The Association of International Accountants (AIA) are pleased to announce the awarding of AIA membership to two senior professors based in Malaysia. Mr Mahebub Chatur, AIA Head of Development for Malaysia & ASEAN presented the AIA Certificate of Membership awarded by the AIA Council to Prof. Nor Effuandy Pfordten and Prof. Norhaila Binti Sabli at a ceremony held in Malaysia on 11 October.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA), Singapore Branch held their 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Swatow Seafood Restaurant, Singapore on 28 June 2018.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA), Hong Kong Branch held their 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Craigengower Cricket Club, Happy Valley on 26 June 2018.
The Hong Kong Branch AGM which was followed by the Executive Committee meeting provided AIA members and representatives with the perfect opportunity to reflect on the successes of the previous twelve months, whilst looking forward to continuing the AIA growth strategy into 2019 and beyond.
The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants are delighted to be playing a significant role in the inaugral Brands for Good awards. The recognition programme has been introduced to recognise and honour forward-looking regional Asian brands that have incorporated and actualised purpose-driven values that benefit different groups of stakeholders.
Donald Rumsfeld, former US Secretary of Defence, is famously quoted as saying: “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know.” This often aptly sums up students’ approach to AML compliance.
On the 13 June, AIA took part in the AML Supervisors’ Forum Intelligence roundtable meeting hosted by the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) at the FCA along with other professional bodies, HMRC and the National Crime Agency (NCA) to call for different options to allow law enforcement and the NCA to share intelligence with supervisors.