CPA Lydia Nankabirwa, is a Technical Officer at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (PHOTO/Courtesy). KAMPALA — The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (the ‘Board’) works to improve public sector financial reporting worldwide through developing and maintaining IPSAS and other high-quality financial reporting guidance for the public sector. Adoption and application of IPSAS
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Dubai – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) and SP Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer CMA certification to students at SP Jain campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, and Sidney. The partnership aims to help accounting and finance professionals to develop the critical accounting and financial management
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NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced that it has elected Kathleen L. Casey as its next chair. Ms. Casey’s three-year appointment takes effect January 1, 2020. She succeeds Charles H. Noski, whose term concludes at the end of 2019. Ms. Casey originally joined the Financial Accounting Foundation
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Around the world and at businesses of every size, accounting and finance professionals are seizing the opportunity to make analytics their ultimate sidekick. Where there’s Batman, there’s a Batmobile—and for these folks, where there’s accounting and finance, there’s a custom-built, mega machine of a platform to assist in the day’s activities. Modern analytics is all
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NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced today that it has opened a formal search process to hire the next FASB technical director. The technical director serves as the principal advisor to the FASB chairman and Board. The role is also the primary representative of the FASB to stakeholders, including regulators, accounting firms,
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OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Changes to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requirements for insurance companies to report GAAP financials for long-duration contracts could become costly for companies transitioning to the new accounting standards and could create earnings and reserving volatility, according to a new AM Best commentary. The Best’s Commentary, titled, “Life/Health Insurers Daunted by FASB
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NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced the appointment of Susan M. Cosper to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Ms. Cosper currently serves as the FASB’s technical director and chair of the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF). Her term is effective May 1, 2019, and her appointment
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