The 20th World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is well under way in Sydney, Australia. Bringing together more than 6,000 delegates from over 130 countries, this quadrennial event is like no other in the accounting and finance calendar.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) is delighted to be named as the latest organisation to join the government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.
As part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy, the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme is a coalition of business that aim to promote economic growth across the region. It achieves this by bringing together a range of businesses and institutions which are intrinsically invested in the success of the north of England and Wales and share the ambitions of Government to develop the region’s cities, towns and rural communities to become a powerhouse for the UK economy.
AIA members voted to adopt a revised constitution at a general meeting on 9 October 2018. The new constitution comes into effect today, 22 October 2018. A review of AIA’s Constitution was carried out in February 2018 which identified several significant changes required to the overall structure and content of the document. The review included specific amendments resulting from the introduction of new legislative and regulatory requirements, alongside changes in best practice.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) are pleased to announce the awarding of AIA membership to two senior professors based in Malaysia. Mr Mahebub Chatur, AIA Head of Development for Malaysia & ASEAN presented the AIA Certificate of Membership awarded by the AIA Council to Prof. Nor Effuandy Pfordten and Prof. Norhaila Binti Sabli at a ceremony held in Malaysia on 11 October.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA) are pleased to announce a new collaborative partnership agreement with Towergate BIB (part of Towergate Insurance Brokers), one of the UK’s leading independent insurance broker and risk management advisors.
On the 08 October 2018 the historic House of Lords, Westminster, London played host to the Association of International Accountants (AIA) 90th Anniversary Dinner celebration. Over 120 guests from the world of finance and accounting attended the celebrations which took place in the Cholmondeley Room and Terrace; a location which provided guests with stunning views of the River Thames and London Millennium Eye.