IAPA Annual International Conference, New York City, 26-29 October. Forces driving change in the Accounting Profession
October 31, 2014
Exceed CA was among the more than 95 accounting firms attending IAPA's International Conference held in New York, 26-29 October. Exceed is a member of IAPA, a top 10 international association of independent accounting and business advisory firms with 210 member firms in 70 locations.
Programme content included an overview of major international forces driving change for the accounting profession for the future, with a keynote presentation by Barry Melancon, AICPA President & CEO. Mr Melancon additionally spoke on key AICPA initiatives focusing on supporting members against a background of change in the business and regulatory environment.
Guest speakers included Mr Fayezul Choudhury, CEO of the International Federation of Accountants, who addressed delegates on the importance of IFAC's work for professional firms and their clients and in particular IFAC's current work in the SME/SMP sectors. Other speakers presented on managing risk in an accounting firm and related cyber / liability issues....