Category Archives: Accounting

Serving the public interest: More efficient standard-setting oversight – AcSOC 2017-2018 Annual Report

Reviewing our approach to oversight, listening carefully to our stakeholders, and overseeing and supporting the work of the AcSB and PSAB – we served the public interest through more efficient standard-setting oversight. As reported by The Standard. Read more about our 2017-2018 activities in our Annual Report. Read now!

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Are you running out of runway?

Successful Business Transition

Are you running out of runway? Feeling tired and not prepared to do any more work on the business? Maybe you waited too long to sell and the end is still not in sight. The kids are now older and not interested in running the company. Employees are not prepared to buy or run the business. You may have had

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How are you keeping up to date on Accounting? is the provider of up-to-date accounting information. is the provider of up to date accounting information, trends and changes, serving accountants and business people interested in Accounting for their businesses. For years, has provided Accounting; articles, surveys, employment opportunities, resource recommendations and accounting services by some of the best known speakers, companies and authors. is best known for “Filling in the Gaps for Canadian

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Performance Management: Be part of the 20% of Corporate Strategies that succeed!!

A. Comprehensive definition of performance management Performance Management (PM) is a continuous process that involves a collection of integrated activities aimed at ensuring company objectives are met. Business research has revealed that over 50% of work done in organizations directly conflicts with the organization’s strategic goals and priorities. Find out how to get employees back on task. Business research also

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Statement of Principles – A Revised Reporting Model for the Canadian Public Sector

Statement of Principles – A Revised Reporting Model for the Canadian Public Sector. As reported by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Weigh in on proposals for a new reporting model! PSAB has issued a Statement of Principles proposing a revised reporting model for the Canadian public sector. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their responses by November 28, 2018. Give us

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3rd Annual Conference on Business Law & Legal Issues Facing Finance Professionals.

CPDOnline is proud to present its 3rd Annual Conference on Business Law & Legal Issues Facing Finance Professionals. Everyone is talking about the subscription economy. What’s not to like – recurring revenue make subscription based businesses enjoy increased valuation multiples . This year’s conference “Feeling SaaS-y: Data Security, Privacy, and IP Protection for CFOs” will bring CFO’s current with some

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Making meetings much more dynamic – Part 2 of 3

You recently read (in Part 1) about three recommendations to prepare for meetings that will transform the value of meetings. They were: 1) Develop a clear, tangible objective to be accomplished; 2) Be sure that a meeting is the best way to achieve your objective; and 3) Start the meeting when it’s time (that doesn’t always mean “on time”).  

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IFRS 13 (FASB Topic 820) Fair Value Measurement and Required Disclosures – Such A Concept!

IFRS update

By issuing International Financial Reporting Standard #13 (IFRS 13), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) defines fair value, sets out a framework for measuring fair value, and requires disclosures about fair value measurements. The IASB says IFRS 13 applies when another Standard “requires or permits fair value measurements or disclosures about fair value measurements (and measurements based on fair value,

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