In a very interesting turn of Events, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), which have been quite active lately, who's also responsible to regulate Pakistan's corporate sector send another gift for Audit firms.
Archive for January, 2012
The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have announced the conclusions of their meeting in Singapore on 12 January 2012. The Trustees discussed progress towards global adoption of IFRSs. They also received a report on the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC), reviewing due process and post-implementation review methodology. The Trustees' Nominating Committee and the Monitoring Board approved several nominations and reappointments to the Trustees. Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, g
(ExP) -- I’m an accountant and I’m proud of it. I think the education and knowledge that you acquire both during your studies and continuing professional education are fantastic. At the start of my career when I worked for one of the Big 4 I spent several years in the Audit department and this was a great opportunity to find out how a variety of different companies worked. Sometimes though it has to be said that the term “auditor” doesn’t always have the most exciting of im
Deloitte plays strategic role in landmark development of World Economic Forum cyber security principles
Recognising the need for international businesses to win the war against global cyber crime, Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has played a pivotal role in the World Economic Forum’s development of a common set of shared principles and guidelines for cyber security and resilience. Deloitte acted as project advisers to the Forum’s initiative, Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World: Principles and Guidelines, which was launched today in Davos. The Principles aim to provid
Press Release Higher professional education in accountancy qualifications has found a new avenue in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where in Jeddah a new institute Al Hilm Institute of Higher Training has been established. Mr. Kalim Rehmani, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, who is also a founder of Al Hamd Academy, a leading institution serving the educational field in Pakistan for more than 15 years, ventured into this momentous educational project an
Press Release Keeping in view the changing scenario and dynamics of ACCA/ FIA trends, whereby it has been observed that a lot of students are opting to stay in their hometown for coaching of initial papers, CFE Group of Colleges has decided to expand its network of Accountancy and Finance Courses to other cities. In this regard CFE – Sahiwal Campus is the first step, with few more expected to follow in 2012. While we pray for its success, we would like to congratulate CFE a
The SECP organized a seminar in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) at the ICAP House in Lahore. The purpose of the seminar was to make practicing members of the ICAP more aware of the corporate compliance requirements in the wake of the modernization in corporate compliance culture for companies operating in the eServices regime. The keynote address regarding ‘Corporate Compliance & its importance’ was given by Mr. Nazir Ahmed
Press Release Escribir College of Advanced Studies is a project of Machiyara Group of Companies. The college commenced operations under the directorship of Mr. Sulaiman Bawany, a qualified Chartered Accountant from England and Wales and Mr. Safdar Mithani, a reputable educationist in various professional Accountancy programs. Escribir embarked on its educational journey in December 2010 and has continued to grow and expand as a premier Accountancy institute offering var
By Bilal Siddiqui Bhavin Mistry, son of an autorickshaw driver, made his father proud as he cleared the Chartered Accountancy (CA) exam in the first attempt. Result of CA final exams was declared on Wednesday. Another Amdavadi lad, Vishvesh Mehta, who is son of a chartered accountant, has ranked seventh in the all India exam. Ahmedabad students have posted 35.36 per cent result in the final exams which is the highest in the past three years. In 2011, the final CA result was 20.
By Admin Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates (Pvt.) Ltd has the following job opportunity in their Information Solutions division: Post Jr. Functional Consultant – Information Solutions (Karachi based) Eligibility The ideal candidate for job would have the following credentials: ACCA Professional Stage Student should have cleared fundamental level The prospective candidate should have a consulting role preferably with 1 to 2 years of expe