World Watch library

GRI: Information alone will not lead to change – vision is needed too

10/06/15

Organisation’s project looks at sustainability reporting trends into the next decade

Forcing CEO change is costing companies billions

25/05/15

Strategy & report finds troubled CEO successions costing up to $60 billion annually.

Converged Indian accounting standards: the top five changes

25/05/15

Ind AS brings convergence with IFRS and means companies will have to move quickly to remain compliant.

Feedback! Why sharing your views with standard-setters is really important

25/05/15

Beth Paul, a strategic thought leader in accounting shares her views on why engaging with standard setters is essential for good standards.

Anniversary research finds seven lessons for moving to IFRS

18/05/15

ICAEW paper highlights key recommendations for changing to global standard.

Relaxed accounting requirements might sound appealing, but may come back to bite investor community, says CFA Institute

17/05/15

Investor group shares survey results showing simplification efforts may need refocusing.

Prudence returns: new IASB exposure draft reintroduces controversial term

15/05/15

The IASB’s new Conceptual Framework draft revives the term it got rid of in 2010.

SEC Chief Accountant: IASB and FASB at a “critical juncture” in their relationship

15/05/15

James Schnurr says continued collaboration is the only realistic path to global standards

EFRAG financial instrument recommended monitoring

14/05/15

European financial reporting group says assessment of IFRS 9 is qualitative, not quantitative but urges implementation without delay.

IASB aims to fill gaps, update and clarify in Conceptual Framework draft

11/05/15

The accounting board’s Exposure Draft reintroduces ‘prudence’, among other revisions and amendments

How can internal audit find its ‘True North’?

09/05/15

Survey shows that a period of rapid transformation is challenging internal auditors and demanding innovative solutions.

IAASB releases a bold revision on ‘other information’

23/04/15

Standard setter says it revised ISA 720 to reflect the changing reporting environment

IASB Chairman reveals new mission statement

22/04/15

Hans Hoogervorst tells Canadian audience it’s time to talk about the ‘why’ of IFRS.

Convergence under pressure as IASB and FASB discuss potential revisions to revenue standard

12/04/15

The IASB and FASB were aligned on the need to address feedback on licences and performance obligations, but not the how. Dave Morgan, US ACS, looks at the deliberations.

Investors call for clarity and conciseness in policy disclosures

12/04/15

PwC’s latest investor survey shows that investors have strong views on policy disclosures. Jennifer Sisson, Investor Engagement, reports.

Balance sheets set to swell as new lease proposal set for ballot

12/04/15

Jessica Taurae, Partner in Accounting Consulting Services, looks at the status of the IASB’s long running project on leasing.

Data show massive opportunity to engage the retail vote

12/04/15

PwC’s Proxy Pulse data reveals only 28 per cent of retail shareholders on average vote their shares.

Look out…here comes trouble! Engaging with activist investors

12/04/15

Activist shareholders are shifting in their seats and companies are running scared. Hilary Eastman on why and how boards can change the music.

Many pension liabilities bigger than Greek debt, says IASB chief

22/03/15

Hans Hoogervorst predicts tremendous challenges for pensions and says restructurings may come too late

Prince of Wales: “We are failing to run the global bank”

22/03/15

Royal plea for the finance world to fundamentally address sustainability

GRI: Information alone will not lead to change – vision is needed too

10/06/15

Organisation’s project looks at sustainability reporting trends into the next decade

Forcing CEO change is costing companies billions

25/05/15

Strategy & report finds troubled CEO successions costing up to $60 billion annually.

Converged Indian accounting standards: the top five changes

25/05/15

Ind AS brings convergence with IFRS and means companies will have to move quickly to remain compliant.

Feedback! Why sharing your views with standard-setters is really important

25/05/15

Beth Paul, a strategic thought leader in accounting shares her views on why engaging with standard setters is essential for good standards.

Anniversary research finds seven lessons for moving to IFRS

18/05/15

ICAEW paper highlights key recommendations for changing to global standard.

Relaxed accounting requirements might sound appealing, but may come back to bite investor community, says CFA Institute

17/05/15

Investor group shares survey results showing simplification efforts may need refocusing.

Prudence returns: new IASB exposure draft reintroduces controversial term

15/05/15

The IASB’s new Conceptual Framework draft revives the term it got rid of in 2010.

SEC Chief Accountant: IASB and FASB at a “critical juncture” in their relationship

15/05/15

James Schnurr says continued collaboration is the only realistic path to global standards

EFRAG financial instrument recommended monitoring

14/05/15

European financial reporting group says assessment of IFRS 9 is qualitative, not quantitative but urges implementation without delay.

IASB aims to fill gaps, update and clarify in Conceptual Framework draft

11/05/15

The accounting board’s Exposure Draft reintroduces ‘prudence’, among other revisions and amendments

How can internal audit find its ‘True North’?

09/05/15

Survey shows that a period of rapid transformation is challenging internal auditors and demanding innovative solutions.

IAASB releases a bold revision on ‘other information’

23/04/15

Standard setter says it revised ISA 720 to reflect the changing reporting environment

IASB Chairman reveals new mission statement

22/04/15

Hans Hoogervorst tells Canadian audience it’s time to talk about the ‘why’ of IFRS.

Convergence under pressure as IASB and FASB discuss potential revisions to revenue standard

12/04/15

The IASB and FASB were aligned on the need to address feedback on licences and performance obligations, but not the how. Dave Morgan, US ACS, looks at the deliberations.

Investors call for clarity and conciseness in policy disclosures

12/04/15

PwC’s latest investor survey shows that investors have strong views on policy disclosures. Jennifer Sisson, Investor Engagement, reports.

Balance sheets set to swell as new lease proposal set for ballot

12/04/15

Jessica Taurae, Partner in Accounting Consulting Services, looks at the status of the IASB’s long running project on leasing.

Data show massive opportunity to engage the retail vote

12/04/15

PwC’s Proxy Pulse data reveals only 28 per cent of retail shareholders on average vote their shares.

Look out…here comes trouble! Engaging with activist investors

12/04/15

Activist shareholders are shifting in their seats and companies are running scared. Hilary Eastman on why and how boards can change the music.

Many pension liabilities bigger than Greek debt, says IASB chief

22/03/15

Hans Hoogervorst predicts tremendous challenges for pensions and says restructurings may come too late

Prince of Wales: “We are failing to run the global bank”

22/03/15

Royal plea for the finance world to fundamentally address sustainability