New EU accounting body chief signals more aggressive approach

April 14, 2015 4:04 PM

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LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) - A top European Union accounting body will take a more political approach to its work and not shy away from changing global rules to satisfy EU needs, its new head said on Tuesday.

The comments from Wolf Klinz signal a more aggressive tone and broader role for the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), an EU body that advises the European Commission on adopting global accounting rules for the 28-country bloc.

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