IFAC FOCUS AREAS
- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
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. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, 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.
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Board and CFO Leadership Key to Integrated Reporting SuccessThe final plenary session held at the recent World Congress of Accountants in Rome , on Integrated Thinking, The Key to Improved Performance and Value Creation , clearly demonstrated how an...
by Alta Prinsloo, Executive Director, Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer, IFAC | November 25, 2014
Research Insights—A Study of European Compliance with IFRS 3- and IAS 36-Required Disclosures, including Company- and Country-Level DeterminantsThe research described in this article sets out to determine the extent of implementation of international financial reporting standards for two particularly critical areas—business combinations (IFRS 3) and impairment of assets (IAS 36).
by Martin Glaum, Peter Schmidt, Donna L. Street, and Silvia Vogel | November 10, 2014
Повысить прозрачность в государственном сектореНедостаток ясности и прозрачности в государственном секторе — основной фактор риска, угрожающий эффективности рынков капитала, общей финансовой стабильности и долгосрочному и устойчивому развитию. Нам нужно повышать уровень информированности всех...
by Автор — Андреас Бергман (Andreas Bergmann), председатель Совета по международным стандартам учета в государственном секторе | October 21, 2014
Accountability. Now. We Must Enhance Government Accountability and TransparencyIn the public sector, the lack of transparency and accountability presents a major risk to the efficiency of capital markets, global financial stability, and long-term sustainability. We need to create greater public awareness among all levels of...
by Andreas Bergmann, Chair, International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board | October 21, 2014
News and Resources
There are 1977 news/resources
How Norway Spends Its $882 Billion Global Fund
The Economist - September 21, 2016
Belarus Adopts IFRS Standards for All Public Interest Entities
IFRS Foundation - September 21, 2016
G20 Weak over Rebuilding Trust in Public Sector, Says IFAC Chief
Public Finance International - September 20, 2016
Rising Yields May Present Governments with a Bigger Bill
Wall Street Journal - September 16, 2016
How CPAs Can Add Value Through Integrated Reports
Accounting Web - September 16, 2016
Focusing on Value Creation in the Public Sector
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, IIRC - September 15, 2016
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