The bank has reportedly asserted that the change in accounting procedure would make no material difference to its financial situation.
HSBC is one of only two FTSE 100 companies – the other being Boots – to switch to treating share options given to directors and employees as an expense rather than just putting a footnote in the company annual report.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements