Recent Blog Posts By Al Rosen
Worlds Apart: Supreme Court rulings vs. Canadian reporting standards
Investor protections have been stripped away, says Al Rosen
Current value accounting is fuelling a Ponzi scheme market
IFRS is fundamentally extreme accrual accounting, says Al Rosen
Overwhelming evidence of IFRS failure
IFRS has led to Canadian financial manipulation, says columnist Al Rosen
British accounting scandals a warning to Canadians
Canadian regulators should not ignore corporate collapses in the U.K.
It’s time to get serious about the future of Canadian auditing
Why invest in Canadian companies given recent court rulings?
Stark regulatory differences between Canada and U.S. belie claims of audit independence
There’s a difference between good audit reviews and good audits, says Al Rosen
14 questions for the future of the audit profession
Weak standards, culture and court decisions need to be discussed, says Al Rosen
SCC abandons investors, part III: Livent’s public offering prospectus
The SCC says auditors are not liable for prospectus statements. What does that mean for investors?
SCC abandons investors, part II: The purpose of financial reporting
5 reasons to question the Supreme Court's definition of investor rights, according to Al Rosen
Supreme Court abandons investors in Livent decision, part I
SCC decision empowers auditors to rubber-stamp statements, says Al Rosen
Misguided, uncontrolled compliance has gone completely LOCO
Growing compliance profession needs government oversight, says Al Rosen
Canadian tax revolt falls short of IFRS rebellion
Columnist Al Rosen believes Canadians are missing a bigger threat to their savings than taxes
How to detect two common IFRS investor traps
Is an IFRS-reported company really more valuable than one using U.S. GAAP?
Abusing income is self-destructive to the accounting profession
Columnist Al Rosen says loose definitions of income could ultimately be destructive to the accounting profession
Does Canadian accounting suffer from groupthink?
Al Rosen says today's accounting profession simply spouts the party line
Has auditing become obsolete?
A new column from forensic accountant Dr. Al Rosen questions the relevance of auditing, particularly to investors
IFRS: Are we selling out our future?
Canadian accounting is moving further away from the needs of investors and creditors. IFRS, in particular, carries deep risks for the credibility of accountants and our future place in society. A time for reflection is long overdue, says columnist Al Rosen