CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS WORLDWIDE: PROMOTING INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Chartered Accountants have been setting global standards and leading development for the accountancy profession since the beginning. Through its member institutes, Chartered Accountants Worldwide supports, develops and promotes the role of accountants as business leaders, decision-makers and trusted advisers.

Chartered Accountants Worldwide brings together the members of leading institutes to create a community of hundreds of thousands of Chartered Accountants in more than 190 countries.

We are committed to promoting the prestige of Chartered Accountants and the value they can offer to organisations. We will advance the unrivalled capabilities that Chartered Accountants can offer to businesses, organisations, individuals and communities around the world.

We will continue to build Chartered Accountancy’s position as the professional designation of choice among business leaders, financial experts and accountancy specialists.

ETHICS

Trust is a precious commodity in business. Chartered Accountants Worldwide presents articles, reports and opinion pieces that explore ethics and consider how finance professionals can promote integrity, openness and transparency.

EMBRACING DIGITAL DISRUPTION

Digital disruption is a transformation that is caused by emerging digital technologies and business models. Chartered Accountants Worldwide has collated a series of articles and opinion pieces on the topic of Digital Disruption.

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS NEWS

ISCA-ICAEW “Digital transformation in finance functions: ASEAN and UK perspectives” publication

The impact of digital technologies is an important topic for professional accountants working in businesses around the world. Technology provides finance functions with many opportunities to do things better, but it also changes the business context in which finance operates.

International Charity Fraud Awareness Week

International Charity Fraud Awareness Week brings together everyone involved in the charity and not-for-profit sectors to raise awareness and share good practice in tackling fraud and financial crime. It runs 21 – 25 October.

The Future of Trust, Dubai Event Gallery

In June 2019, a panel of experts gathered in Dubai to debate the consequences for trust when it comes face to face with technology that’s disrupting industries across the globe. See a selection of images from the event.

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS INSIGHTS

The Governance Framework for AI

If you think artificial intelligence or AI belongs in futuristic movies and science fiction novels, you might want to think again. You would be surprised to know that AI is involved in helping you complete a myriad of tasks, such as filing your income tax on the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) portal.

1.5°C – The hot topic. Are businesses ill-prepared for climate change?

Are businesses ill-prepared for climate change? We’re working on it, says Maersk’s John Kornerup Bang. However, businesses could do better, says ICAEW CEO Michael Izza.

E-Payments and cashless societies (part 2)

As late as 2012, before mobile payments took off in earnest, 96% of payments transacted in China were in cash. Today, China’s Alipay, the largest such system globally, has one billion users around the world. That prompted Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to acknowledge in his 2017 National Day Rally speech that China has been leading the way in the e-payment space, even as the Singapore government was rolling out the Smart Nation initiative.

VIDEOS

The Future of Trust, New Technology Meets Old Fashioned Values, Dubai 2019

Trust is a time-honoured commodity in finance, but what happens when it comes face to face with technology that’s disrupting industries across the globe? This is the question that a panel of experts debated in Dubai in June of 2019.

The Future of Trust – Bruce Cartwright reflects on the Dubai event.

Bruce Cartwright CEO of ICAS talks about the challenges facing Chartered Accountants in embracing the changes brought about by Artificial Intelligence.

The Future of Trust – Brendan O’Hora reflects on the Dubai event.

Brendan O’Hora, director of communications and marketing at Chartered Accountants Ireland talks about the importance of moving up the value chain as automation increases.