AIA welcomed a delegation from Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance (SLUAF) and Metro Education this week to celebrate our 20-year partnership. By working together with common values and innovative qualifications the partnership has produced thousands of graduates through the AIA & Lixin International Programme and it is upon this already successful basis that the delegation travelled to the UK to discuss expanding the provision of globally recognised, high quality qualifications and skills training for finance professionals.
From Friday 22 August HMRC started to send letters to employers who are disputing a PAYE charge with them. Although there have been relatively few disputed charges, HMRC wanted to review the root causes thoroughly and improve their systems wherever possible. It is clear from that review that while there are a number of different reasons for disputed charges, the main cause is duplicate employments.
Singapore Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr S Iswaran signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with two African countries today – Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast. The Burkina Faso-Singapore BIT was signed with Minister for Industry, Commerce and Handicraft Arthur Kafando and the Ivory Coast–Singapore BIT was signed with Minister for Commerce, Craft and SME Promotion Jean Louis Billon. Both signings took place today at the 3rd Africa Singapore Business Forum 2014 held in Singapore.
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The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today published a consultation paper seeking public feedback on the proposed regulatory framework for equity crowdfunding (ECF).
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) today published proposed amendments to IAS 12 Income Taxes.