through its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX): Cybersecurity Career Road Map


DIGITAL TOOL THREATS AND CONTROLS IDENTIFICATION RELEASED BY ISACA
31 January 2016

Global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA has launched a free digital tool through its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX): Threats and Controls


CAQ YEAR IN REVIEW CELEBRATES FUTURE FOCUS FOR PROFESSION
31 January 2016

The CAQ has published the latest edition of its annual Year in Review. The publication, this year titled “Future Focused,” documents key efforts and accomplishments of the CAQ and the public company auditing profession during calendar 2015.


CAQ PROFESSION IN FOCUS WEBCAST SERIES ADDS INTEVIEWS WITH AICPA PRESIDENT BARRY MELANCON AND PCAOB BOARCD MEMBER JAY HANSON
31 January 2016

The CAQ added to its "Profession in Focus" video series with two January episodes. In the first, Barry Melancon, President and CEO of American Institute of CPAs and member of the CAQ's Governing Board, discussed the issue of cybersecurity at length, as well as the state of audit quality broadly. In the following episode, Jay D. Hanson, Board Member at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), also addressed the overall state of audit quality, as well as the PCAOB's 2016 priorities and the issue of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR).


EUROPEAN COURT OF AUDITORS CRITICISE EUROPEAN COMMISSIONS WEAK RESPONSE TO FINANCIAL CRISIS
31 January 2016

PF International journalist Vivienne Russell this week reports that the European Commission's response to the financial crisis of the late 2000s was "generally weak", with measures not applied consistently and lacking in thorough scrutiny, auditors have said.


IASB ISSUES NARROW SCOPE AMENDMENTS TO IAS 12 INCOME TAXES
31 January 2016

The International Accounting Standards Board® (the Board) has issued amendments to IAS 12 Income Taxes. The amendments, Recognition of Deferred Tax Assets for Unrealised Losses (Amendments to IAS 12), clarify how to account for deferred tax assets related to debt instruments measured at fair value.


IASB RESPONDS TO INVESTORS CALL FOR IMPROVED DISCLOSURES ON COMPANY DEBT
31 January 2016

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board), responsible for IFRS® Standards, has issued amendments to IAS 7 Statement of Cash Flows. The improvements to disclosures require companies to provide information about changes in their financing liabilities and come as a response to requests from investors for information that helps them better understand changes in a company’s debt.


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14th European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance
06 April 2016 - 08 April 2016 ( 3 days )
The title of the conference is broad, and we welcome submissions from the full spectrum of internal auditing (IA) and corporate governance (CG). Given the emerging challenges in the field of internal audit and corporate governance we warmly invite contributions that shed light on: • Internal audit effectiveness at macro, meso and micro level; • Changing nature of organisations and risks in network society and challenges to IA and corporate governance; • Emerging Information Systems and the impact on the IA profession; • Cultural differences associated with IA and CG effectiveness; • Behavioural factors in IA and CG and requirements to skills and education of IA professionals....
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Call for papers for QRAM - Family Business and Management Accounting and Control systems
31 January 2016
Author(s):Hanno Roberts
Type:Academic papers (complete)
Family Business and Management Accounting and Control systems - Special issue call for papers from Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management
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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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