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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
The IIRC is asking for feedback on the first draft of the <IR> Competence Matrix. This is intended to provide clear guidance in the market as to the skills and experience necessary to be an effective practitioner in <IR>.
Drawing on government finance statistics reported to the IMF, this paper presents a new database of fiscal transparency for 186 countries in 2003–13 and derives from it indices of the overall comprehensiveness of fiscal statistics as well as specific indices of the coverage of public institutions, fiscal flows, and fiscal stocks.
Demand for sustainability disclosures continue to rise. Can your company benefit from sustainability disclosure guidance?
Examine the relation between Integrated Reporting and the composition of a firm’s investor base.
This informs stakeholders about the IAASB’s ongoing work to explore assurance on integrated reporting and other emerging developments in external reporting.
This Q&A publication analyzes key aspects of IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
Summary of significant issues in the debate on the consultation paper “Assurance on: Introduction to the discussion,” released in 2014 together with the more detailed “Assurance on: an exploration of issues”. The debate included roundtables contributed to by around 400 people globally and resulted in 63 written submissions.
- Integrated Reporting Delivering Market Resilience
May 23, 2016 - The Accountant
- What Analysts Want from Financial Reports
May 19, 2016 - CGMA Magazine
- IMA Issues New SMA on Integrated Reporting
May 18, 2016 - IMA Online News
- Collaboration: The Art of Constructive Disagreement
May 13, 2016 - Huffington Post
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