AIA was formed to promote and support the accountancy profession on an international scale. We have a global reach and work closely with our people and partners in key financial centres to endorse best practice and the highest professional standards and ethics. Our members work in all kinds of businesses, from micro-businesses to multinationals, and they are based all over the world. We can provide singular insight into the accountancy profession, finance and business issues.

We ensure that our members' voices are heard through reports, consultations, events, press releases and commentary. You can find the latest press releases from the Association below.

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10 November 2014

Financial instability in different countries has become one of the main causes of global economic crisis. IFAC is promoting the need for enhanced public sector reporting and financial management through its recently launched Accountability.Now initiative, which aims to promote awareness, facilitate guidance on implementation of IPSASs, and encourage the development of needed technical skills. The improvement of accountability practices in the public sector is not only a necessary solution for global economic and financial governance, but also an essential tool to increase the level of democracy and to enable greater transparency on the use of public resources. The second plenary session at the World Congress aims to present different perspectives and to fuel the debate on the state-of-the-art and future development in these topics.

10 November 2014

The businesses of the future need finance professionals who are able to deliver more than just insights. The China Financial Officer and his team will drive business results, support corporate strategy, and be the enablers of innovation. They will be responsible to ensure that their organisations build resilient business models able to withstand the impact of changing technologies, social media, and disruptive innovation.

10 November 2014

The World Congress of Accountants 2014 is dedicated to the theme: "2020 VISION: LEARNING FROM THE PAST, BUILDING THE FUTURE" and will be a unique opportunity for the accountancy profession to leverage on past experiences and to develop a new vision for the future.

07 November 2014

The AIA was pleased to attend the NECC Tyne & Northumbria Annual Dinner which took place yesterday evening at the Civic Centre, Newcastle. The event was attended by NECC members from within the Tyne & Northumbria area.

05 November 2014

AIA Singapore members are invited to attend a member's night on the 18 November 2014. The event will be hosted at the Toa Payoh Community Building at 8pm, and will see at talk given by Mr Aloysius Wee Meng Seng on the topic of China-Asean Integration. Topic highlights will include: