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  • International Standards: 2019 Global Status Report
    International Standards: 2019 Global Status Report

    Adoption is one journey, implementation another October 14, 2019 Published: IFAC There are no international laws requiring nations adopt and implement international standards that are fundamental to trust in markets, investments and economic growth. They are adopted because of their quality, legitimacy and impact have been demonstrated and focus on the public interest. They are

  • Cybersecurity, Resiliency, and the Role of Financial Regulators
    Cybersecurity, Resiliency, and the Role of Financial Regulators

    DATE:           Oct. 3, 2019 SPEAKER:   Kathleen M. Hamm, Board Member EVENT:         Program on International Financial Systems Technology and Capital Market Regulation Conference LOCATION: Tokyo, Japan I. Introduction Good morning. Thank you to Harvard Law School’s Program on International Financial Systems for inviting me to speak at this symposium on “Technology and Capital

  • 2019 Main Street Investor Survey
    2019 Main Street Investor Survey

    September 18, 2019 Published: The Caq The CAQ’s Main Street Investor Survey annually measures retail investor confidence in US capital markets, global capital markets, public companies, and audited financial information. In 2019, key findings from the survey include the following: ·         74% of US investors express confidence in US capital markets. ·         76% of US investors have confidence


  • Corporate Boards May Be Blind to Risks
    • Octubre 17, 2019

    October 15, 2019 Published: The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Unique Survey Finds Critical Gap Between What Boards Think Is Going On and What’s Really Happening Boards are significantly overconfident when it comes to addressing the thorniest issues facing organizations today. Board members have greater confidence in their organizations’ ability to manage key risks than members of

  • IFAC sees greater adoption of global accounting standards
    • Octubre 16, 2019

    October 14, 2019 Published: Accounting Today The International Federation of Accountants issued a report Monday indicating strong support for international accounting and auditing standards, particularly in areas where IFAC member organizations are involved in the process from beginning to end. The report includes data from more than 170 professional accountancy organizations that make up IFAC’s

  • FRC reviews of disclosures relating to reporting requirements
    • Octubre 15, 2019

    October 10, 2019 Published: FRC Companies have responded positively to newly introduced reporting requirements for Revenue Recognition and Financial Instruments but there is still considerable scope for them to improve the quality of their annual report disclosures. The findings relate to three thematic reviews conducted by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to analyse companies’ disclosures for the

  • OECD leading multilateral efforts to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy
    • Octubre 14, 2019

    October 9, 2019 Published: OECD The OECD Secretariat published a proposal to advance international negotiations to ensure large and highly profitable Multinational Enterprises, including digital companies, pay tax wherever they have significant consumer-facing activities and generate their profits. The new OECD proposal brings together common elements of three competing proposals from member countries, and is based on