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IMA logo IMA ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
29 July 2016

The IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) has announced the release of the IMA Management Accounting Competency Framework for public exposure.


AICPA logo AICPA’S MELANCON SEES MANY ROLES FOR CPAS IN BATTLE AGAINST CYBER CRIME
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
29 July 2016

Cyber crime has emerged as a leading financial and operational risk for organizations of all sizes in all sectors. "With that in mind, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is taking a multifaceted approach to cybersecurity through the work of the Assurance Services Executive Committee and the Center for Audit Quality. This work will allow CPAs to take a leadership role," AICPA President and CEO Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, explains in a new video.


AICPA logo AICPA SEEKS ASSURANCE RESEARCH PROPOSALS
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
29 July 2016

The American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Assurance Research Advisory Group (ARAG) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for research that addresses assurance topics of interest to the CPA profession. The new initiative will help support the AICPA’s Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) initiative.


PCAOB ANNOUNCES 72 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
29 July 2016

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has announced the recipients of $10,000 merit scholarships that are intended to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to pursue careers in audit.


PRIVATE COMPANY COUNCIL JULY 19, 2016 MEETING RECAP
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
29 July 2016

The Private Company Council (PCC) met on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The PCC discussed FASB projects and made subsequent recommendations, and the FASB staff delivered updates (and the PCC provided input) on other FASB projects.


NZASB SEEKS INPUT ON CLARIFYING THE DEFINITION OF A BUSINESS, AND ACCOUNTING FOR PREVIOUSLY HELD INTERESTS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
03 July 2016

The IASB has recently released an exposure draft, ED/2016/1 Definition of a Business and Accounting for Previously Held Interests (Proposed Amendments to IFRS 3 and IFRS 11), which proposes amendments to clarify the definition of a business and how an acquirer should account for previously held interests in a business if acquiring control, or joint control, of that business. The proposals in the Exposure Draft are relevant for Tier 1 and Tier 2 for-profit entities. While the New Zealand Accounting Standard Board (NZASB) is committed to adopting international standards, the NZASB also seeks to ensure those standards reflect our New Zealand conditions.


NEW REPORT CAPTURES GLOBAL INSIGHTS IN ETHICS RISKS FOR BUSINESS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
03 July 2016

While workplace misconduct is a constant challenge across the globe, organizations can reduce it through robust ethics and compliance programs, the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) says in a new study co-sponsored by the CAQ. The report, available for free download at www.ethics.org, presents findings from ECI's Global Business Ethics Survey (GBES), which polls workers in 13 countries.


IVS AND USPAP ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF HARMONISED STANDARDS
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
03 July 2016

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), and The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation), have announced the release of the anticipated harmonization of standards, A Bridge from USPAP to IVS.


IASB CHAIRMAN TO PRIORITISE COMMUNICATION EFFECTIVENESS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS DURING SECOND TERM
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
03 July 2016

Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (the Board), has outlined plans to prioritise improvements to the communications value of financial statements as the main outcome of the Board’s recent Agenda Consultation.


IASB ISSUES NARROW-SCOPE AMENDMENTS TO IFRS 2 SHARE-BASED PAYMENT
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
03 July 2016

The International Accounting Standards Board (the Board) has issued amendments to IFRS 2 Share-based Payment, clarifying how to account for certain types of share-based payment transactions.


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