Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

HKICPA stands firm over feud

The bitter row between the professional accounting bodies in Hong Kong and Britain shows no sign of abating.

Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 12:00am

New post for accounting probe body

Director's pay to constitute large portion of the board's $8m annual budget

A highly-paid regulator post is to be created to head the new accounting investigation body, taking a large chunk of its annual $8 million budget, according to sources.

18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Traditional insurers fight back by playing the poaching game

A rash of poaching is threatening to overwhelm the insurance sector as traditional industry players are coming under increasing pressure from banks.

21 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Contemporary logo reflects the changes

THE NEW IDENTITY of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) is matched by a contemporary logo with four 'wings' underneath the letters CPA, the universally recognised short form for certified public accountants.

8 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Founding father sees shared values as the way forward

THE HONG KONG Institute of Certified Public Accountants has grown in size and strength over the past 30 years to become an influential organisation.

Membership has increased to 22,000, compared with 5,300 in 1990 and about 560 in the year of the organisation's inception on January 1, 1973.

8 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Converts to accountancy

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Ernst & Young's joint young accountancy conversion programme has welcomed its first batch of graduates since it started in July. Forty staff completed the programme designed to train new recruits who have a degree in a discipline other than accounting and who wish to pursue an accountancy qualification in Hong Kong.

20 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

HKSA signs educational deal

The Hong Kong Society of Accountants (HKSA) has signed a consultancy agreement with an international consortium to develop its professional programme's learning material. The consultant consortium comprises the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

20 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Extra year to qualify

In our story 'Mainland interest in Hong Kong accountancy' (Campus Post, August 7) it was reported that Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) graduates were required to have two years' relevant working experience in order to qualify as members of the association.

It has been pointed out to us that three years' experience is a prerequisite.

21 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

A nice bit of bean counting logic

Any economy has its highly productive industries that support the mediocre and downright parasitic. Hong Kong has a fiercely internationally traded goods sector allowing its flabby and unfit to survive in comfort.

Professional workers have prospered with Hong Kong but have made fewer sacrifices in the name of modernisation than other sectors.

1 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Accountants' society queries Guangzhou Shipyard's 1993 report

THE Hong Kong Society of Accountants has expressed concern over the accounting arrangements of Guangzhou Shipyard International, which has adopted the yuan's official exchange rate for its report for calendar 1993.

25 Aug 1994 - 12:00am