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New technologies set to power an audit

By Shaaheen Tar-Mahomed We are seeing rapid digitisation of our society and our lives, where everything creates data. More data was produced in 2017 than in the previous 5,000 years of humanity.[1] New and disruptive technologies are emerging at a rapid pace. Blockchain, the cloud, robotic process automation (RPA), digital labour, machine learning, deep learning,… Read More New technologies set to power an audit

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Digitalisation of tax: international perspectives (2019 edition)

Find out how digital technology been utilised by international tax administrators to reduce costs and improve compliance and tax yields, while crucially assessing the future challenges these economies face. In particular, in this updated 2019 version, we synthesises a holistic review of the processes of digitalisation: the needs of the different stakeholders, the tools and… Read More Digitalisation of tax: international perspectives (2019 edition)

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Blockchain’s missing link

By Andrea Murad Is Blockchain ready for large-scale implementation within financial services? We explore the missing links that need to be forged for success. Blockchain is being adopted across a multitude of business sectors, such as delivering supply chain processes, but the platforms are evolving at great speed. “Like anything new, it takes some time… Read More Blockchain’s missing link

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Automatic for the people

Automation does not flag the end of accounting jobs, but the end of a lot of drudgery. So why not bring on the bots and give humans the clear spacethey need to make the best use of their brains? It’s the smart new world ofrobotic process automation. Until very recently, senior accountants for Swedish car manufacturer… Read More Automatic for the people

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Fintech innovation – perspectives from Singapore and London

Wednesday 31 October 2018, Global fintech investment nearly doubled between 2014 and 2017 reflecting the industry’s rapidly growing influence and future potential. In its latest report, Fintech innovation: perspectives from Singapore and London, ICAEW’s IT Faculty and ISCA (The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants) explore essential key drivers of successful fintech innovation and highlight challenges… Read More Fintech innovation – perspectives from Singapore and London

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At the crossroads of technology and integrity

The World Congress of Accountants, the largest worldwide get-together of accounting professionals held every four years, tackled some of the biggest challenges facing the sector as well as charted a more digital future. George W. Russell joined the four-day meeting of thought leaders, industry veterans and future high performers in Sydney. By George W. Russell… Read More At the crossroads of technology and integrity