Profession

Profession

New roles for auditors, assurance in Blockchain ecosystem says CPA profession joint white paper

CPA Blockchain white paper refutes claims of redundancies in accounting
Practice

Why accounting engagement templates make dollars and sense for Canadian accountants

Efficiency, cost control driving popularity of third-party, integrated Caseware packages in public practice
Profession

New Deloitte Canada report stresses stakeholder role in financial reporting quality

A new report from the Deloitte Institute for Audit Innovation and Quality reinforces the need for all parties to contribute to quality financial reporting
Profession

Not So Fast: Federal Court Of Appeal Strongly Confirms Transactional Common Interest Privilege

Wendy Berman of Cassels Brock on how the Iggillis Holdings ruling and solicitor-cllient privilege
Profession

Canada Revenue Agency: Solicitor-Client Privilege For Commonly Interested Parties

Solicitor-Client privilege bars the CRA from compelling legal-advice documents when a taxpayer discloses to a party with a common interest, says tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch
Profession

Brian Hunt, a material retirement

Directors who serve on their board’s audit committee have significantly greater responsibility today than they did 15 years ago. Retiring CPAB CEO Brian Hunt, FCPA, FCA, played a key role in that shift.
Career

New UTM Master of Forensic Accounting Program stands out globally

University of Toronto Mississauga MFAcc degree gives forensic accountants the tools to catch modern-age white-collar crime, says Len Brooks, FCPA, FCA
Practice

When business couples break up. How should CPAs respond to disclosure demands?

Liability lawyer James Lane on how to navigate the legalities of financial disclosure
Profession

MNP continues Eastern Canada expansion with Cornwall accounting merger

64-year-old CKDM LLP of Cornwall to be rebranded as MNP firm in June
Profession

PwC Canada names Nicolas Marcoux new chief executive officer

Montreal-based mergers and acquisitions veteran to replace Bill McFarland, July 1