CA daily briefing: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here to give you an overview of today's news from ICAS and around the world.
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Ann Buttery reports on the change to the definition of Safeguards within the revised ICAS Code of Ethics, which took effect from 1 January 2020.
ICAS has responded to the Scottish Parliament’s inquiry into Protected Trust Deeds (PTDs) by strongly advocating for a wholesale review of Scottish debt solutions, as opposed to the amendment of trust deed legislation in isolation. Steven Wood takes us through the response.
Today's top stories from around the web
- 737 Max crisis: Boeing sees lowest orders in decades (BBC News)
- British tech startups beat £10bn funding to top global growth (City AM)
- Persimmon annual sales dented by delayed homes, sees profit in line (Reuters)
- BlackRock: World’s largest fund manager to start selling coal investments to tackle climate crisis (The Independent)
- Carillion collapse: two years on, 'government has learned nothing' (The Guardian)
- Flybe saved from brink of collapse by government deal (City AM)
- Tesco faces Thai regulatory threat to $10bn deal (BBC News)
- US, China set to sign massive purchases deal, easing trade war (Reuters)
- Barcelona tops football revenues league table (Accountancy Daily)
- Stocks struggle on lingering China-trade concerns: markets wrap (Bloomberg)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.