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- Accountability. Now.
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- 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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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. See the full overview.
Inspire, Implement, Assure—How Internal Auditors Can Leverage the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector
by Jim Pelletier, Managing Director, Institute of Internal Auditor’s American Center for Government Auditing and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 11, 2016
Public sector internal auditors can enhance their organizational governance by leveraging the guidance within the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector .
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by Ben Baruch, Head of SME Policy, ACCA | October 25, 2018
Good Talent Management Key to Future-proofing FinanceToday, professionals require a much broader range of skills, which means CPD should no longer focus on core skills only, but include business acumen, leadership, digital transformation and governance, essentially all the areas that are vital in...
by Lindie Engelbrecht, Managing Director of Education and Members, CIPFA | October 25, 2018
What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Philippine Journey to Good GovernanceIn 2006, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia collaborated with the PRC through the Board of Accountancy BOA together with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants—the Accredited Professional Organization for CPAs—and began its...
by Normita “Noemi” A. Lansang-Villaruz, Founder & Managing Partner, Villaruz, Villaruz & Co. | October 25, 2018
Blockchain Adoption and Absolute ImmutabilityData added to a blockchain stays on a blockchain. But what happens in those few instances where reversing or updating a transaction is insufficient because the data cannot or should not remain visible in the data history?
by Donny C. Shimamoto, Managing Director, Intraprise TechKnowlogies | October 22, 2018
Strengthening Assurance for Non-financial InformationPeople need reliable corporate information to decide if they will invest, buy products or sign an employment contract—Non-financial corporate information is essential to get the full picture of a company’s performance, which financial information...
by Vita Ramanauskaite, Advisor, Accountancy Europe | October 22, 2018
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