Professor Peter Walton, IFRS Director of the ESSEC Financial Reporting Centre, has been appointed as a member of the newly-formed Financial Reporting Global Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
The ACCA is a UK-based international professional accounting body with more than 100,000 members worldwide. Its 25 member Financial Reporting Global Forum will provide expert advice to the ACCA on the implications of corporate reporting developments for the public interest and the work of accountants and auditors in business and practice. It will advise the ACCA on the development of its policy positions and consider ideas for research and other initiatives that the ACCA might undertake on corporate reporting issues.
Peter Walton, who has written and edited many books and papers on international financial reporting, is the chairman of the European Accounting Association’s committee on financial reporting standards and is also a member of the ACCA.