International Federation of Accountants

Type: Organization
Name: International Federation of Accountants
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Funding for IFAC PAO Development approved by DFID

Professional Accountancy Organisations (PAOs) in emergingeconomies will see a huge boost over the next seven years thanks to £4.935mfunding. The funding will be provided from a new agreement between The UK  Department for International Development (DFID) ... [Published CAMag Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

World Survey 2014: The Quest for Transparency

The Accountant's Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent Huck interview industry leaders about key issues facing the profession, encompassing transparency, public sector financial management reform, MINTs, 'hot' Southeast Asia, management accounting and the ... [Published International Federation of Accountants - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

UK accountants to share expertise

The Government is sending teams of British accountants to developing countries to tackle corruption and improve financial standards.The teams will be sent to countries including Zambia, Nigeria and Ethiopia to share British expertise, the Department for ... [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

SA Accountants’ Model Acclaimed.

In a move that could turn the brain drain into a brain gain, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (Saica’s) Thuthuka development model is set to be exported to other African countries and developing nations, after receiving the backing ... [Published Property Junction - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

CSI Names Major Appointments

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) has appointed two new members to its leadership team.Professor Roger Simnett has been named as Academic Director and Corinne Kemp has been named as appointed Director of Engagement and Events.As Academic Director, Prof ... [Published Pro Bono Australia - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

World Congress of Accountants 2014

Location:Rome, Italy - Auditorium Parco della MusicaDate:November 10, 2014 - November 13, 2014The World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is organized by the International Federation of Accountants and held every four years. The event gives accounting professionals ... [Published CPA Client Bulletin - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants USA and Pace University to Host Cybercrime Symposium

ACCA USA, the US arm of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Pace University will convene the second annual cybercrime symposium and panel discussion.According to a release, "Cybercrime in the World Today 2014: Emerging Threats," assembles ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

European Audit Legislation Creates Potential for Regulatory Divergence

The recent European Parliament vote on statutory audit legislation marks the latest stage of the European audit reform process and concludes nearly four years of discussion and debate.As the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has stated many ... [Published International Federation of Accountants - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

SA's accountants model to be exported

In a move that could turn the brain drain into a brain gain, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' (Saica) Thuthuka development model is set to be exported to other African countries and developing nations, after receiving the backing ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

SA accountants’ model acclaimed

IN A move that could turn the brain drain into a brain gain, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (Saica’s) Thuthuka development model is set to be exported to other African countries and developing nations, after receiving the backing ... [Published BDlive - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

"Cybercrime in the World Today 2014: Emerging Threats"

DescriptionACCA, the global organization for financial leaders and accountants, in partnership with the renowned Pace University, presents to be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 8:00 AMEvent Agenda8-8:30am Registration, Breakfast and Networking8:30-10am ... [Published Crains NY Business - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

PAO Global Development Report

In recognition of the important role that professional accountancy organizations (PAOs) can play in furthering the principles of aid effectiveness embodied in the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, and the Busan Partnership for Effective Development ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Mar 24 2014]

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"This is an exciting profession. We quote 2.5 million professional accountants under IFAC membership and there are not enough of us" Allen says, taking a sip of his cappuccino
International Development Secretary Justine Greening, a former accountant, said: " The UK's financial sector is second to none and its skills and experience can boost development across the world."
"No question that cybercrime is one of the biggest threats to our nation's security" said Judge Robert G M Keating, Pace's Vice President for Strategic Initiatives. "As opportunity grows, it will only get worse."
...As the International Federation of Accountants warned in a release on January 7, the "failure [to refocus on regulatory convergence] is stifling business confidence, economic stability, and ambitions for a sustainable recovery." Audit costs will likely increase as firms devote more resources to tendering for new work and take additional time to learn about new clients...

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IFAC Receives $8.2M from U.K. to Develop Nation... [Published WebCPA - Apr 14 2014]
World Survey 2014: The Quest for Transparency [Published International Federation of Accountants - Apr 14 2014]
Funding for IFAC PAO Development approved by DFID [Published CAMag Online - Apr 14 2014]
UK accountants to share expertise [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 10 2014]
DFID Approves £4.935M Funding for IFAC PAO Deve... [Published International Federation of Accountants - Apr 10 2014]
Press release: British accountants to develop a... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Apr 10 2014]
SA Accountants’ Model Acclaimed. [Published Property Junction - Apr 08 2014]
Canisius Accounting Society Banquet to be held ... [Published Canisius College - Apr 07 2014]
ACCA USA and Pace University Convene Symposium ... [Published Finwin - Apr 07 2014]
ACCA USA and Pace University Convene Symposium ... [Published CNBC - Apr 07 2014]
Three prominent Canadian organizations concerne... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 07 2014]
University accreditation paves the way for more... [Published HR Future - Apr 07 2014]
CSI Names Major Appointments [Published Pro Bono Australia - Apr 07 2014]
World Congress of Accountants 2014 [Published CPA Client Bulletin - Apr 05 2014]
A commonality to what confronts SMEs in the Gulf [Published Gulf News - Apr 04 2014]
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
European Audit Legislation Creates Potential fo... [Published International Federation of Accountants - Apr 04 2014]
European Parliament Moves Ahead on Audit Firm R... [Published WebCPA - Apr 03 2014]
SA's accountants model to be exported [Published Biz Community - Apr 02 2014]
SA accountants’ model acclaimed [Published BDlive - Apr 01 2014]
Auditor rotation must for select unlisted publi... [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 31 2014]
AASB calls for focus on sector neutral accounti... [Published IAS Plus - Mar 31 2014]
MIA ISSUES REPORT TO ASSIST AUDIT PRACTITIONERS... [Published Media Relations and Event Management - Mar 28 2014]
"Cybercrime in the World Today 2014: Emerging T... [Published Crains NY Business - Mar 27 2014]
PAO Global Development Report [Published Asian Development Bank - Mar 24 2014]
Govt mulls introducing new accounting system [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 19 2014]
Obama Supporter Bill Gates Doubts Minimum Wage ... [Published Christian Post - Mar 14 2014]
IFAC ISSUES PROPOSED GUIDANCE ON SUPPLEMENTARY ... [Published Accounting Education - Mar 10 2014]
Presenting financial performance – is change on... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Mar 08 2014]
Firm News: March 7, 2014 [Published Accounting Today - Mar 07 2014]
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Teams of British accountants will help transform accounting standards and develop professional accountancy institutes in Africa and Asia, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. The UK will deploy staff from chartered accountancy ...
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