Practice

Practice

Canada's MNP LLP growing again through merger with London-based accounting firm

Merger continues major changes in Canadian accounting public practice
Business

Deloitte liable for Livent audit in pivotal Supreme Court decision

UPDATED: Supreme Court decision sets legal framework for establishing audit liability, virtual guarantor
Profession

Auditors Beware: How Lavender v Miller Bernstein increased audit liability

Investors can rely on a report without ever seeing it, says professional liability lawyer James Lane
Business

Canadian angle to record revenues reported by KPMG International

Accounting firm now headed by Canadian Bill Thomas, praised for diversity promotion
Opinion

Clutter to Clarity: Template financial statement tools are missing the mark

Bridget Noonan of Clearline Consulting takes a hard look at the templates used by Canadian accounting practitioners
Profession

Global firm RSM shakes up Canadian accounting, buys Collins Barrow Toronto

Global accounting firm RSM has shaken up the mid-tier market in Canadian accounting
Profession

Audit regulator reports fewer inspection findings for Big Four in 2017

Auditors must watch for pervasive risk of management bias
Profession

Practice Demographics: Recruiting the next accounting generation

What is the accounting profession and its public practice firms doing to address its demographic crisis?
Profession

Canadian Accounting Demographics: Who will succeed today’s CPA practitioners?

Is the accounting profession doing enough to bring CPAs into public practice?
Profession

Demographic crisis in Canadian accounting: Is practice still attractive?

As older CPAs look to transition their accounting firms, they're finding the profession has lost its appeal
Profession

Is there a demographic crisis looming in Canadian accounting?

The first of a three-part series on the greying of Canadian accountants in public practice
Profession

The five things accounting, law and recruitment firms get wrong about online content

Fix these five marketing failings and stop losing potential clients and revenue
Technology

Experts differ on damage to Deloitte brand by email cyberattack

No Canadian clients impacted by email hack says Deloitte Canada
Bridget Noonan

It’s time for Canadian accountants to start your CSRE 2400 transition

Canadian Accountant columnist Bridget Noonan of Clearline Consulting says now's the time to prepare for CSRE 2400.
Practice

Canadian tax pros push back against Morneau private corporation proposals

Coalition of industry groups sees fallout to family business succession planning
Practice

Audit Analytics 2016 auditor change full report now available

Deep dive into SEDAR data offers surprising findings in Canadian audit profession
Profession

MNP Leads All Canadian Audit Firms in 2016 New Clients

PwC leads in new clients by market cap and audit fees, says Audit Analytics
Bridget Noonan

Quality Assurance: How CSQC 1 can provide real value to your accounting firm

Breaking down the seven requirements in the Canadian Standard on Quality Control 1
Profession

Seismic Shift: Why SME firms across Canada are consolidating

As technology and demographics disrupt the accounting profession, insiders say SME firms are consolidating across Canada
Profession

Mississauga firm makes case for flat accounting fees

Phoenix Management in Mississauga implemented a flat fee system three years ago. Founder LaMar Van Dusen says his business model is a success
Practice

Crackdown: CRA Voluntary Disclosures Program, conclusion

The conclusion of our five-part series on the CRA's proposed changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program focuses on proceeds from crime
Practice

Crackdown: Part IV

Fourth of a five-part series on Canada Revenue Agency proposed changes to Voluntary Disclosures Program focuses on proceeds from crime
Bridget Noonan

3 first steps for small firms to move towards a 21st century audit

Small firms can stay in the audit game, if they invest in it
Practice

Crackdown: Part III

Third of a five-part series on Canada Revenue Agency proposed changes to Voluntary Disclosures Program focuses on changes to the payment schedule
Bridget Noonan

5 ways firms can fully accept Canadian Auditing Standards

Stop fighting Canadian Auditing Standards or risk getting left behind