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A Global Call for International Public Sector Accounting Standards

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Aug 09, 2016

On August 9, 2016, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) posted a video featuring Frans van Schaik, Deloitte's Global Leader Public Sector Accounting and Auditing in which he calls for governments to use International Public Sector Accounting Standards. His view includes the opinion that the global economy does not need any more sovereign debt surprises, especially as countries need to know more about each other’s financial positions and performance than ever before.

Frans van Schaik is a Netherlands certified public accountant with 18 years of professional experience. He is a Deloitte audit partner, serving as an advisor in IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) implementation to national governments and intergovernmental organizations. He served on the IPSAS Board for 6 years.

Please click to access the video on the IFAC's Web site.

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