IFAC FOCUS AREAS
- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
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. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | July 18, 2016
The launch of the Natural Capital Protocol should spark professional accountants to help businesses respond to natural capital impacts and dependencies—the sustainability of organizations, economies, and societies depends on it.
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Research Insights—A Study of European Compliance with IFRS 3- and IAS 36-Required Disclosures, including Company- and Country-Level DeterminantsThe research described in this article sets out to determine the extent of implementation of international financial reporting standards for two particularly critical areas—business combinations (IFRS 3) and impairment of assets (IAS 36).
by Martin Glaum, Peter Schmidt, Donna L. Street, and Silvia Vogel | November 10, 2014
Повысить прозрачность в государственном сектореНедостаток ясности и прозрачности в государственном секторе — основной фактор риска, угрожающий эффективности рынков капитала, общей финансовой стабильности и долгосрочному и устойчивому развитию. Нам нужно повышать уровень информированности всех...
by Автор — Андреас Бергман (Andreas Bergmann), председатель Совета по международным стандартам учета в государственном секторе | October 21, 2014
Accountability. Now. We Must Enhance Government Accountability and TransparencyIn the public sector, the lack of transparency and accountability presents a major risk to the efficiency of capital markets, global financial stability, and long-term sustainability. We need to create greater public awareness among all levels of...
by Andreas Bergmann, Chair, International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board | October 21, 2014
Integrated Reporting—Seizing the Opportunity to LeadAs a result of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)’s Framework being issued in December 2013, integrated reporting has truly begun to take off around the world.
by Helen Brand, Chief Executive, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants | October 14, 2014
Attracting Long-term Investors through Integrated Thinking and ReportingResearch shows that integrated thinking and reporting can have a positive impact on the type of investors your company attracts—those who are in it for the long-term and looking for sustainable value creation.
by Andrew Knauer, Senior Analyst, Just Capital, George Serafeim, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University School of Business and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | October 9, 2014
News and Resources
There are 1941 news/resources
Meeting of IASB Representatives with the Capital Markets Advisory Committee and the Global Preparers Forum June 2016
IFRS Foundation - September 7, 2016
The IFRS Foundation Has Announced the Publication of New Romanian and Russian Translations
IAS Plus - September 7, 2016
How Accountants Can Save World Business
Accounting Web - September 5, 2016
IIRC Appoints Richard Howitt as New Chief Executive
IIRC - September 5, 2016
Restructuring of the SMEIG and Future Work
IFRS Foundation - September 2, 2016
Special Feature: Public Sector
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants - September 1, 2016
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