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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
CGMA research reveals organisations are struggling to manage a complex workforce made up of in-house teams, freelancers and external partners. This report explores the impact on businesses and the opportunity for finance professionals.
Towards a New Conceptual Framework: Presentations at the Accounting in Europe and European Accounting Association Financial Reporting Standards Committee Symposium
November 14, 2014 - Taylor & Francis Online
A symposium at the EAA Annual Meetings on Friday 23 May 2014 in Tallinn, organised by Accounting in Europe and the EAA's FRSC, brought together leading respondents to the Discussion Paper and the International Accounting Standards Board to debate the issues surrounding the new Conceptual Framework.
Provides recommendations that contribute to improving the value of financial disclosure to investors.
11 recommendations of the Initiative on Rethinking Financial Disclosure are a response to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White’s call for rethinking these corporate disclosures in the 10-K annual report
This Transparency International report evaluates the transparency of corporate reporting by the world’s 124 largest publicly listed companies. The report assesses the disclosure practices of companies with respect to their anti-corruption programmes, company holdings and the disclosure of key financial information on a country-by-country basis.
Integrated reporting enhances transparency and disclosure by emphasising concise communication of performance, risks and opportunities and the future outlook for the organisation.
The IFRS Taxonomy™ 2014 Spanish element labels are now available within the Spanish translation of the 2014 Red Book. The IFRS Taxonomy is a classification system containing element names and related properties.
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July 22, 2015 - This Day Live
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July 21, 2015 - Public Finance International
- A Perfect Time for the Governor to Fix California’s Accounting
July 17, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle
- How Good Accounting Can Save the World–Including Greece
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