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Significant Differences in Audit Quality Indicators Developments
by Vita Ramanauskaite, Policy Advisor, Accountancy Europe and Hilde Blomme, Deputy Chief Executive, Accountancy Europe | February 8, 2017
The similarities and differences between audit quality indicators, and a possible way forward, have been summarized in a recent overview from Accountancy Europe.
Longs for Finance Professionals
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 2, 2017
Since the launch of the International Integrated Reporting Framework at the end of 2013, global momentum of Integrated Reporting is promising. However, to achieve wide scale adoption, the Integrated Reporting movement needs the leadership of...
Audit Data Analytics: Opportunities and Tips
by Bonnie Ann Sirois, Senior Financial Management Specialist, Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR), The World Bank and Kalina Shukarova Savovska, Senior Financial Management Specialist, Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR), The World Bank | January 30, 2017
The use of audit data analytics can offer many opportunities for SMPs to enhance audits, as addressed in a recent publication by the World Bank’s Centre for Financial Reporting Reform.
by Anna Karmanska, Professor in Economic Sciences, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Marie Lang, Director, Professional Development, EFAA and Head of Corporate Finance, GBAC Ltd. and Robin Jarvis, Professor of Accounting, Brunel University and Special Adviser to the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) | January 27, 2017
Research reveals the extent to which accountants across Europe come under pressure to act unethically—and how likely they are to succumb.