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.
by Diane Jules, Deputy Director, IESBA and Robyn Erskine, Partner, Brooke Bird & IFAC SMP Committee Member | September 12, 2018
The revised and restructured Code of Ethics will come into effect in June 2019; the IFAC SMP Committee has actively monitored and engaged on each aspect of the project to provide input and suggestions with a focus on matters that impact SME and...
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Small Practices: Embrace Technology, Secure Your FutureTom Hood, Executive Director & CEO at Maryland Association of CPAs, shares insights on what technologies SMPs need to embrace today in order to be future ready.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | July 16, 2018
Foundation for Economies Worldwide = Small BusinessCelebrating the importance of small businesses, their role in economies worldwide and contribution to sustainable development on Micro-, Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and Manoj Fadnis, Member, IFAC Small and Medium Practices (SMP) Committee | June 27, 2018
News and Resources
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