New SME accounting will cost business £80m
Accounting Standards

New SME accounting will cost business £80m

14y Mario Christodoulou

New SME accounting will cost business £80m

ASB releases IFRS for SMEs for UK businesses Read More...

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FRC wants greater power over auditors
Audit

FRC wants greater power over auditors

14y Mario Christodoulou

FRC wants greater power over auditors

FRC wants more power to sanction auditors Read More...

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Hoogervorst appointment
Business Regulation

Hoogervorst appointment

14y Mario Christodoulou

Hoogervorst appointment

There was a sting in the tail after today’s announcement that Hans Hoogervorst will replace Sir David Tweedie as head of the IASB. I’m not...

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FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA
Business Regulation

FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA

14y Mario Christodoulou

FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if han...

FRC chief said it is important "all parts learn to work closer together" Read More...

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FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move
Business Regulation

FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

14y Mario Christodoulou

FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

Proposed relocation of UK Listing Authority welcomed by FRC chairman Read More...

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FRC cheap, but not cheerful
Business Regulation

FRC cheap, but not cheerful

14y Mario Christodoulou

FRC cheap, but not cheerful

I can’t help thinking that the audit inspection process here is a little second rate. I’m certainly not questioning the experience and pro...

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FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting inaccuracies
Business Regulation

FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting inaccuracies

14y David Jetuah

FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting ina...

SocGen receives fine for failing to submit accurate reports for approximately 80% of its reportable transactions, across all of its asset classes, for...

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The lessor of two evils
Business Regulation

The lessor of two evils

14y Mario Christodoulou

The lessor of two evils

We’re approaching the business end of the IASB-FASB convergence process and the standards are beginning to roll out. By June next year both boar...

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FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees
Business Regulation

FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees

14y Kevin Reed , Writer

FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees

KPMG, E&Y and PwC paid for secondees to the FSA Read More...

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Government considers merging FRC and FSA
Audit

Government considers merging FRC and FSA

14y Gavin Hinks

Government considers merging FRC and FSA

Accountancy regulator could be merged with Financial Services Authority Read More...

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ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms
Audit

ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms

14y Mario Christodoulou

ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms

Profession defends role of auditors in lead-up to banking crisis, but accepts need for change Read More...

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Who'll pick up the Tweedie mantle
Business Regulation

Who'll pick up the Tweedie mantle

14y Mario Christodoulou

Who'll pick up the Tweedie mantle

There seems to be a whiff of reluctance in this country to put up a candidate to replace David Tweedie. Ever since Brian Nicholson sent round a letter...

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FASB-IASB might just find common ground on financial instruments
Business Regulation

FASB-IASB might just find common ground on financial instruments

14y Mario Christodoulou

FASB-IASB might just find common ground on financi...

Welcome to my first post. In this little patch of web real-estate you’ll find a few insights I’ve gleaned from my own investigation and re...

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King derails Tobin tax drive
Business Regulation

King derails Tobin tax drive

14y Accountancy Age

King derails Tobin tax drive

Bank of England governor says Tobin tax last on list Read More...

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