Global Accounting Alliance launches online journal

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04 Jul 2008

The Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) has established a bi-monthly online journal called GAA Accounting.

The URL is Issue 1 of Volume 1 is now available. The journal will cover a range of topical issues in accounting and finance, focussing mainly on auditing, financial accounting, accounting education, management accounting, small business, social and environmental issues, and taxation.

Two of the four main articles in the first issue of GAA Accounting deal with IFRSs:

  • Auditor Liability
  • Significantly Stronger Corporate Governance under SOX: Survey
  • The collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market: Understanding the impacts under IFRS
  • IFRS for SMEs

The GAA is a consortium of nine national professional accountancy bodies with a goal of promoting quality services, sharing information, and collaborating on important international issues, while operating in the interest of a quality accounting profession and the public interest. The GAA's website is Current members are:

  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
  • New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)


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