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- Accountability. Now.
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- Developing the Global Profession
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- Professional Accountants in Business
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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Deputy Director, Professional Accountants in Business, IFAC | June 6, 2017
IFAC recently issued a policy position on integrated reporting highlighting the need for a single report providing a fuller picture of an organization’s ability to create value over time, and greater interconnectedness between different reports.
There are 164 articles
Trends in Disclosing Non-Financial InformationCompanies and other organizations disclose information to a wide range of stakeholders and, for many of them, non-financial information is of more interest than financial information.
by Antoni Gómez, Chairman of Auren & IFAC SMP Committee Member | May 17, 2019
How ‘Integrated Reporting’ Is Helping Find the Answers to Business Challenges in the New Era–and How the International Integrated Reporting Council Is Here to HelpAs the IIRC publishes answers to the most frequently asked questions on integrated reporting, its CEO, Richard Howitt, discusses why the time is right to adopt integrated reporting.
by Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council | March 28, 2019
For Economic Growth, the World Needs AccountantsIf “public wealth” was properly measured, managed and better understood, society as a whole would benefit—but this requires modern accounting in the public sector and professional accountants to help build robust public finances.
by Dag Detter, Managing Partner & Founder, Detter & Co. | March 26, 2019
Examining International Perspectives on Digitalization of TaxICAEW synthesizes a holistic review of the processes of digitalization, taking into account the needs of various stakeholders, whether they be taxpayers individual or corporate, the government, tax professionals, or even software vendors.
by David Lyford-Smith, Technical Manager, IT & The Profession, IT Faculty, ICAEW and Ian Young, Technical Manager, International Tax, ICAEW | March 18, 2019
Three Imperatives for Taxing the Digital EconomyThe digital revolution is transforming economies and the lives of citizens. With a new OECD Consultation document open for public comment through March 6, IFAC CEO Kevin Dancey outlines three considerations for developing a coherent, global tax...
by Kevin Dancey, Chief Executive Officer, IFAC | February 15, 2019
News and Resources
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Integrated Reporting PAO Network
IFAC, IIRC - June 16, 2016
Developing and Reporting Supplementary Financial Measures—Definition, Principles, and Disclosure
IFAC - September 22, 2014
Smaller Listed and AIM Quoted Companies: How to Improve Financial Reporting
ICAEW - May 20, 2019
Guide to Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
Center for Audit Quality - May 13, 2019
Integrated Reporting for SMEs: Implementation Guidance
Network Italiano for Business Reporting, IIRC - May 13, 2019
Non-Financial Information of Public Interest?
CincoDías - May 13, 2019
Tax Today: A Global View
A+ Magazine - May 1, 2019
April 2019 IASB Podcast
IFRS Foundation - April 29, 2019
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