July 17, 2018

ACCA

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Hey Atlanta, Come Hear Us Yak About the Gig Economy and the Accounting Profession

If you’re an accountant in the Atlanta area and aren’t busy on October 18th, don’t make plans; we have you covered. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants USA is hosting representatives from Going Concern, Accountingfly, and Beech Valley Solutions will be there in the flesh to discuss how the gig economy is affecting the hunt […]

Non-U.S. Survey: IFRS Is Getting More Popular

Global Reporting Standards are gaining popularity among investors and finance executives, according to a new report by ACCA. Around 170 senior executives and investors were questioned. More than 40% said international financial reporting standards improve access to capital, while around 25% believe the global standards have lowered capital costs. ACCA chief executive Helen Brand said: “Growing support amongst CFOs and investors for [IFRS] must be considered carefully” by US regulator the SEC as it debates converging US GAAP with international standards. “We believe a positive answer from the SEC would give a tremendous boost to the cause of financial reporting and more importantly the world economy.” [Accountancy Age, Earlier]