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.
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Don’t Get Stuck in the Past—How Changing PAO Governance Helped Put Kosovo on the Global Accountancy MapIFAC recently spoke with Ardiana Bunjaku, Executive Director at the Society of Certified Accountants and Auditors of Kosovo (SCAAK) about the importance of establishing a good governance structure within her growing institute.
by Ardiana Bunjaku, Executive Director, Society of Certified Accountants and Auditors of Kosovo | August 16, 2018
We’re Part of the Solution: The Global Accountancy Profession Making a Dent in CorruptionIFAC has put its engagement with the G20 and B20 forums into overdrive in the past few years, and has worked closely to emphasize and progress the essential role of the global profession on key topics.
by Amir Ghandar, Deputy Director, Public Policy and Regulation, IFAC | August 15, 2018
Your Brand Has Value. Time to Realize Its Tangible Benefits!You’ve worked hard to earn your professional qualification and build and grow your own practice—but when did you last pause to review your firm’s brand?
by George Willie, Managing Partner, Bert Smith & Co. and Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC | August 10, 2018
News and Resources
There are 9906 news/resources
Audit Insights: Investment Management
ICAEW - August 20, 2018
TCFD Implementation Workshop, San Francisco
A4S - August 20, 2018
IFRS for SME’s : FAQs
ICAEW - August 20, 2018
Navigating the Minefield of Succession Planning
ICAS - August 16, 2018
Top Tips for Preventing Cybercrime
ACCA - August 16, 2018
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD): Overview
CPA Canada - August 15, 2018
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