Hoogervorst reappointed as IASB chairman

His first term brought significant new standards.

Hans Hoogervorst was reappointed as chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) for a second five-year term that will begin July 1. Ian Mackintosh, the IASB vice chairman, will retire on June 30.

Under Hoogervorst and Mackintosh, the IASB has completed high-profile standards on revenue recognition, financial instruments, and leases. The number of countries applying IFRS increased during their joint tenure.

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100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.