At a Roundtable meeting in Paris, an International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (‘the Forum’) was established.
Following IAASA’s recommendation to the Minister for Trade & Commerce, the Minister has requested the Authority to further develop proposals in this regard
The 8th Company Law Directive has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The Minister for Trade & Commerce, Michael Ahern TD, has announced the publication of the Companies Report 2005.
The Authority has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE)
The Authority seeks to recruit administrative and support staff. Applications are welcome up to the closing date, Friday, 9 June, 2006.
Michael Ahern TD, Minister for Trade & Commerce, has announced his intention to increase the statutory audit exemption limit to €7.3m, the maximum level allowed under EU legislation
The Council of the EU has adopted a Directive updating, and introducing additional EU rules on the audit of company accounts, aimed at reinforcing the reliability of company financial statements.
The Authority is inviting comments from interested parties as to whether the term 'accountant' should be afforded legal protection under the Companies Acts.
The three new bodies are the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) & the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA).