Sir David Tweedie

Sir David Tweedie

Tweedie: Audit reports "hopeless"

ICAS's president says the audit report fails to deliver value and transparency for investors

22 Apr 2013

Sir David Tweedie

Sir David Tweedie: Audit upheaval a "wonderful opportunity"

ICAS president says audit standard setters' plans could make audits more vital to stakeholders - and show off the work undertaken

17 Jan 2013

Sir David Tweedie

Tweedie contradicts Haldane’s stance on accounting rules

ICAS chairman Sir David Tweedie dismisses view that accounting rules prevent banks adequately provisioning for future loan losses

02 Nov 2012

ICAS' Savoy stand-ups impress TS

Anton Colella and Sir David Tweedie got their laughing gears working last night at the Scottish institute's annual dinner

02 Oct 2012

Tweedie to lead push for global valuation rules

Architect behind IFRS is to head body that sets international standards for the valuation of assets and liabilities

27 Sep 2012

Tweedie: Auditors must change “golf course” perception

Auditors need to get rid of the perception that winning business "is like playing golf" with their clients

28 May 2012

World is waiting as US dithers over IFRS

Sir David Tweedie warns that US elections could put convergence back ten years

25 Apr 2012

Tweedie says last chance for global accounting

IASB chairman reveals urgency of committing to international accounting standards

29 Oct 2010

Bringing the US on board

IASB chairman Sir David Tweedie has ten months left in the job in which to win over the US to international standards

09 Sep 2010

Tweedie "not terribly sympathetic" to concerns of standard-overload

IASB chief said respondents have had plenty of notice on new exposure drafts

01 Sep 2010

Asia emerging as key player in international standard setting: Tweedie

Asian leaders resist political influence on standard setting

26 Aug 2010

Tweedie: US fair value not proving popular

US fair value accounting model unpopular across globe, says international standards chief Sir David Tweedie

25 Aug 2010

IASB details recruitment process for Tweedie replacement

Timeline undermines European concerns about lack of transparency

17 Aug 2010

European officials frustrated at "lack of transparency" over Tweedie replacement

European officals reportedly unhappy over process to replace IASB chairman Sir David Tweedie

16 Aug 2010

Tweedie warns US to adopt standards or lose influence

"You are having an influence on our standards, but aren’t willing to take them yourselves," Sir David says in interview

11 Aug 2010

IASB awaits G20 convergence verdict on modified timetable

Herz and Tweedie tell G20 about revised convergence efforts

25 Jun 2010

Tweedie’s third way could help bridge the rules gap

IASB unveils "Tweedie model" to reconcile US and international accounting standards

17 Jun 2010

Candidates in frame for top IASB role

Speculation rises over who will be on the shortlist of candidates to take over from outgoing IASB chairman Sir David Tweedie

10 Jun 2010

Getting the right man

The task of finding a replacement for Sir David Tweedie at the IASB could be a tricky one… and football finances are in the spotlight with Portsmouth FC's groundbreaking CVA deal

03 Jun 2010

IASB unveils profit and loss proposals

IASB wants companies to present profit or loss and other comprehensive income in separate sections of a continuous statement

28 May 2010

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