Corporate Financial Reporting

Interview: Samia Msadek Director Governance Global Practice, World Bank

CV MENA Magazine recently had a chance to sit down with Samia Msadek, Director of the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank, following her presentation and participation at the Ordre des Experts Comptables de Tunisie (OECT) 32nd Annual Congress on “Enterprise Performance in Times of Crisis”. 


Read more

Interview Exploring the Role and Impact of the International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) on the MENA Region

H.E. Dr. Talal Tawfiq


IASCA Chairman





Please tell us a bit about yourself, your professional career, progression and the founding of IASCA. How did IASCA come to be? What are its objectives and goals?


Read more

Bahrain: Training Vocational Accountants in the Middle East

Justin Kyriakou is Global Development Manager at AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), the UK’s leading qualification and membership body for vocational accountants, working across the globe with around 135,000 members in more than 90 countries.

Read more

Lebanon The Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants - LACPA

The LACPA is the sole professional body governing the public accounting profession in Lebanon. It was formed in 1994 under the decree number 364/94 issued on August 1st 1994. Qualified persons who wish to practice the audit profession in Lebanon should be licensed from the LACPA and meeting its professional requirements.

Read more

Doing Business Report: Despite Conflict, Business Reforms Pick Up in the Middle East and North Africa, says Doing Business Report

The pace of business regulatory reforms picked up during the past year in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), despite conflict and turmoil in the region, according to the World Bank Group’s annual ease of doing business measurement.

Read more

The IFRS for SMEs: Recent Developments

Michael Wells

Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IASB


Read more

The Value of National Professional Qualifications: Perspectives from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Nicola Maher,

 ICAEW Capacity Building Executive
Mark Campbell,

ICAEW Head of International Capacity Building


Read more

Islamic Finance: Introducing the Newly Launched (IASB) Consultative Group on Shariah-Compliant Instruments and Transactions

Mr. Mackintosh was formerly Chairman of the United Kingdom’s Accounting Standards Board (ASB). Originally from New Zealand, he has spent much of his career in Australia, first with Coopers & Lybrand, and later as a consultant with his own practice.

Read more

Working with Universities to Strengthen the Accounting Curriculum in Jordan

Corporate Financial Reporting or CFR is a technical practice within the Governance Global Practice which includes a number of work-streams. Among the various streams are ensuring a sound legal and regulatory environment, promoting high quality university and technical education in the accountancy, supporting strong capacity within professional accountancy organizations..

Read more

Interview: Internal Audit Developments in Lebanon

Malek Costa (MC): The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA Global) is an international professional association established in 1941 in the United States. IIA Global is the global voice of Internal Audit, having currently more than 180,000 members in over 165 countries.  IIA-Lebanon was established in 2001 as a local chapter of IIA Global. It is an association of individual members that aims to link the internal audit profession to different industries.

Read more