In July 2002, regulations were adopted requiring all European Union (EU) companies with securities traded on a regulated market to prepare their consolidated financial statements in accordance with International
The world of the professional accountant working in public practice or in business is typically dominated by standards, regulations, and laws governing external financial reporting intended for the investment
Water is a resource under increased stress, with its management now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. In the big picture, water scarcity has been identified as the number one
In this video Viewpoint, Olivia Kirtley, President of the International Federation of Accountants, makes the business case for diversity and inclusion, and its importance for the accountancy profession. She notes
Why is Greece having such a hard time recovering? There are many factors that could explain this failure but I believe one major reason is the lack of high-quality government financial information, which reduces
Since 2008, lending conditions have been affected deeply both by the fallout from the financial markets crash, and related austerity measures in Europe.
Toward the end of the OECD’s original plan for tackling international taxation—contained within quite understated “background” material—is a short paragraph that culminates in foretelling “global tax chaos”
Some of the most fundamental indicators of the strength and resilience of banks are reported outside of their financial statements. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) believes that
The business world’s version of the beauty contest – those award schemes, surveys and rankings of great places to work such as Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For - seem to increasingly earn headlines
This year, Singapore celebrates its golden jubilee. Fifty years ago, the lack of a hinterland, a weak economy, and an unskilled labor force made the nation’s survival tenuous.