CPA Australia and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA – have finalised a mutual recognition agreement that will see members able to work more freely in both countries. INTHEBLACK spoke to AICPA’s president and CEO Barry Melancon about the way forward.
Jane Lu's fashion webite Showpo is a lean machine powered by social media and more than A$30 million in annual sales - not a bad result for a 31-year-old corporate dropout.
The Social Science social media consultancy helps STEMM organisations communicate their work to the world.
A memorandum of understanding between the World Bank and the IFRS Foundation is yet another step on a journey towards the global harmonisation of financial reporting standards.
Gig-economy platforms deliver convenience for consumers and flexibility for workers.
High-powered roles in the UK and Australia have enabled Samantha Drury CPA to bring a wide range of skills to the not-for-profit area of aged care and social housing.
Finance professionals will be extra busy this year, as a swathe of new accounting standards come into force. Accountants need business acumen, data analytics and leadership skills to provide strategic advice. Competition for the smartest people in the room is tougher than ever.
The Australian government's proposed director identification number is just one weapon in the war against company phoenixing.
David Irvine, chair of the Foreign Investment Review Board, has the last word on what foreign investment deals in Australia fly or fail.
Intellectual property can be a crucial business tool, but not everyone thinks hard enough about protecting their big ideas.
Only the most courageous political leader dares to introduce a tax hike, so how does a region like the UAE create an entirely new tax regime?
Research shows firms with a well-defined purpose outperform competitors by up to 38 per cent. However, the first step in finding that purpose is for leaders to listen, rather than lead.
Some people thrive on frequent business travel, while others flounder. What’s the secret to making travel less stressful?
Cloud services are now an everyday part of business, but the cloud boom can fuel other problems, such as siloed data and shadow IT.
Validation tasks are simpler when you use a centralised validation sheet and formulas that account for rounding errors.
In 17 years, Katrina Watt CPA has gone from being a fill-in receptionist to teaching international students.
Dennis Bothma CPA is keen for CPAs to share their knowledge and make not-for-profits as effective as they can be.