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Transformation challenges greater than ever for global finance functions

ACCA think-tank outlines 10 key requirements needed for effective finance function change…

Global 23 Jun 2014

ACCA welcomes COREPER’s green light for a negotiating mandate on new rules aimed at clamping down on money laundering and terrorist financing

The keywords in fighting money laundering and terrorist financing throughout Europe and worldwide are transparency and consistency between EU rules and the international approach, says global accountancy body…

Europe 19 Jun 2014

ACCA hosts second annual alternative finance conference

Alternative finance has become the lifeblood of the small business sector The numbers of businesses accessing finance from non-traditional means is growing each year and so is the regulation that is required to ensure the stability of this market The new regulatory regime under the Financial Conduct Authority is just one of the topics up for discussion at the second annual Alternative Finance Conference organised by ACCA…

United Kingdom 13 Jun 2014

EC’s investigation on corporate income tax: special secret deals should be outlawed across the EU, says ACCA

On 11 June, the European Commission (EC) opened three formal investigations to examine the compliance with State Aid rules of decisions by Irish, Dutch and Luxembourgish tax authorities regarding the corporate income tax to be paid by Apple, Starbucks and Fiat Finance and Trade …

Europe 11 Jun 2014

Universitas Gadjah Mada and ACCA sign Memorandum of Agreement

The Universitas Gadjah Madah and ACCA signed a Memorandum of Agreement today…

Indonesia 11 Jun 2014

University of Indonesia and ACCA renew Memorandum of Understanding

The University of Indonesia and ACCA signed a Memorandum of Understanding today…

Indonesia 10 Jun 2014

ACCA roundtable on creative leadership, for senior women in finance and accounting, supported by Manchester Business School

The ACCA UAE networking forum for women in senior finance roles was launched in 2012 and organises networking events in the UAE every six months The sessions include networking opportunities with roundtable discussions on the challenges women face in reaching the most senior positions in finance ACCA events bring together some of the most senior women in MENA’s financial sector - both ACCA and non-ACCA members …

United Arab Emirates 10 Jun 2014

Reporting to investors on natural capital is vital to demonstrate management of, and impact on, scarce resources

As business impacts and dependencies on natural capital reach a critical point, a new report launched today by ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG calls for robust reporting on the management and use of key commodities including commitments to reduce impacts on natural capital…

Global 9 Jun 2014

ACCA welcomes new ECB measures to ease credit constraints on small businesses and intensify preparatory work on securitised loans purchase

The European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled a package supporting lending to the real economy in the Eurozone, a move strongly welcomed by ACCA …

Belgium 6 Jun 2014

International Financial Reporting Standards - ACCA offers feedback on the IASB’s Post Implementation Review

The accounting standard for the acquisition of IFRS 3 - businesses combinations needs reconsidering, says global accountancy body'…

Global 5 Jun 2014
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