All IFAC articles

  • Blog post

    Global body reboots ethics rules for accountants

    2018-04-25T09:00:00Z

    Accountants globally have some revised ethics rules to follow, which should prompt an examination in the United States over whether there are new thresholds to meet.

  • Blog post

    Groups propose new structure for global auditing standards

    2017-12-21T21:30:00Z

    A group of international regulators and financial institutions is proposing a new mechanism to set standards for auditing in global capital markets.

  • Blog post

    IFAC calls on G-20 to support international standards

    2016-08-26T08:30:00Z

    The International Federation of Accountants is pitching the G-20 to make a plug for international accounting and auditing standards when they meet in September. Tammy Whitehouse reports.

  • Article

    OECD Updates Views on Governance

    2015-01-27T15:00:00Z

    The OECD has received an earful about proposed revisions to its principles of corporate governance, guidelines it encourages countries to adopt much the way they already follow its principles for anti-corruption. Some say the revisions dwell too much on company-level reforms, and not enough at the country-level to allow flexible ...