Global Accountancy Leaders Weigh In on Key Trends, Proposed IFAC Activities for 2016–2018

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Jul 10, 2015

On July 10, 2015, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released the results of its 2015 strategy survey.

Survey respondents identified the following additional trends that have implications for the profession:

  • attracting and retaining talent and the impact on recruiting, training, and development;
  • big data’s impact on accountancy;
  • cybersecurity as an increasingly high priority and key risk;
  • the impact of regulation on SMPs/SMEs; and
  • the role of the profession in corporate governance, fighting corruption, and money laundering.

Review full survey results on the IFAC's Web site.

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