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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.
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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. Read More
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This report explains how integrated thinking and reporting can help the public sector consider how to make the most of resources, encourage the right behaviors and demonstrate to stakeholders how they are achieving the strategy and creating value over the short and longer term.
This report discusses how political leadership can be best supported by modern financial management as it seeks to get the best outcomes for the public finances in challenging times.
This survey report examines 102 countries from around the world, measuring three aspects of how governments are managing public finances.
This report describes how the World Health Organization (WHO) has successfully implemented the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) for financial accounting and reporting.
Takes stock of how fiscal policy responses adopted by OECD governments during the early years of the 2007-2012 sovereign debt crisis have evolved in recent years.
Meeting Users’ Information Needs: The Use and Usefulness of Integrated Reporting
August 10, 2016 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
This report explores how providers of financial capital perceive integrated reporting (<IR>) and its potential for providing decision-useful information, through interviews with senor capital market participants.
Creating Value with Integrated Thinking
June 3, 2016 - IFAC
This thought paper helps facilitate the contribution of professional accountants to integrated thinking—and help align capital allocation, corporate behavior, financial stability, and sustainable development.
- International Accounting Board Amends Insurance Standard
September 14, 2016 - BloombergBNA
- Indian Real Estate Companies Set to Face Problems Due to New Accounting Standards: Ernst & Young
September 8, 2016 - Economic Times
- The Cash-Flow Clash
September 8, 2016 - CFO.com
- Special Feature: Public Sector
September 1, 2016 - South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
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