The new board’s most pressing issue will be to improve or delete the ‘opt-out’ clauses made available by Iosco, the club of securities regulators.
These clauses allow countries to demand additional disclosure or reconciliation to domestic standards which standard-setters say will hinder convergence.
The EC is this month expected to pass a regulation requiring listed companies to use international standards from 2005, giving the board a boost.
A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
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