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FAF new logo FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOUNDATION ISSUES 2014 ANNUAL REPORT
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
20 May 2015

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has issued its 2014 Annual Report. Themed as “Building a Better GAAP,” the report focuses on the new FAF/FASB/GASB Strategic Plan. The plan serves as a blueprint for how the three groups will work together in the next few years to improve GAAP.


CPA Canada logo ENTERING HAS ITS OWN REWARD - AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE REPORTING FROM CPA CANADA
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

Robust feedback from expert judges is one of the primary attractions for entering the Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting, presented annually by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) according to the Press Release announcing this year's awards.


CPA Canada logo CPA CANADA PUBLICATION GUIDES SMEs ON PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY ISSUES
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

A new publication from Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tackle the challenges associated with collecting and appropriately securing customer information.


NEW ISACA GUIDE EXPLORES TURBULENT CYBERSECURITY ENVIRONMENT FOR INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

ISACA has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS). Titled “Industrial Control Systems: A Primer for the Rest of Us,” the guide takes a deeper look at ICS and why security practitioners face a daunting challenge in defending an infrastructure that is often full of antiquated technology.


RE-EXPOSURE DRAFT - RESPONDING TO NON-COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has released for re-exposure an enhanced proposed standard, Responding to Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations. The proposed standard sets out a new framework to guide auditors, other professional accountants in public practice, and professional accountants in business in deciding how best to act in the public interest when they come across an act or suspected act of non-compliance with laws and regulations.


NEW VIDEO RELEASED EXPLAINING THE CALL TO ACTION ON AUDIT COMMITTEE DISCLOSURE
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

Working with its partners in the Audit Committee Collaboration, the Center for Audit Quality has released a new video that succinctly explains a key Collaboration resource: Enhancing the Audit Committee Report: A Call to Action. The video is available at the Audit Committee Collaboration website and on the CAQ's YouTube channel.


MEETING UPDATE - NZAuASB MEETING 29 APRIL 2015: INCLUDING UPDATE ON AUDITOR REPORTING , DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITIES AND TRIBUTE TO TONY DALE
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

The NZAuASB held its most recent meeting on 29 April 2015. See the full news item for a summary of the meeting.


SUMMARY OF KEY GLOBAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING DEVELOPMENTS FROM PWC - Q1 2015
Contributed by: Andy LYmer
19 May 2015

PwC release a quarterly report designed to help multinationals stay aware of tax accounting and regulatory developments under US GAAP and IFRS, whilst providing technical guidance on challenging tax accounting areas. See our full news item to get a summary of this quarter's coverage.


IASB CALLS FOR FEEDBACK ON PROPOSAL TO DEFER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF REVENUE STANDARD IFRS 15
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

The IASB has published for consultation a proposal to defer the effective date of the revenue Standard, IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, by one year to 1 January 2018.


IFAC SUGGEST WORKING WITH CURRENT STANDARD SETTERS IN RESPONSE TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION GREEN PAPER: BUILDING A CAPITAL MARKET UNION
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
19 May 2015

IFAC has welcomed the European Commission’s emphasis on jobs and growth, removing regulatory barriers and work toward a single rule book across the European Union. FAC supports the need for common and appropriate standards for use in SME Growth Markets, but cautions against the development of yet another new set of standards. Instead, IFAC recommends collaboration with international standard setters to holistically address the need and ensure consistency.


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