by Alta Prinsloo, IFAC Chief Operating Officer and Paul Thompson, IFAC Director, Global Accountancy Profession Support | November 17, 2015 | 3
Over the past few years there’s been exponential growth in the sharing economy, characterized by collaborative consumption where we share space, cars, skills, whatever. Perhaps the most prominent example of this trend is the success of Airbnb and Uber, businesses that have leveraged technology to create virtual marketplaces matching supply and demand—for a room, a ride, a task, etc. These businesses have significantly disrupted the hotel and taxi industries and broken down traditional business models, and, in some cases, now accommodate and transport more people than their traditional equivalents.
Toward the end of the OECD’s original plan for tackling international taxation—contained within quite understated “background” material—is a short paragraph that culminates in foretelling “global tax chaos”
by George Serafeim, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University School of Business | August 25, 2015 |
Why is Greece having such a hard time recovering? There are many factors that could explain this failure but I believe one major reason is the lack of high-quality government financial information, which reduces
by Dr. Dorothy Maxwell, Director, The Sustainable Business Group | July 28, 2015 |
Water is a resource under increased stress, with its management now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. In the big picture, water scarcity has been identified as the number one
The world of the professional accountant working in public practice or in business is typically dominated by standards, regulations, and laws governing external financial reporting intended for the investment