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Unethical business practices harm organizations and economies. Large-scale business failures such as Enron—as well as the more recent failures related to the global financial crisis—highlight the consequences of unethical business practices and amoral management. Professional accountants, as stewards of transparency and trust, and subject to a professional code of ethics, have a key role to play not only in upholding but in encouraging and influencing ethical behavior and decision making within their organizations. Read More
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This paper examines the respective roles of the regulator and of culture in increasing ethical behaviour in finance, and the need to address dysfunctional finance market and behaviour since the financial crisis
FEE conducted a survey on the definitions of Public Interest Entities (PIE) applicable in Europe. The outcome of this survey is shared in the below document.
Translations of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants
July 28, 2014 - various
A filtered list of all authorized translations of the IESBA Code. To request permission to translate the Code, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent translations include:
- Persian (July 2014), Iranian Association of Certified Public Accountants
Everything you need to know about whistleblowing and whistleblowers in a handy infographic!
This Discussion Paper stimulates a global debate on preparing accountants for finance leadership roles, including the CFO. The paper features five principles that highlight the changing expectations, scope, and mandate of the CFO and finance leadership roles and recommends what action professional accountancy organizations and employers can take to prepare professional accountants for career progression to finance leadership.
A Discussion Report that argues "tone at the top" is one of the most important topics for improving the effectiveness of an organization. It also shows how accountants can play a role in establishing tone at the top.
January 28, 2015 - CFO Innovation
January 26, 2015 - The Guardian
January 22, 2015 - Chartered Management Institute
January 21, 2015 - Accounting Web
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