TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) today announced the signing of a Reciprocal Membership Agreement (RMA) with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).
The agreement, which came into effect June 1, 2018, provides for increased recognition of qualified professional accountants and identifies an expedited pathway by which one body's members are eligible to obtain the credential of the other.
"The signing of this agreement clearly demonstrates the commitment of the Canadian CPA profession to help advance labour mobility through international recognition," says Joy Thomas, president and CEO, CPA Canada. "These agreements help our members by reducing barriers to global career opportunities as well as attract top talent to Canada which contributes to economic growth as well as social well-being."
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For qualification inquiries, contact: CPA Canada Member Development and Support at 1-800-268-3793
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Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is one of the largest national accounting organizations in the world, representing more than 210,000 members. Domestically, CPA Canada works cooperatively with the provincial and territorial CPA bodies who are charged with regulating the profession. Globally, it works together with the International Federation of Accountants and the Global Accounting Alliance to build a stronger accounting profession worldwide. CPA Canada, created through the unification of three legacy accounting designations, is a respected voice in the business, government, education and non-profit sectors and champions sustainable economic growth and social development. The unified organization is celebrating five years of serving the profession, advocating for the public interest and supporting the setting of accounting, auditing and assurance standards. CPA Canada develops leading edge thought-leadership, research, guidance and educational programs to ensure its members are equipped to drive success and shape the future. cpacanada.ca
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