Issue 1, 2013

World Watch (Jan 2013)

Our opinion articles include:

  • Business is developing real social values - passing trend, protective instinct or what?
  • Boards face big challenges on risk oversight
  • Towards better business reporting
  • What investors want
  • Social media: time for reporters to join the conversation
  • Case study: British Land breaks new ground
  • What do investors really think about the audit and assurance?
  • Standing still is not an option for auditors
  • Disclosures - too much, too little, or simply the wrong type?
  • IFRS: convergence at all costs, or not?

We also bring you the latest news, including articles looking at:

Governance

  • Investment culture needs to change
  • US: More time needed on strategy and crisis response
  • Malaysia: Spotlight on the quality of directors

Corporate reporting

  • South Africa: Move to mandatory integrated reporting
  • Survey: Chasm between best reporting and the rest
  • Are companies doing enough to prevent corruption?

Financial reporting

  • US: 'Final' report on IFRS
  • Australia: Managing complexity in financial reporting
  • Eurozone crisis needs explaining

Assurance

  • IAASB: Proposals to extend auditor's responsibilities
  • The structure of the audit market - under the microscope
  • IAASB: Designing the auditor's report for the future

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