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The essential guide to GDPR

This content is not intended to constitute legal advice. Specific legal advice should be sought before taking or refraining from taking any action in relation to the matters outlined. Please note: detailed guidance on how to implement the GDPR is not yet available from the ICO. It is expected to be available in late 2017/early… Read More The essential guide to GDPR

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Cybersecurity: A new engagement opportunity

An AICPA framework enables CPAs with cybersecurity expertise to perform new services for clients. By Russ Banham As trusted business advisers, CPAs find ways to help their clients achieve their business objectives. Now, under the AICPA’s recently issued cybersecurity reporting framework, CPAs have an opportunity to expand the services they offer to help clients manage… Read More Cybersecurity: A new engagement opportunity

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On the front lines of cyberwar

Hong Kong needs to strengthen its defences against cyberattacks if it is to ensure its position as a major international financial centre. Businesses need to do more to build resilience, develop expertise and keep up to date, and the city’s vibrant hacker community could help. George W. Russell reports. The silence is as chilling as the air-conditioning… Read More On the front lines of cyberwar

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Automating accounting

Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence that excels at using data to find patterns and make predictions. George W. Russell takes a look at how this rapidly evolving technology is shaking up business – including the accounting sector – and how it will dramatically change roles within firms. By George W. Russell Any car owner… Read More Automating accounting

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Big data, analytics, AI, and the finance professional

Data gathering and accounting’s role in it continues to change. A thought leader explores the opportunities. By Aubrey Joachim, FCMA, CGMA Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotisation will affect many elements of the human endeavour. That includes the way humans interact, how work is done, and what work need not be done by humans. These advancements… Read More Big data, analytics, AI, and the finance professional

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Making sense of blockchain

Firms, such as the Big Four, are playing an active role in the global adoption of blockchain. Jemelyn Yadao finds out how they are exploring this nascent technology and asks, will it really disrupt the profession? By Jemelyn Yadao Many believe that we are in the midst of the biggest revolution since the invention of the Internet.… Read More Making sense of blockchain