The European Commission has published a speech by Charlie McCreevy (European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services) which was entitled Striving for a Single European Market - The role of accounting. In his speech Mr McCreevy discusses the role played by accounting and auditing in developing a single European capital market. In particular Mr McCreevy focuses on:

  • IFRS implementation.
  • Global accounting standards and governance and accountability of the International Accounting Standards Committee.
  • The Eighth Company Law Directive.

View Striving for a Single European Market - The role of accounting, 8 November 2007