Accounting & Markets

We need to talk about the R-word

Australia has long been labelled ‘the lucky country’ or the ‘wonder from down under’, having experienced a record 27 years of uninterrupted annual economic growth between June 1991 and June 2018. Our winning streak is unmatched among developed economies, spurring years of international investment […]

Accounting & Markets

Is ASIC the watchdog that no one fears?

The Banking Royal Commission has raised questions about the role of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, writes Professor Jason Harris, specialist in corporate law at the University of Sydney Law School. The Banking Royal […]

Accounting & Markets

RMIT develops a new game that earns you a micro-credential

RMIT’S School of Accounting has teamed up with industry and the accounting profession to build a “serious game” where users will earn a micro-credential upon completion. The game was developed in response to the revised and restructured International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, released by the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) in April 2018.

The Code will be effective from 15 June 2019, with accountants globally required to comply with it after this date.

The innovative serious game is a uniquely designed digital simulation, intended for players at any stage of their professional career. […]