by Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) | February 14, 2017
Awareness and activity in the fight against financial reporting fraud are as strong as ever, thanks in part to proactive efforts like the Anti-Fraud Collaboration. But let's face it—fraud happens, and, sadly, given human nature it always will.
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Future of Accounting Profession: Three Major Changes and Implications for Teaching and Research
by Muhammad Azizul Islam, PhD (RMIT), CPA (Australia), CA (CA ANZ) Associate Professor & Team Leader of Accounting for Social and Environmental Sustainability Research Group, School of Accountancy, QUT, Brisbane, Australia | February 10, 2017
The accounting profession will face significant changes in the next three decades, and professional organizations, their members, and educational institutions should respond.
The What, Why, and How of Cloud Computing for SMPs
by Paul Gisby, Manager Accountancy & Tax, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
Cloud computing offers many benefits for SMPs; Accountancy Europe advises on what practitioners should consider when moving to the cloud.
Significant Differences in Audit Quality Indicators Developments
by Vita Ramanauskaite, Policy Advisor, Accountancy Europe and Hilde Blomme, Deputy Chief Executive, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
The similarities and differences between audit quality indicators, and a possible way forward, have been summarized in a recent overview from Accountancy Europe.
Longs for Finance Professionals
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 2, 2017
Since the launch of the International Integrated Reporting Framework at the end of 2013, global momentum of Integrated Reporting is promising. However, to achieve wide scale adoption, the Integrated Reporting movement needs the leadership of...