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- Accountability. Now.
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- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- 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.
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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. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | July 18, 2016
The launch of the Natural Capital Protocol should spark professional accountants to help businesses respond to natural capital impacts and dependencies—the sustainability of organizations, economies, and societies depends on it.
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Помогите IASB создать будущее финансовой отчетностиВсем знакомо выражение: «Существует лишь то, что измеримо». Современные стандарты бухгалтерского учета позволяют оценивать эффективность бизнеса так точно, как никогда раньше. Благодаря этим стандартам производные финансовые инструменты, которые...
by Автор — Ханс Хоогерворст (Hans Hoogervorst), председатель Совета по международным стандартам бухгалтерского учета | June 2, 2015
Help the IASB Shape the Future of Financial ReportingYou manage what you measure, as the old saying goes. Modern accounting standards measure business performance more effectively than ever before. Because of those standards, derivative financial
by Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board | June 2, 2015
A Tale of Two Standard Setters: Striving for Convergence, amidst CrisisFormer 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...
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC | May 4, 2015
Research Insights—A Study of Countries’ Adoption of IFRS for SMEsNew research explores the key factors that determine a country's likelihood of adopting the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs).
by Devrimi Kaya, Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) and Maximilian Koch, Attorney, Siemens AG | April 21, 2015
An Abundance of Resources to Fight Financial Reporting FraudFinancial reporting fraud is relatively rare, but it remains a serious challenge. Research from the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has indicated that the median
by Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality | April 21, 2015
News and Resources
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Integrated Reporting to ‘Play Key Role in Malaysia’s Economic Development’
Public Finance International - October 12, 2016
10 Years On, Are International Standards Helping Financial Reporting?
In the Black - October 12, 2016
Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Reforms in Latin America
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - October 11, 2016
IFAC Win Award for Capacity Building Work
Public Finance International - October 7, 2016
Future of the Annual Report–What Does a Good Annual Report Look Like?
IIRC - October 6, 2016
Almost Zero Chance of SEC Accepting Global Accounting Rules
Bloomberg BNA - October 5, 2016
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