CPA Canada announces new reciprocal membership agreements

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is pleased to announce the completion of a number of Reciprocal Membership Agreements (RMAs).

Toronto, January 23, 2018 - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is pleased to announce the completion of a number of Reciprocal Membership Agreements (RMAs) with the following international accounting bodies:

• Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
• Chartered Accountants of Ireland (CA Ireland)
• Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
• South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

The agreements, which came into effect on January 1, 2018, provide for increased recognition of qualified professional accountants and specify an expedited pathway by which one body’s members are eligible to obtain the credential of the other.

“These new agreements demonstrate a deep commitment to reducing international barriers to career opportunities for Canadian professional accountants looking to work internationally while also helping to attract top-end talent to Canada,” says Joy Thomas, president and CEO, CPA Canada. “Global mobility is key for the profession in today’s ever-evolving global economy.”

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For more information, contact: CPA Canada Member Development and Support at 1-800-268-3793