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IAESB logo IAESB RELEASES 2013 ANNUAL REPORT: ENHANCING PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING EDUCATION
26 August 2014

The International Accounting Education Standards Board™ (IAESB™) has released its 2013 Annual Report, Enhancing Professional Accounting Education. The annual report highlights the IAESB’s work in the public interest to enhance the quality and consistency of professional accounting education practices throughout the world and to strengthen the public’s confidence in the competence and judgment of professional accountants.


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand NUMEROUS REVIEWS ARE CAUSING DISRUPTION TO FINANCIAL SYSTE REFORM NOT AIDING IT SAYS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
26 August 2014

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand has called on the Australian government to undertake an audit of its reviews to ensure the Financial System Inquiry is not lost in the myriad of existing inquiries and submissions. They have produced an infographic to illustrate the impact of these many on-going reviews.


FRC Logo FRC ISSUE REVISED EDITIONS OF FRS 101 - REDUCED DISCLOSURE FRAMEWORK AND FRS 201 - THE FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD
26 August 2014

The UK and Irish FRC has issued revised editions of FRS 101 Reduced Disclosure Framework and FRS 102 The Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland incorporating amendments already published to date.


FRC PROPOSES AMENDMENTS TO FRS 102 RELATING TO PENSION OBLIGATIONS
26 August 2014

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued an exposure draft: ‘FRED 55 Draft Amendments to FRS 102 – Pension obligations’, in order to clarify issues relating to accounting for defined benefit pension plans in advance of new UK and Irish GAAP becoming mandatory from 1 January 2015.


AMERICAN ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATION PRESENTS 2014 AWARDS
24 August 2014

The American Accounting Association (AAA) has provided details on the winners of its 2014 awards, which were presented at its annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 6.


PROPOSED INTERIM RELEASE 2 TO IFRS TAXONOMY 2014 PUBLISHED FOR COMMENT
24 August 2014

The IFRS Foundation has published for public comment the Proposed Interim Release 2 to the IFRS Taxonomy 2014.


AAA ACCOUNTING HALL OF FAME INDUCTS ABRAHAM JACOB BRILOFF AND WILLIAM RUDOLPH KINNEY JR.
23 August 2014

Two distinguished accountants were inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame on Monday, August 4, 2014, at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2014 inductees are the late Abraham Jacob Briloff, Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Professor of Accountancy Emeritus at Baruch College, and William Rudolph Kinney, Jr., Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Business and PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin.


PIR CONCLUDES SHARE-BASED PAYMENT STANDARD ACHIEVES PURPOSE
23 August 2014

A 2004 accounting standard that addresses companies’ share-based payment transactions achieves its purpose and provides useful information to users of financial statements. That was the central conclusion of the post-implementation review (PIR) of FASB Statement No. 123(R), Share-Based Payment.


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.


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.


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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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