Speeches & Presentations
by Szymon Radziszewicz, IFAC Senior Technical Manager
Jun 22, 2012
at 6th Cross-Border Meeting
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Finding the Balance: Regulation and the Role of the Accountancy Profession
Ten professional accountancy bodies from the Central and East European region gathered for the 6th Cross-Border Meeting in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, on June 21-23, 2012. IFAC Member Body Development Senior Technical Manager Szymon Radziszewicz gave the presentation The Role and Responsibilities of Professional Associations in the Regulation of the Accounting Profession, addressing the applicability framework of the Statements of Membership Obligations and need for a balanced approach in regulation of the accountancy profession, as well as the how the accountancy profession contributes to economic stability and growth. Representatives from the World Bank, Fédération Internationale des Experts-Comptables Francophones, and PAOs in Belgium and the Netherlands also spoke. While in Moldova, Mr. Radziszewicz also met with the Minister of Finance and Audit Oversight Council to discuss difference scenarios for regulation of the accountancy profession in Moldova. Additional materials from the meeting are available through the Association of Professional Accountants and Auditors of the Republic of Moldova's website.