Tony Schiffmann is Managing Partner of BDO in Brisbane and outgoing National Chairman of BDO in Australia. As part of our series of guest blogs on CEO Insights, Tony shares his view on what networks o..
Over the past few weeks, the top echelons of the Chinese political system have undergone change, with Li Keqiang ascending to Premier and Xi Jinping to the role of President. The appointments signal t..
Andre Kilesse, a partner with BDO Belgium, became President of the Federation of European Accountants (FEE) in December 2012. As part of our series of guest blogs on CEO Insights, he shares here his t..
As part of our series of guest blogs on CEO insights, Martin van Roekel invites Andrew Buchanan, BDO’s Global Head of IFRS, to share his views on the importance – and future -of financial reporting
Last week I was in India, visiting the cities of Delhi and Mumbai. Compared to my first visit five years ago I was pleased to see that it is as vibrant, bustling and as full of potential as ever. It..
As part of our series of guest blogs on CEO insights, Martin van Roekel invites Noel Clehane, BDO’s Global Head of Regulatory & Public Policy Affairs, to share his views on the continued importanc..
The findings of this year’s BDO Ambition Survey, released today, are a clear reflection of the impact of the economic and political uncertainty on businesses and investors across the world.
Now in it..
The theme for our annual Asia Pacific regional meeting – ‘APREC’ - in Tokyo last week was Excelling in challenging times – a theme that could not have held more relevance than for our host nation.
Last month marked 10 years since the conviction and subsequent collapse of Arthur Andersen. This was one of the most high-profile cases to have tainted the audit profession and has been discussed and ..
From the first use of the term ‘BRICs’ in 2001 to the ‘Next 11’ and later the ‘CIVETS,’ economists the world over have become focused on which nations will dominate the 21st century to rival the alrea..
Yesterday the European Commission published draft regulation on audit reform following lengthy discussions that have arisen from last year’s publication of the EU Green Paper: ‘Audit Policy: Lessons f..
The infrastructure of the audit market is no longer sustainable. We are now just days away from the publication of new proposals aimed to change the manner in which the European audit sector operates...
I have been in the job of CEO of BDO for three weeks now and am busy preparing for my first BDO Annual Conference in that role. Despite my previous involvement in international BDO affairs, I have bee..