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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.
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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. Read More
Integrated Reporting PAO Network
June 16, 2016 - IFAC, IIRC
IFAC and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have created a network of contacts at PAOs to help encourage more widespread adoption and implementation of integrated reporting.
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This guidance provides recommendations for the use of supplementary financial measures as part of high-quality financial reporting in organizations.
International Integrated Reporting guide assists audit committee and boards in their review of the Integrated Report.
The complete set of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board’s® (IPSASB®) pronouncements on International Public Sector Accounting Standards™ (IPSASs™) and Recommended Practice Guidelines (RPGs).
Principles for Effective Business Reporting Processes
January 17, 2013 - IFAC
This offers guidance in achieving a dynamic and circular management process for enhancing reporting processes.
The IFRS Foundation offers free access to the current year's consolidated unaccompanied English language Standards and official Interpretations (this includes IFRS, IAS, IFRIC and SIC*). 'Unaccompanied' means without the Implementation Guidance and the Basis for Conclusions.
How can users properly apply the IFRS Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting to make sound judgements and resolve accounting issues?
- FASB Study Delays Proposal on Liabilities, Equity Accounting
July 25, 2016 - BloombergBNA
- New IFAC Research Report Demonstrates Positive Association between Business Performance and Use of Accountants
July 22, 2016 - IFAC
- How to Tackle Implementation of Multiple High-Profile Accounting Standards
July 14, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
- IASB to Focus on Communication Effectiveness of Financial Statements
July 12, 2016 - CFO Innovation
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