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IFRS for SMEs Workshop Held in Barbados

IFRS for SMEs Workshop Held in Barbados

The IFRS Foundation and the IASB conducted the seventeenth train-the-trainers workshop on the IFRS for SMEs on 22-24 November 2011 in Barbados. The event was sponsored by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) in cooperation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) and with support from the Caribbean Development Bank. [...]

IFRS Foundation Winds Up Paris Meeting

IFRS Foundation Winds Up Paris Meeting

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, the body responsible for the governance and oversight of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), have concluded their meeting in Paris, France on 13 October 2011. The IFRS Foundation Trustees, the Autorité des normes comptables (ANC), the French accounting standard-setter, and the major French business organisations (Acteo, AFEP, MEDEF, [...]

Wealth Management Seminar: Improving Quality and Increasing Standards

Wealth Management Seminar: Improving Quality and Increasing Standards

The Financial Services Authority is holding an interactive seminar designed to provide an overview of the issues identified during its recent wealth management review work and to provide guidance on complying with the requirements in relation to retail clients. The FSA has recently reviewed the suitability of retail client portfolios in a sample of firms [...]

Solvency II: What the Revised Assumptions Mean for Internal Model Firms

Solvency II: What the Revised Assumptions Mean for Internal Model Firms

The Financial Services Authority is holding a briefing on the afternoon of Thursday, November 3, to update the industry on the revised assumptions mean for internal model firms. This briefing will be of interest to firms that intend to apply to use an internal model and are currently in the pre-application phase of our Internal [...]

HR Transformation, Talent and Employee Engagement, November 21-22, 2011 Amsterdam

HR Transformation, Talent and Employee Engagement, November 21-22, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is hosting an HR Transformation, Talent and Employee Engagement on November 21-22, 2011 at Amsterdam. The event will feature BT on Process Excellence and Performance Management and Measurement; Mobistar on HR’s Changing Role in Global Transformation Programmes; Garanti Bank on Managing Communication Channels during the Change Process; Sandler Group on Enhancement of [...]

Strategic Marketing and Branding Forum, November 3-4, 2011 Amsterdam

Strategic Marketing and Branding Forum, November 3-4, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global will host the Strategic Marketing and Branding Forum on November 3-4, 2011 at Amsterdam. The forum will feature BT on Exploring the Role of Marketing – a Transformation Story; Zurich Financial Services on Restructuring and Rebuilding Marketing Departments; SEB on Global Brand Developments and Establishing Brand Leadership; Michelin on Managing Brand Engagement; [...]

4th Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum, November 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

4th Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum, November 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is hosting its fourth Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum on November 17-18, 2011 at Amsterdam. The event will be sponsored by Autonomy, an HP company. “Audit, Compliance and Legal Departments are not only required to maintain business integrity: they need to implement these strategies in a meaningful way that goes beyond theory [...]

4th Group Indirect Tax Exchange October 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

4th Group Indirect Tax Exchange October 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is conducting its 4th Group Indirect Tax Exchange on October 17-18, 2011 at Amsterdam, to be sponsored by Vertex. “The recent VAT Package and upcoming Invoicing directives have led to the goal for multinationals to transform their billing, purchasing, customs and VAT compliance processes,” Thought Leader said. “Standardisation, automation and efficiency are [...]

4th Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum November 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

4th Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum November 17-18, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is holding its 4th Corporate Fraud and Corruption Forum on November 17-18, 2011 at Amsterdam. “Audit, Compliance and Legal Departments are not only required to maintain business integrity, they need to implement these strategies in a meaningful way that goes beyond theory and rhetoric and has a measurable impact on their company, [...]

Internal Audit and Corporate Risk Forum November 10-11, 2011 Geneva

Internal Audit and Corporate Risk Forum November 10-11, 2011  Geneva

Thought Leader Global will be presenting 30 case studies from audit and risk directors on November 10-11, 2011 at Geneva in an internal audit and corporate risk forum. “Internal Audit and Corporate Risk have reached a critical time for their role and perception by management,” the organizer stated. “Both Audit and Risk’s unique position in [...]

Strategic Marketing and Branding Forum November 3-4, 2011 Amsterdam

Strategic Marketing and Branding Forum November 3-4, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is holding a strategic marketing and branding forum on November 3-4, 2011 at Amsterdam. “Corporate marketing needs to evolve if it is to deliver greater value,” said Thought Leader Gobal. “Therefore many companies are restructuring and rebuilding their marketing departments. Embracing transformation, technology and leadership are key to succeeding in this process. [...]

HR Transformation, Talent and Employee Engagement November 21-22, 2011 Amsterdam

HR Transformation, Talent and Employee Engagement November 21-22, 2011 Amsterdam

Thought Leader Global is conducting a seminar on HR, talent and employee engagement director perspectives on November 21-22, 2011 at Amsterdam. “Human Resources is facing three key challenges in its role as strategic business partner: HR’s role in Global Transformation Programmes, Talent Management and Employee Engagement,” Thought Leader Global noted. “HR’s role in Transformation depends [...]

Tax Planning Strategies and Experiences at Amsterdam

Tax Planning Strategies and Experiences at Amsterdam

Networking organization Though Leader Global is holding a forum on tax planning on October 10-11, 2011 at Amsterdam, sponsored by Loyens Loeff. “Tax planning has become increasingly necessary in the current environment of strong regulation and resurgent M&A activity,” Though Leader Global said. “Tax structuring for complex transactions entails intensive financial and compliance obstacles. Tax [...]

2nd Merger Integration Management Forum at Amsterdam

2nd Merger Integration Management Forum at Amsterdam

Networking organization Thought Leader Global will be holding a merger integration management forum for the second time on September 29-30, 2011 at Amsterdam. “Many research groups expect a resurgence in M&A for 2011 and for global deal activity to exceed $3 trillion,” Thought Leader Global stated. It said this results in the need of formulating [...]

CAR-Serbia Project: Training Seminar on Forensics Accounting for Financial Investigation Unit

CAR-Serbia Project: Training Seminar on Forensics Accounting for Financial Investigation Unit

CAR Serbia Project will hold a three day training seminar on forensic accounting from 11 to 13 April 2011 in Hotel Balkan, Belgrade, Serbia. Four Council of Europe experts will be engaged in this training which composes a number of interactive sessions where participants will be involved in discussing and providing feed back on specific [...]