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IFRS TAXONOMY 2014 UPDATED FOR IFRS 15
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
18 November 2014

The IFRS Foundation has published Interim Release 2 to the IFRS Taxonomy 2014. This release updates the IFRS Taxonomy for IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, which was published by the IASB on 28 May 2014, and Common Practice (transport and pharmaceuticals).


FASB new logo FASB NOVEMBER 12, 2014 BOARD MEETING
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
18 November 2014

The FASB Board met on November 12, 2014, and arrived at tentative decisions in the areas of financial instruments and principal vs. agent analysis in consolidations. All tentative decisions may be changed at future Board meetings.


AAA new logo CAQ AND AAA AUDITING SECTION SEEK PROPOSALS FOR ACCESS TO AUDIT STAFF
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
17 November 2014

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) and the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) have announced a request for proposals (RFP) for a joint program designed to facilitate accounting and auditing academics’ ability to obtain access to audit firm personnel to participate in their research projects. The CAQ and the AAA Auditing Section established the program in 2012 to generate research on issues that are relevant to audit practice, while providing doctoral students and those professors seeking tenure with access to audit firm personnel to complete the research study protocols.


ANTI-FRAUD COLLABORATION REPORT OFFERS HELP ON BUILDING A FRAUD-RESISTANT ORGANIZATION
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
17 November 2014

Financial reporting fraud can prove costly for investors and other capital market stakeholders. A new report from the Anti-Fraud Collaboration takes a fresh look at best practices for fraud deterrence and detection, highlighting the critical importance of collaboration on this issue between and among the key players in the financial reporting supply chain.


AICPA FOUNDATION AWARDS MINORITY DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
17 November 2014

To help increase the number of CPAs from diverse backgrounds teaching at the college and university level, the American Institute of CPAs has awarded twenty-two scholars the Minority Doctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship, funded by the AICPA Foundation, provides $12,000 each to full-time minority accounting scholars who have demonstrated the potential to become accounting educators.?


A THIRD OF ASX COMPANIES IN SERIOUS FINANCIAL STRIFE SAYS CPA AUSTRALIA REPORT
Contributed by: David Hardidge
16 November 2014

Nearly one third of all ASX listed companies, including more than half of the bottom 500, were facing serious financial uncertainty in 2013, a new report from CPA Australia has found.


FRC TO CONSULT ON NEW UK AND IRISH INTERIM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
16 November 2014

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued an Exposure Draft, FRED 56 ‘Draft FRS 104 Interim Financial Reporting’, which would revise the FRC’s existing guidance on interim financial reports for consistency with new UK and Irish GAAP (FRS 102).


FRC RELEASE JULY - NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER DETAILING RECENT ACTIVITY
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
16 November 2014

In her editorial summarising the details of this latest issue Anna Colban reports: Developments in financial reporting have continued over the summer and into the autumn with activity ramping up in connection with the implementation of the EU Accounting Directive, where we have launched our consultation on new accounting standards for small entities. We have also launched our Clear and Concise initiative including a report by the Financial Reporting Lab. See further details in our full news item.


FRC FINANCIAL REPORTING LAB PUBLISHES REMINDERS FOR THE 2014 REPORTING SEASON
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
16 November 2014

With the 2014 reporting cycle fast approaching the FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab has published its “Lab reminders for the 2014 reporting season”. The reminder summarises the Lab’s published reports and highlights areas where relatively simple changes could improve corporate reporting, enhancing the usefulness of reports for investors.


XRB ISSUES REQUEST FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL IN USER-NEEDS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
16 November 2014

New Zealand's External Reporting Board (XRB) has issued a Request for Research Proposal (RFP) for a research project Researching Information Needs of Users of New Zealand Capital Market Entity Financial Reports.


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