More than 300 delegates attended the inaugural summit in 2005, which tackled the regional implications of global financial standards convergence, and the evolution of corporate governance in Middle East economies.
This year’s gathering once again welcomes …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, March 22 - 2006 @ 16:50
That is the verdict of international accounting experts addressing the World Accounting Summit in Dubai later this month.
The five-day international summit will bring together more than 300 leading international and local accounting experts, regulators and …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, May 02 - 2006 @ 12:50
That’s the verdict of Graham Ward, President of the US-based International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), and keynote speaker at the World Accounting Summit, which begins in Dubai on Sunday.
“A multiplicity of accounting creates confusion, encourages …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, May 25 - 2005 @ 15:27
At the Summit, sanctioned by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, delegates debated issues including the importance of implementing international financial reporting standards in the Middle East. Increasing competition and expanded opportunity is …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, June 07 - 2005 @ 14:09
Dr. Ahmed Bin Abdulla Al Moghames, Secretary General of the Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA), will challenge the misperceptions of accounting ethics in Saudi Arabia, and address the local challenges of international financial …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, May 16 - 2006 @ 14:55
Experts will call for regional organisations to embrace these changes, which now not only measure financial results, but also the longer term sustainability of an organisation.
John Petty, National Vice President and past President (NSW) …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, May 03 - 2007 @ 12:29
Existing international accounting standards have been primarily devised for companies operating in Western markets, Mirza argues, and do not take into account cultural compatibility and economic distinctions. Economic systems in the Middle East are different …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, April 26 - 2005 @ 10:15
With the irresistible forces of globalisation surging through the region in a big way, adhering to and interpreting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) uniformly across the region will not only help the region in …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, April 15 - 2007 @ 14:36
Robert Garnett, a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), said: “Many countries using IFRS are finding that they are now more attractive to international investors, which is helping economic growth and creating jobs. …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, May 18 - 2006 @ 14:58
Experts will also debate the merits of each proposal in a bid to reach a common accord of how to reduce compliance costs and improve consistency, comparability and the quality of financial reporting.
Asad Ali …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, May 17 - 2007 @ 12:25