Global

Practice

PCAOB fines Deloitte Canada for impaired audit independence

Canadian firm “audited its own work” for South African gold mining client
Global

Mandatory audit firm rotation fails to deliver on goals

Global audit market study from Source Global Research provides Canadian ammunition
Global

Economic confidence falls sharply in Q3, says ACCA, IMA survey

Rising costs, interest rates a concern as US confidence plunges
Business

Deloitte reigns supreme as Big Four report record global revenues

PwC, EY bottom lines boosted by consulting fees
Taxation

U.S. tax ruling means winter is coming for online retailers

Tax rulings are catching up with the Amazons of retail
Profession

It’s time to train accountants in sustainability

Why isn’t sustainability a part of accounting training?
Global

Special Report: Manafort trial a cautionary tale in accounting ethics

The testimony of Paul Manafort's tax accountant shows the ethical risks of working with some high net worth clients
Taxation

Multinational accounting under increased scrutiny as BEPs reporting begins

Minister of National Revenue announces first OECD information exchange
Profession

New CRA tax gap stats shows underground economy dwarfs offshore avoidance

Publicity, better enforcement, have led to increased disclosure
Global

Letter from Down Under: Words of warning from an Australian CPA

Brett Stevenson urges CPAs around the world to take a greater role in governance at their member organizations
Profession

CPA Canada announces RMA with Hong Kong CPAs

International recognition agreements advance labour mobility for Canadian chartered professional accountants
Profession

Americas tax conference opens in Ottawa, will fight tax cheating says CRA

The 52nd General Assembly of the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations opened today in Ottawa
Business

Crowe Soberman to promote new, Crowe global rebranding, says Cukier

U.S.-based global network Crowe drops Horwath from name as international network rebrands as Crowe Global
Business

Canadian economic confidence among accountants at record level

A new, global survey by the ACCA and IMA finds surprising optimism among Canadian accountants
Profession

Is CPA Australia making another mistake by not hiring a CPA as CEO?

Governance expert Richard Leblanc on whether CPA Australia's move holds lessons for Canada
Profession

Canadian accountant Kevin Dancey to steer global standard-setter IFAC

Former CPA Canada head appointed, as international financial, securities bodies challenge global audit standards oversight
Business

Canadian angle to record revenues reported by KPMG International

Accounting firm now headed by Canadian Bill Thomas, praised for diversity promotion
Business

CRA tightens voluntary disclosures, targets offshore tax avoidance

The Canada Revenue Agency is starting a new, limited Voluntary Disclosures Program
Business

SEC appoints chair, board members to accounting watchdog

Appointments radically change the composition, outlook of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Business

U.S. Senate Republicans pass massive tax bill, lower corporate rate impacts Canada

Lowering the U.S. corporate tax rate to 20 per cent will impact Canadian companies
Business

SEC's Kronforst, a non-GAAP metrics fighter, leaving in January

Chief accountant of division of corporate finance leaving after four years in post
Business

Paradise Papers tax leak will further damage credibility of Trudeau, Morneau

Massive leak reveals tax avoidance schemes in upper echelon of Canadian politics
Business

Against NAFTA backdrop, CPA Canada renews trilateral MRA with U.S. and Mexico

Spectre of losing labour mobility looms large despite cross-border career opportunities
Business

Why CFOs should worry about rising U.S. protectionism

How the Bombardier countervailing duty could affect continental supply chains and procurement across North America
Business

Do we need NAFTA more than NAFTA needs us?

Business experts disagree on Canada's position on dispute resolution, trade imbalance in NAFTA talks