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IQAB Ponders Future Agreements

State Board Report April 2014 With representatives from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board (IQAB) met on March 28 and continued to consider how best to move forward with recognition in this country of non- U.S. accounting professionals. Six mutual recognition agreements developed by IQAB continue to…

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Global CA Branding Effort Underway

State Board Report March 2014 “No ordinary business minds” is the marketing slogan of the six institutes of chartered accountants that banded together a year ago to promote the work of their combined 310,000 professionals. Speakers at the February 27, 2014 annual meeting of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States (ACAUS) were…

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Treacy Says IQAB Seeks New Paths

State Board Report November 2013 When the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Board (IQAB) evaluates partners for mutual recognition agreements (MRAs), those evaluations are tied to the education, experience and examination requirements for CPA licensure as stated in the Uniform Accountancy Act, IQAB Chair Emeritus William Treacy told the Annual Meeting. Currently IQAB is considering agreements with…

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NASBA/AICPA IQAB Meets

State Board Report October 2013 Though negotiations continue for the development of new mutual recognition agreements, the October 4, 2013 meeting of the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board in Nashville was unable to offer any new agreements for the State Boards’ consideration. Instead, IQAB voted to request the NASBA and AICPA Boards of Directors formally…

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USTR Director Addresses IQAB

State Board Report May 2013 The U.S. Trade Representative’s office is moving ahead with several initiatives that will be covering trade in accounting services around the world, according to a report given by Director of Trade Negotiations Thomas Fine to the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board (IQAB) on April 5 in Durham, NC. An international…

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Canadian Merger Problems

State Board Report June 2012 The movement to unify the accounting profession in Canada, bringing together the Chartered Accountants (CAs), Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and Certified General Accountants (CGAs), is not progressing as smoothly as had been hoped for by leaders of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (see sbr 5/12). The Certified General Accountants…

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U.S. and Canadian IQABs Meet

State Board Report May 2012 It has been approximately 10 years since the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (CICA) International Qualifications Appraisal Board have come together for a meeting, but the proposed merging of Canada’s professional accounting designations may have bearing on the longstanding mutual recognition agreement (MRA)…

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Board Okays UAA Revise and HKICPA MRA

State Board Report August 2011 The NASBA/AICPA Uniform Accountancy Act Committee and the NASBA/ AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board both saw their recommendations approved as submitted at the July 29 meeting of the NASBA Board of Directors, held in Coeur d’Alene, ID. The American Institute of CPAs’ Board of Directors similarly approved the documents at…

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Mutual Recognition Agreement CA Ireland

May 25, 2010 The IQAB and the CAI, as parties to this document, have achieved a consensus on principles for reciprocity to be recommended to the Council of the Chartered Accountants Ireland and to the individual U.S. State Boards of Accountancy that grant, respectively, the CA and the CPA designations. To promote reciprocity this agreement…

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U.S. and New Zealand Sign Mutual Recognition Agreement

NEW YORK and NASHVILLE (August 17, 2009) — The U.S. International Qualifications Appraisal Board (U.S. IQAB) and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants have entered into a five‐year Mutual Recognition Agreement that establishes the basis for reciprocity between the U.S. and New Zealand accounting professions. William Treacy, chair of U.S. IQAB, and Linda Turner,…

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