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The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Leading innovation

By Michelle Perry Information technology investments are now falling under the remit of chief financial officers. Michelle Perry looks at their essential considerations in plotting an IT strategy for companies. For the past two decades the paths of finance and … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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New QP position paper released

To train accountants to continue to meet the changing market needs and international standards, the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs has released the Position Paper for the CPA Qualifying Process Reform, setting out the final content and structure of the … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Views from the outside

By Jemelyn Yadao In a bid to diversify, many accounting firms are looking outside the profession for their leadership talent. Jemelyn Yadao talks to partners and managers who aren’t equipped with accountancy skills, but have unique know-how that adds value to … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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What you need to know about the new leases standard

In May, the Institute issued HKFRS 16 Leases, the equivalent of IFRS 16 Leases issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. This new standard is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. Early application is permitted … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Reliable reports

By George W. Russell Since last month, auditor’s reports on listed companies’ financial statements have become dramatically different from those that have been issued for many years. George W. Russell takes a look at what this means for auditors and other … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The pursuit of quality

By George W. Russell Janine van Diggelen will be the last Chair of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators under its current structure. In this interview with George W. Russell, she addresses the key global audit regulatory challenges and … Continue reading