World Conference on Accountants

    • IAS compliance, financial reporting in emerging/transitioning economies
    • IASs and accountant judgment; international accounting harmonisation
    • Creative accounting and quality of financial reporting; risk in accounting
    • Financial reporting and capital markets/stock market returns
    • Earnings management, shareholder reactions
    • Corporate governance practices in the developing/developed worlds
    • Communication and financial reporting on the internet
    • Rule based accounting versus principle based accounting
    • Accounting practices for financial instruments
    • Social and environmental reporting in Asia and Europe
    • Financial reporting and adoption of IASs by SMEs
    • Cultural impact on financial reporting; segmental reporting
    • Disclosure of financial forecasts in annual reports
    • Accounting practices for intellectual capital and other intangible assets
    • International taxation and transfer pricing