AIA operates a range of sanctions imposed on members relating to the seriousness of misconduct, the level and history of non-compliance and the risk posed to the interests of the public and the integrity of AIA’s reputation. The AIA Sanctions Handbook is used by AIA disciplinary committees for all complaints and non-compliance referrals they consider; AIA operates an effective and proportionate enforcement policy, applied in a fair and consistent manner.
On 17 March 2019 AIA students and VIP guests gathered at the GIS Taipei Tech Convention Centre to celebrate and recognise the achievements of CSKM Global Learning Centre candidates who have successfully completed their AIA qualifications.
A night of celebration as the Hong Kong accountancy sector witnesses continued growth, amid increased demand for consultancy services and a rise in IPOs. On the 15 March 2019 the AIA welcomed guests from the world of finance and accounting, including Guest of Honour, Dr P.M. Kam to the Craigengower Cricket Club for the Hong Kong Branch annual dinner.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Greg Clark MP announced a new enhanced regulator to transform the audit and accounting sector in response to a comprehensive Independent Review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) led by Sir John Kingman, the chairman of Legal & General.
Last week (27 February) AIA’s Director of Operations, David Potts, delivered a session at the Charity Finance Group (CFG) Annual Conference exploring how charities must operate under the latest money laundering regulations to remain compliant, including:
On the 26 February the world famous Café de Paris, located in the West End of London, played host to the annual PQ magazine awards. The awards now in their 16th year recognise the future generation of accountants, and the hard work they undertake in order to qualify; as well as those who educate and nurture them on their journey.