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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
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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.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
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, Deputy Director, Professional Accountants in Business, 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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Implementing Accrual Accounting in the Public Sector–Understanding Your Technology Is Vital!Whatever approach to accrual implementation is taken, technology has to be an integral part of the implementation strategy to succeed.
by Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger, IPSASB CAG Chair | August 12, 2019
How to Price Client Engagements and Increase Firm ProfitManaging both client relationships and operating costs is essential for successful firms. Consider different pricing approaches and how to increase fees and recovery rates.
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and George Willie, Managing Partner, Bert Smith & Co. | August 12, 2019
Ten Steps to Successful Firm Risk ManagementSuccessful risk management for firms is essential to future success. Key steps focus on recruitment, training, delegation, effective systems and management of clients and technology.
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and Monica Foerster, Chair, IFAC SMP Committee | August 12, 2019
News and Resources
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The Passionate Practitioner: Developing the Digitalised Small and Medium Practice
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Intangibles - ICAS Positioning Paper and Call for Research
ICAS - August 9, 2019
ICAS Launches Two Calls for Research on Technology
ICAS - August 8, 2019
Canadian Public Company Financial Reporting Update: Q2 2019
CPA Canada - August 2, 2019
Impact of Technology to the Accountancy Profession
ASEAN Federation of Accountants - August 1, 2019
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