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||
After 600 years of a two-ledger bookkeeping practice and 30 years of Excel spreadsheets, businesses are moving quickly toward the use of automation to account for daily transactions. This seismic shift will not only impact the way business operates, but also the day-to-day role of accountants. See the full overview.
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IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway Team Coverage: Digital CPA 2018In only a few years, CPA.com’s Digital CPA conference has established itself as an event with something for accountants from all areas, and a community that exists long after the last session ends.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | December 7, 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
IFAC TAG Webinar on Data AnalyticsData is at the heart of digital transformation—IFAC’s webinar provides a wide range of insights on how data analytics is being applied in business and the accountancy profession and the skills and competencies needed by professional accountants.
by IFAC Technology Advisory Group | October 18, 2018
News and Resources
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Different Ways to Understand Blockchain
Journal of Accountancy - December 12, 2018
Ethics and New Technologies
ICAEW - December 6, 2018
Roundtable Report: Positioning Canada to Lead in a Digital and Data-Driven Economy
CPA Canada - December 6, 2018
From A(I) to Z: An Accountant’s Guide to Digitizing the Profession
CPA Practice Advisor - November 30, 2018
Three Tasks Your Organization Can Automate to Save Time
AICPA - November 30, 2018
Blockchain Will Lead to Evolution in Accounting, Auditing
SmartBrief - November 29, 2018
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