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10 January 2020
The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) comes into force today and introduces the requirement for 'obliged entities', including the Association of International Accountants (AIA) Members in Practice, to report certain information discrepancies to Companies House.
 
From 10 January 2020, all obliged entities must tell Companies House if there’s a discrepancy between the information that they hold about a beneficial owner and information on the Companies House people with significant control (PSC) register.

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07 June 2019

Updated Member Guidance

Updated guidance is made available for AIA members supervised for AML to ensure their compliance with the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR2017).

The Compliance Checklist should be read in conjunction with the MLR2017, additional guidance issued by AIA and other regulatory authorities.

AIA has also provided guidance for use when explaining the importance of client due diligence with clients on establishing a business relationship.

30 May 2019

Congratulations once again go to AIA Council Member, Gloria Murray of Murray Associates for being shortlisted in the Top 5 Pioneers in the Accounting Excellence Awards 2019.

The awards, now in their ninth year are presented by AccountingWeb with the aim of recognising brilliance and innovation across the British accounting profession.

28 May 2019

AIA pleased to extend partnership agreements with PTP Limited, Six Forward and HMCA. The continued collaborations reaffirm AIA’s commitment to providing AIA members with trusted high quality partner services at discounted rates. The services on offer aim to promote growth, increase efficiency and decrease costs for accountants around the world.

21 May 2019

Speaking at a New City Agenda event held in the Houses of Parliament on 16 May 2019, Sir John Kingman, the author of the independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) set out the broad range of 83 recommendations contained within the report and his expectation of future reform to implement the review.

21 May 2019

On 8 May finalists were invited to attend the Barker Brooks Communications organised Yorkshire Accountancy Awards at the New Dock Hall in Leeds. AIA were once again honoured to be part of the gender balanced judging panel for this prestigious Xero sponsored event, which celebrates the achievements and successes of the Yorkshire region’s best and brightest talent.

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