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- 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 | June 6, 2017
IFAC recently issued a policy position on integrated reporting highlighting the need for a single report providing a fuller picture of an organization’s ability to create value over time, and greater interconnectedness between different reports.
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Simplifying Auditing Standards for Small or Non-Complex Entities–Exploring Possible SolutionsConfidence in small business benefits us all —the difficulties of applying the International Standards on Auditing in small or non-complex entity audits are apparent, and as such the status quo is not an option.
by Hilde Blomme, Deputy CEO, Accountancy Europe and Noémi Robert, Audit & Assurance Manager, Accountancy Europe | May 18, 2018
A Quality Alliance: Uniting for Quality Assurance Reviews in PanamaWith QA reviews, end-users would have more confidence in the quality of the audits and the financial information presented within the financial statements.
by Yelena Rodríguez Trujillo, CPA, Executive Director, CCPAP | May 16, 2018
Better Risk Management: It’s about SurvivalCompanies who understand and manage their risks fair better in the global economy and at home—in many cases, they attract better employees and better investments, which often translate into growth and sustained success.
by Rodney Irwin, Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education, World Business Council for Sustainable Development | May 4, 2018
Searching for Stars: Youth & Talent ManagementTips and good practice recommendations on how smaller practices can both attract and retain talent.
by Abdulwahid Aboo, Auditor and Retired Partner, AAC Kenya-Certified Public Accountants, Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Michael Mbaya, Partner, Mbaya & Associates | May 3, 2018
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