EFAA 2023 International Conference

25 May 2023 OCC, Avenida Barbosa du Bocage, 45 | 1049-013 Lisbon The accountancy profession is navigating challenging times: the regulatory framework is becoming increasingly complex and stringent; automation and AI are threatening to take over more traditional accounting duties and, as a consequence, upskilling existing people and attracting new talent are becoming vital to […]

Webinar: Audits of Less Complex Entities Update

This webinar updated attendees on planned changes to the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s proposed standard for Audits of Less Complex Entities (ISA for LCE), including changes since the Exposure Draft and the forecasted project timeline, and provided an opportunity for participants to ask questions. The video of the webinar organized by IAASB, IFAC […]

EFAA Holds Membership Convention

On 2 December, we were extremely pleased to welcome our members in Brussels. The meeting was an excellent opportunity to discuss the challenges which member bodies are facing and share best practice on how to support small- and medium-sized accountancy practices. Keynote speakers were Patrick de Cambourg, Chair of the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board; Sven Gentner, Head of Unit C1 - […]

EFAA International Conference 2022

  Over 250 participants joined the EFAA International Conference 2020 either in person or online to discuss and share information on how our professional accountancy organisations can support their SMP members seeking to embrace change by extending the range of services they provide, supporting the EU sustainability agenda as well as engaging in data ownership […]

EFAA – IFAC Webinar: Sustainability Offers New Opportunities for SMPs

Webinar   The video of the event is available here English with simultaneous translation into Spanish and French Sustainability is not just about the environment. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), defines sustainability as “a commitment to eradicate poverty and achieve a sustainable world by 2030 and beyond, with human well-being and a healthy planet […]

EFAA-Accountancy Europe Event: A Global Solution for Auditing Less Complex Entities

  Video available here We discussed IAASB’s proposed auditing standard for less complex entities (LCE). The IAASB has taken a significant step and proposes a new stand-alone auditing standard for less complex entities. First, we will hear about the objectives and the details of the proposed standard from the IAASB’s LCE Task Force Chair; then […]

EFAA International Conference 2021

COVID-19: SMPs Recovering Smarter, Stronger, Sustainable Small- and Medium-Sized Practices Post COVID-19 stand to play a crucial role in helping SMEs recover from the coronavirus crisis, build their resilience and ensure their digital and sustainable transition. For them to be effective in this role will demand they be smarter, stronger and sustainable. SMPs will need […]

Early Warning Europe Day

The Early Warning Europe Network is a pan-European organisation, of which EFAA is a member, committed to raising awareness and facilitating the discussion on early warning and second chance for SMEs. Accountancy Europe is supporting this event by providing its venue. The COVID-19 crisis has completely changed the business environment and confronts many SMEs with […]

The Future of NFR and the Role of SMPs

The virtual event will give the opportunity to discuss with decision makers and key stakeholders the two EFRAG reports on EU sustainability reporting as well as the proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive and to share information about INTEREST, an Erasmus+ funded project of which EFAA is a partner. What are the implications for SMEs and the SMPs that […]

Future of SMPs: Lessons from the Crisis and Practice Transformation

Webinar English with simultaneous translation into Russian The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for SMPs to transform their practices to survive and succeed. This transformation demands the rapid adoption of digital technologies and business diversification through the offering of new services. Salvador Marin, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA) President will […]

Online events – Future of SMPs

All the videos are now available! Role of SMPs in the Implementation of the EU's SME Strategy Friday, 20 November, 11:30 CET The virtual event gives the opportunity to discuss with decision makers and key stakeholders the EU SME Strategy. The consequences of the pandemic on SMEs and on SMPs are highlighted. The event focus […]