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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
As Islamic finance moves into the mainstream, a key challenge is identifying a suitably relevant and intelligible accounting framework that is comparable with conventional finance without
tainting compliance with Shariah.
35 stand-alone training modules—one for each section of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) for Small and Medium-sized Entities (SMEs).
Continuing professional development (CPD), sometimes called continuing professional education (CPE), training material on the more recently issued International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Present and Functioning: Fine-Tuning Your ICFR Using the COSO Update
November 28, 2014 - PwC
Talks through COSO’s updated control framework and the competencies to evaluate the effectiveness of companies’ systems of internal control over financial reporting.
The reminder summarizes the Lab’s published reports and highlights areas where relatively simple changes could improve corporate reporting, enhancing the usefulness of reports for investors.
The IIRC has released the first in its Creating Value series, bringing together trends, research, market views and case studies on Integrated Reporting. The first one considers value to the board and provides a rich resource for organizations adopting <IR>, with views from those already on the <IR> journey, and evidence of the practical value of <IR> in today’s fast moving markets.
The ACCA Certificate in IPSAS (Cert IPSAS) has been specifically developed to help you meet the challenges of implementing IPSAS – the global accruals-based accounting standards used for the preparation of general purpose financial statements by governments and other public sector entities
- The Accounting Rules That Bankrupt Cities
November 23, 2015 - The Atlantic
- Shareholder Activism May Decline Next Year
November 12, 2015 - CFO.com
- IFAC Study Shows Accountancy Strongly Linked to Prosperity, Improved Living Standards
November 12, 2015 - IFAC
- Why 'Integrated Reporting' Attracts Investors
November 11, 2015 - Forbes
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