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.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. See the full overview.
Information and best practice tips to help small- and medium-sized practices attract new clients, identified in the IFAC Global SMP survey as one of the top challenges firms face.
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Doing the Right Thing, Even when No One Is Looking: Thinking beyond EthicsIn the first part of a new video series, Mats Olsson, a Member of the IFAC Small and Medium Practices Committee, discusses how doing the right thing, for your clients and practice, is much broader than only behaving ethically—and making changes...
by Mats Olsson, IFAC SMP Committee Deputy Chair and Partner, Adrian & Partners AB | October 5, 2015
Perspectives on Strengthening Small- and Medium-Sized Practices (SMPs): Parts Eight and NineIn Parts Eight and Nine of this nine-part video series, IFAC SMP Committee Chair Giancarlo Attolini discusses an approach to managing client relationships that involves profiling clients according to four categories and identifies key practice...
by Giancarlo Attolini, Past Chair, IFAC SMP Committee | September 21, 2015
Исламское финансовое дело: возможность финансирования предприятий малого и среднего бизнесаПредприятия малого и среднего бизнеса (МСП) являются общепризнанным источником экономического роста и внутреннего валового продукта (ВВП) всех странах мира, в том числе в странах с развивающейся и переходной экономикой.
by Nafis Alam, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Nottingham Malaysia | August 24, 2015
Как стать одним из самых вдохновляющих бухгалтеров в миреКаково основное послание, с которым вы обращаетесь к бухгалтерам со страниц своей книги «TheWorld’sMostInspiringAccountants» (Самые вдохновляющие бухгалтеры мира)?
by Steve Pipe, Founder and Head of Research, AVN | August 11, 2015
News and Resources
There are 1805 news/resources
Staff Retention: Small Accounting Practices Have Scale on Their Side
In the Black - April 27, 2017
How Are Banks Embracing AI?
ICAS - April 25, 2017
Divided We Fall, Distributed We Stand. The Professional Accountant's Guide to Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain
ACCA - April 25, 2017
Memorandum of Understanding between Canadian CPA Bodies and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
CPA Canada - April 24, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Everything
Wall Street Journal - April 24, 2017
How Blockchain Technology Could Change Our Lives
European Parliament - April 20, 2017
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