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- Accountability. Now.
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- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
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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||
After 600 years of a two-ledger bookkeeping practice and 30 years of Excel spreadsheets, businesses are moving quickly toward the use of automation to account for daily transactions. This seismic shift will not only impact the way business operates, but also the day-to-day role of accountants. See the full overview.
by Bhumi Jariwala, Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | June 15, 2015
What does the emergence of artificial intelligence mean for professional accountants and the profession?
There are 84 articles
Know Your Blockchain to Re-Imagine Business, Finance and AccountingAt a conceptual level, blockchain is fairly straightforward but how it can deliver return on investment, particularly in relation to existing processes and systems, is more complex.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | July 26, 2018
Small Practices: Embrace Technology, Secure Your FutureTom Hood, Executive Director & CEO at Maryland Association of CPAs, shares insights on what technologies SMPs need to embrace today in order to be future ready.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | July 16, 2018
News and Resources
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Use Data Analytics to Deliver Distinctive Experiences to Your Accounting Clients
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How Blockchain Works
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Embrace the Future and Evolve Your Accounting Practice with These Five Strategies
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