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Ethics and the future of auditing

25 June 2018
In a global business environment, decision makers need to trust the information given to them more than ever before. Ultimately, audits are providing an informed opinion to the decision makers in a business about the accuracy and reliability of the information presented, allowing them to make critical business decisions.

7 steps: How CPAs can prepare for auditing in the future

11 December 2017
Seven actionable steps to help auditors understand how they can best assess and address the changes to come. From Bob Dohrer, Global Leader - Quality and Risk, RSM, and Will Bible, a partner and audit innovation leader with Deloitte & Touche LLP.

RSM Reporting November 2016

9 November 2016
Technical developments in global accounting and reporting from around the world, including an interview with the Mark Vaessen, the chairman of the Corportate Reporting Policy Group at the Federation of European Accountants, looking at the possible effects of Brexit on the development of IFRS.

Issue 61 – IFRS News In Brief

7 July 2016
Breaking IFRS news, including publications, announcements, and decisions by the IASB.

Issue 59 – IFRS News In Brief

5 May 2016
Breaking IFRS news, including decisions by the IASB and clarifications to the new Revenue Standard IFRS 15.

Investment property – issues encountered in practise

3 May 2016
The accounting treatment of investment properties, explained by Simon Fisher, Partner, RSM Eastern Africa. 

Materiality in five Q&As

3 May 2016
Addressing the concept of ‘materiality’ in five key questions. 

Paul Druckman, CEO of the IIRC, on the 'shifts' in the corporate world

3 May 2016
A conversation with Paul Druckman, CEO of the IIRC, on the shifts in the corporate world.

RSM Reporting - Issue 27

3 May 2016
Technical developments in global accounting and reporting from around the world, including an interview with the CEO of the IIRC, Paul Druckman.

Issue 57 – IFRS News In Brief

3 March 2016
RSM's monthly IFRS news round-up, including decisions by the IASB, comment letters, and upcoming comment letter deadlines.

Issue 56 – IFRS News In Brief

5 February 2016
RSM's monthly IFRS news round-up.

Issue 55 – IFRS News In Brief

7 January 2016
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Accounting changes for transactions between investors and associates or joint ventures postponed

Issue 54 – IFRS News In Brief

7 December 2015
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Proposed guidance on transfers of investment property open for comment until 18 March 2016 On 19 November 2015, the IASB published an exposure draft aimed at clarifying the existing guidance on transfers to, or from, investment properties in IAS 40.

Issue 53 – IFRS News In Brief

3 November 2015
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Proposed Interpretation for uncertainty over income tax treatments open for comment until 19 January 2016

Issue 52 – IFRS News In Brief

16 October 2015
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers amended for its effective date

Issue 51 – IFRS News In Brief

6 August 2015
This fifty-first edition features: Publications and Announcements

Issue 24 - RSM Reporting

25 July 2015
This edition features: Françoise Flores, EFRAG TEG Chairman and CEO The growing demand for stakeholders’ direct and active participation in the IFRS standard setting process. Our experts in... the UK Deferred Tax – Where is it going?

Issue 50 – IFRS News In Brief

14 July 2015
This fiftieth edition features: Publications and Announcements Proposals for amendments to pension accounting open for comment until 19 October 2015 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 49 – IFRS News In Brief

3 June 2015
This forty-ninth edition features: Publications and Announcements

Issue 48 - IFRS News In Brief

8 May 2015
This forty-eighth edition features: International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary Effective date of IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (narrow-scope exposure draft)

Issue 23 - RSM Reporting

23 April 2015
This edition features: Paul Druckman, CEO, IIRC Comments on IFRS and global accounting standards Our experts in... Australia Jane Meade and Daisy Yang report on the interpretation and application of IFRS 11 - Joint Arrangements

Issue 47 – IFRS News In Brief

10 April 2015
This forty-seventh edition features: IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary Foreign currency transactions and advance consideration draft interpretation of IAS 21 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 46 – IFRS News In Brief

6 March 2015
This forty-sixth edition features: IFRS Interpretations Committee- Latest Decisions Summary Accounting for income tax assets and liabilities when there are tax uncertainties The forthcoming draft interpretation of IAS 21 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 45 - IFRS News In Brief

5 February 2015
This forty-fifth edition features: International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary Leases (IFRS due H2/2015) Insurance Contracts (redeliberations on the 2013 ED) Conceptual Framework (exposure draft due Q1/2015)

Issue 44 - IFRS News In Brief

6 January 2015
This forty-fourth edition features: Publications and Announcements IFRS 10, IFRS 12 and IAS 28 amended for investment entity requirements IAS 1 amended under the Disclosure Initiative project  Proposals for amendments to IAS 7 open for comment until 17 April 2015 

Issue 43 - IFRS News In Brief

4 December 2014
This forty-third edition features: Publications and Announcements Proposals for amendments to IFRS 2 open for comment until 25 March 2015  IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 42 - IFRS News In Brief

6 November 2014
This forty-second edition features: International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 41 - IFRS News In Brief

3 October 2014
This fourty-first edition features: Publications and Announcements

Issue 40 - IFRS News In Brief

30 July 2014
This fourtieth edition features: Publications and Announcements Release of the final comprehensive standard on financial instruments IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 20 - RSM Reporting

17 July 2014
This twentieth edition features: Our experts in UAE Baasab B. Deyb discusses insurance law - the journey so far and the way forward Martyn Jones, President of the ICAEW Discusses how to restore trust in the accounting and auditing profession globally

Issue 39 - IFRS News In Brief

30 June 2014
This thirty-nineth edition features: Publications and Announcements IAS 16 and IAS 41 amended for bearer plants Proposals for amendments to IFRS 10 and IAS 28 open for comment until 15 September 2014 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 38 - IFRS News In Brief

31 May 2014
This thirty-eighth edition features: Publications and Announcements

Issue 37 - IFRS News In Brief

30 April 2014
This thirty-seventh edition features: Publications and Announcements Discussion paper on accounting for macro hedging open for comment until 17 October 2014 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

European parliament approves measures for EU audit reform

3 April 2014
The measures proposed for reform of the listed company audit sector in the European Union were approved by plenary vote in European Parliament today, reaching another key milestone in the long, sometimes contentious process.  The key elements of the new rules, among others, include:

Issue 36 - IFRS News In Brief

31 March 2014
This thirty-sixth edition features: Publications and Announcements Proposals for narrow-focus clarifying amendments to IAS 1 open for comment until 23 July 2014 IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 35 - IFRS News In Brief

28 February 2014
This thirty-fifth edition features: IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 32 - IFRS News In Brief

30 November 2013
This thirty-second edition features: Publications & Announcements

Issue 31 - IFRS News In Brief

31 October 2013
This thirty-first edition features: Publications & Announcements Proposals for limited amendments to the IFRS for SMEs open for comment until 3 March 2014 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

RSM International’s Bob Dohrer re-elected as Chairman of Forum of Firms

6 September 2013
RSM International, the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, is pleased to announce that Bob Dohrer, the network’s Global Leader for Quality and Risk, has been re-elected for a second 3-year term as Chairman of the Forum of Firms (FoF).

Issue 30 - IFRS News In Brief

30 August 2013
This thirtieth edition features: IFRS Interpretations Committee (IC) - Latest Decisions Summary International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 29 - IFRS News In Brief

31 July 2013
This twenty-ninth edition features: Publications & Announcements Discussion paper for a new conceptual framework open for comment until 14 January 2014 IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 28 - IFRS News In Brief

30 June 2013
This twenty-eighth edition features: Publications & Announcements

Issue 27 - IFRS News In Brief

31 May 2013
This twenty-seventh edition features: Publications & Announcements

Issue 26 - IFRS News In Brief

30 April 2013
This twenty-sixth edition features: Publications & Announcements

Issue 25 - IFRS News In Brief

21 March 2013
This twenty-fifth edition features: Publications & Announcements

Issue 24 - IFRS News In Brief

28 February 2013
This twenty-fourth edition features: Publications & Announcements Proposal for amendments to IAS 39 and IFRS 9 open for comment until 2 April 2013 International Accounting Standards Board - Latest Decisions Summary

Issue 23 - IFRS News In Brief

31 January 2013
This twenty-third edition features: Publications & Announcements Proposal for amendments to IAS 36 open for comment until 19 March 2013 Proposed IFRS Taxonomy 2013 open for comment until 18 March 2013 IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest Decisions Summary

Audit process must adapt or risk being seen as irrelevant

19 November 2012
Auditors need to do much more to show that audit adds value, or risk the process being seen as irrelevant, according to a panel of experts debating the current state of the audit profession at the RSM annual conference last week in London.

Bob Dohrer joins RSM International's Executive Office

12 March 2012
RSM International, one of the world's largest global accountancy networks, has appointed Bob Dohrer as Global Director of Quality, effective 1 March.

Corporate culture: Creating strong guardrails for governance and ERM

1 March 2012
How do you define your organization’s corporate culture? Often, corporate culture is difficult to describe.

RSM International Supports Public debate on EU Audit Reforms

30 November 2011
RSM International, the sixth largest global accountancy network, today responded to the eagerly awaited proposals on the reform of auditing in the EU. The draft legislation contains a raft of measures aimed at increasing competition and improving quality of the services provided. Commenting on the proposals, Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International said:

RSM APiK wins banking and finance award

11 September 2011
RSM APiK, the Ukrainian member firm of RSM International, one of the world’s largest accounting, tax and consulting networks, received Banker Magazine’s “Best Audit Firm in the Banking and Finance Industry” Award.