Trans-Tasman accounting body merger needs more work before engaging members

Wed, 29 Aug 2012

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - A potential tie-up between the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, its sister-body, needs more investigation before being put before members. The boards of the two bodies met last week to discuss the merits of creating a new membership body, and will meet again in October. The trans-Tasman industry groups have been working more closely since September 2010 as regulators push for greater harmonisation between New Zealand and Australia. "The NZICA an...

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