by Dr. Sean Stein Smith DBA, CMA, CPA, CGMA, CFE, Assistant Professor, Lehman College (CUNY) | November 20, 2017
Blockchain technology, although most well-known for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is forecasted to have wide-ranging implications for how data is secured, transmitted, and protected—in addition, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), and...
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Adopting EPSAS? Lessons from the Italian Central Government Reforms
by Ileana Steccolini , Member, CIPFA Faculty Board, Professor of Accounting and Finance & Research Director, Newcastle University London | May 22, 2017
In light of the European Commission’s decision to develop accruals-based European Public Sector Accounting Standards, the experiences of the Italian central government’s public sector accounting reforms are worth considering.
Final Restructuring Proposal for the Code of Ethics: What Do You Think?
by Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Robyn Erskine, Partner, Brooke Bird & SMP Committee Ethics Task Force Chair | May 17, 2017
The third Exposure Draft that was issued by the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants in January 2017 as part of the Structure of the Code (Structure) project is open for comment until May 25, 2017—and is the final opportunity for...
What Can the European Profession Learn from the 2016 IFAC Global SMP Survey?
by Bodo Richardt, President, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs and Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | May 15, 2017
How do the IFAC Global 2016 SMP Survey results for Europe compare to the global view—and what can professional accountancy organization learn?
Insights into Integrated Reporting
by Yen-pei Chen, Corporate Reporting and Tax Manager. Professional Insights, ACCA | May 11, 2017
New ACCA research outlines integrated reporting insights, including the challenges and best practice responses based on over 40 corporate reports and interviews with leading integrated reporters.
The Power of Technology: Enhancing Business Performance
by Jeanne Boillet, Audit Partner & Global Assurance Innovation Leader, EY | April 28, 2017
The power of technology is helping measure aspects of business performance never dreamed of a decade ago.