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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.
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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 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 IIRC chief executive Paul Druckman talks to Public Finance International about the launch of the Public Sector Pioneer Network, which is intended to spread the adoption of integrated reporting.
This provides result of a survey of senior executives and their perceptions of integrated reporting as a reporting framework.
Towards a New Conceptual Framework: Presentations at the Accounting in Europe and European Accounting Association Financial Reporting Standards Committee Symposium
November 14, 2014 - Taylor & Francis Online
A symposium at the EAA Annual Meetings on Friday 23 May 2014 in Tallinn, organised by Accounting in Europe and the EAA's FRSC, brought together leading respondents to the Discussion Paper and the International Accounting Standards Board to debate the issues surrounding the new Conceptual Framework.
Provides recommendations that contribute to improving the value of financial disclosure to investors.
- AICPA Urges Senators to Maintain Availability of Cash Method for Accounting Firms and Others
April 28, 2016 - American Institute of CPAs
- The Quiet War on Corporate Accountability
April 27, 2016 - New York Times
- IPSASB Publishes the Applicability of IPSASs
April 22, 2016 - International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board
- Stamford Company's App Aimed at Organizing Leases
April 20, 2016 - Stamford Advocate
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