Jaipur, Nov 20 : The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will organise an International Conference on "Accountancy Profession- Shining Bridge Between Global Economies" here today.
The five-day conference will be inaugurated by Minister of Corporate Affairs Prem Chand Gupta.
It will be a congregation of renowned experts in the area of accounting, auditing and management from International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and other international bodies including leaders from Trade and Industry of India.
The Conference is likely to be attended by over 4000 delegates including 250 delegates from about 40 different countries.
Ved Jain, President, ICAI, says the conference will dwell on the topical issues related to Governance, Financial Engineering, Regulatory Compliance, Value Creation, Corporate Social Responsibility and alike.
ICAI is a statutory body set up in 1949, under an Act of Parliament, for regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountancy in the country.
It is the second largest accounting body in the world. It has its headquarters in New Delhi and operates through five regional offices and 117 branches all across the country and 21 overseas chapters.