International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

The International Accounting Standards Board is an independent, privately-funded accounting standard setter based in London, UK. The Board is committed to developing, in the public interest, a single set of high quality, understandable and enforceable global accounting standards that require transparent and comparable information in general purpose financial statements.


Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), USA

The mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors and users of financial information.


Accounting Standards Board (ASB), UK

The role of the Accounting Standards Board is to issue accounting standards. It is recognised for that purpose under the Companies Act 1985. It took over the task of setting accounting standards from the Accounting Standards Committee (ASC) in 1990.


Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB)

The institutional arrangements for accounting standard setting involve a Financial Reporting Council (FRC) with oversight responsibility for the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB), which will deal with standard setting in the private and public sectors and have its own research and administrative staff.


Hong Kong Society of Accountants (HKSA)

Incorporated by the Professional Accountants Ordinance, Chapter 50 on 1 January 1973, the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (the Society) is the only statutory licensing body of accountants in Hong Kong responsible for regulation of the accountancy profession.


Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is the national accountancy body of Singapore. ISCA’s vision is to be a globally recognised professional accountancy body, bringing value to our members, the profession and wider community.


The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

The AICPA plays a central role in establishing accounting and auditing standards. It has zero tolerance for CPAs who do not adhere to the rules. The CPA profession has a successful 100-year history serving the public interest through the core service of financial statement audits.


Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA)

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is the national organization established to support a unified Canadian accounting profession. We represent highly qualified professionals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to providing the highest standards of accounting, ethics and best business practices.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe. The Institute's qualification, which allows members to call themselves Chartered Accountants and to use the designatory letters ACA or FCA, is recognised around the world as a prestigious business qualification.


The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA has been recognised and respected across the world for almost 100 years, and currently has nearly 300,000 students and members in 160 countries. Whatever your background, ACCA addresses your individual needs and goals in an ongoing partnership which is designed to last throughout your career.


The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is the voice of over 74,000 students and 57,000 members in 156 countries. CIMA's focus on management functions makes it unique, and it is internationally recognised as offering the financial qualification for business.


CPA Australia (CPAA)

CPA Australia is Australia's premier professional organisation of Certified Practising Accountants. As a leading player in the business community, CPA Australia shapes and leads debate on issues affecting professional accountants and the wider business environment. Through training, research and other member benefits, the organisation seeks to improve the professional lives of members.


International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

IFAC is an organisation of national professional accountancy organisations that represent accountants employed in public practice, business and industry, the public sector, and education, as well as some specialized groups that interface frequently with the profession.


The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA)

The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) represents national accountancy organisation in the Asia-Pacific region. CAPA is by far the largest regional accountancy organisation and its geographical area spans half the globe. The idea of CAPA was conceived at the First Far East Conference of Accountants that was held from November 28 to December 1, 1957 in Manila, Philippines. However, it was only in 1976 that the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants was formally established.