GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

17/02/2017
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Ethics as innovation

By Karen Wensley A culture that encourages individuals to look at issues from different angles is likely to attract great people and win awards for creative solutions. I was recently sitting in a boardroom waiting for a meeting to start. … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The new intolerance in the age of Trump

By Trevor Wilson Would Donald Trump’s infamous “locker-room banter” count as unacceptable workplace behaviour? As I was standing at an intersection recently, I glanced over at the pole on the corner and was greeted by a poster entitled “Dear White … Continue reading

11/10/2016
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Professional relationships: how close is too close?

Following EY partners getting in hot water for breaching auditor independence rules, we look at the legal issues that arise when relationships with clients become personal.

18/08/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Interview with Stavros Thomadakis, Chair of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants

Stavros Thomadakis, Chair of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), tells George W. Russell about his priorities, the challenge of technology, and the lessons to be learned from the crisis in his Greek homeland. Stavros Thomadakis doesn’t have … Continue reading

03/12/2015
by GAA Accounting
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ICAS launches The Power of One

By Michael McGlinchey. CEO Anton Colella announces The Power of One – a major initiative to support members in ethical leadership. ICAS CEO Anton Colella has called for a new era of personal responsibility across the business world, as he … Continue reading

03/12/2015
by GAA Accounting
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Learning from the world’s biggest fraud

By Ian Robinson FCA. One of the world’s most experienced forensic accountants, Ian Robinson, on his biggest, longest case. From 1979 TO 1983, a Hong Kong company called Carrian dazzled investors and created an empire  that spread over Asia, America, … Continue reading