Mark W. Olson, a former partner at Ernst & Young, has been named as the
chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the independent US
The PCAOB has been without a permanent head since William McDonough resigned
late last year.
Olson, 63, is a Federal Reserve governor and has been with the central bank
since December 2001. He was also staff director of a Senate Banking
Christopher Cox, SEC chairman, who appointed Olson to the position, said
Olson’s experience as a central banker, his background in securities law and his
expertise gained as partner in a major accounting firm would make him ‘an
exceptional addition’ to the PCAOB.
Engineering and technology executives have voiced concerns over the government’s industrial strategy and the need to fill the R&D funding and long-term investment gap in a post-Brexit Britain
This year’s Finance Act is 649 pages, the second longest recorded, and highlights the increasing complexity for taxpayers of an ever expanding tax code
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the CIPFA have launched an introductory guide for leaders on integrated thinking and reporting
Accountancy Age is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the 2016 British Accountancy Awards