Information and best practice tips to help small- and medium-sized practices contend with pressure to lower fees, a top global challenge.
Information and best practice tips to help small- and medium-sized practices address competition challenges, one of the top global challenges per the IFAC Global SMP survey.
Assessing the economic impact of hosting a major international tournament involves a wide range of factors. In many instances, the costs exceed original expectations and highlight the importance of sound budgeting, monitoring, financial management, and consideration for issues of sustainability.
The IFAC SMP Committee is seeking feedback on their preliminary views in response to the IESBA’s Exposure Draft on proposed changes to the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants addressing non-assurance services for audit clients.
The IFAC SMP Committee is seeking feedback on their preliminary views in response to the IAASB’s Exposure Draft, Addressing Disclosures in the Audit of Financial Statements, which is open for comment until September 11, 2014.
The IAASB has issued a survey to inform the scoping of its quality control project, specifically with respect to issues encountered by small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs) in complying with the requirements of ISQC 1 and ISA 220.
Do you agree with the IESBA’s proposals to improve the clarity of the IESBA Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants by revising its structure as outlined in its recent Consultation Paper?
The IAASB is in an information-gathering phase of its project on agreed-upon procedures, which includes a revision of ISRS 4400, Engagements to Perform Agreed-Upon Procedures Regarding Financial Information, and consideration of more holistic issues involving agreed-upon procedures.
Former FASB Chair Robert Herz and former IASB Chair Sir David Tweedie discuss the highs and lows of chairing two of the world's key standard-setting boards during the period prior to and following the global financial crisis at the Baruch-hosted event, "Accounting Standards for Global Capital Markets: Past, Present, and Future," in New York earlier this year.
Providing input to the IAASB and the IESBA on behalf of the SMP and PAIB constituencies is considered vital to IFAC’s contribution to the development of international audit, assurance, and ethics standards.