An introduction into Austria’s corporate financial reporting environment, with a particular focus on SMEs and specific features of the Austrian environment, intended for policy makers, regulators and practitioners looking for examples of how to formulate or implement the corporate financial reporting elements of the EU acquis communautaire.
This Guide outlines the European Union (EU) legislative framework governing corporate sector accounting and auditing. It is primarily intended for policymakers, regulators, and other stakeholders in countries in Member States, enlargement countries, countries within the "European Neighbourhood" and others interested in understanding the EU regulatory model.
The CFRR produces regular reports for its main programs to inform donors, participants and other stakeholders of how the programs are developing. These progress reports summarize the activities carried out under the program and outline how the experience gained will be used to improve the design of the next stages of the program.
The introduction of new financial reporting standards in the European Union (EU) is having significant direct consequences for many of the preparers and users of financial information. These consequences are generally well documented and explored by many distinguished experts. However, less well documented are some of the indirect consequences of the implementation of new financial accounting standards in the EU. One such area is in the relationship between corporate financial accounting (‘financial accounting’) and corporate income tax accounting (‘tax accounting’).
This note was prepared as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) and was made public in January 2016. Its main objective is to describe the status and recent developments in corporate financial reporting framework in Montenegro and highlight key issues relevant to financial sector. The note represents a technical annex to the main FSAP Aide-Memoire and seeks to provide a high-level overview of developments since the 2007 A&A ROSC2, as well as highlight the areas that are most relevant to the financial sector.
The genesis for this publication was conceived within the context of the EU Road to Europe – Program of Accounting Reform and Institutional Strengthening (EU-REPARIS) regional program, which aims to provide assistance to the countries of Central and South East Europe on corporate financial reporting reform, particularly candidate countries to European Union (EU) accession.
Public oversight of audits and auditors is a relatively recent development, particularly in light of the length of time that capital markets and the audit profession have operated. This paper reflects on the rationale for public oversight of auditors, summarizes the relevant EU legislation and international benchmarks for public oversight systems, and thereafter compares and contrasts the different approaches taken by EU member states to operate their public oversight systems.
Advancing Audit Quality Assurance Systems: Trends and Opportunities - workshop for STAREP and EU-REPARIS Countries
A two-day workshop in Vienna on 26 and 27 April, 2018 convened together participants from each of the countries of two regional CFRR projects: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine as part of the Strengthening Auditing and Reporting in the Countries of the Eastern Partnership (STAREP) and Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia as part of the Road to Europe: Program of Accounting Reform and Institutional Strengthening (EU-REPARIS).