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Your Turn to Weigh In: Proposed Modernization of Accounting Estimates Auditing Standard
by Jasper van den Hout, Principal, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board | July 18, 2017
The IAASB’s Proposed ISA 540 (Revised), Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures, significantly changes how auditors evaluate accounting estimates and related disclosures—auditors and other stakeholders are asked to consider the...
Public Finance Business Partners: Influencing Better Public Sector Performance
by Marcel Holder Robinson, Finance Policy Manager (Governments), Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy | July 17, 2017
There is a growing expectation that the public sector should “do more with much less” so public administrators are required to be more efficient and effective.
Capacity Building in Context
by PAO Development Committee, IFAC | June 28, 2017
The IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee on what it takes to establish a PAO that is relevant, sustainable, and ready to adopt and implement international standards and best practices.
Digital Technologies’ Implications for SMPs
by Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | June 28, 2017
Emerging technologies, including data analytics, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and machine learning will impact the accountancy profession and SMPs.
Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: Attracting New Clients
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and Mats Olsson, IFAC SMP Committee Deputy Chair and Partner, Adrian & Partners AB | June 27, 2017
Information and best practice tips to help small- and medium-sized practices attract new clients, identified in the IFAC Global SMP survey as one of the top challenges firms face.
ACCA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Approach to the Investigation & Disciplinary Process
by Joanne Vlahos, Head of the Complaint Assessment Department, ACCA | June 27, 2017
ACCA now offers a conciliation service, a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, to help resolve complaints that are unlikely to lead to disciplinary action.