Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

February 05, 2010 10:12 ET

CA Institute Chair Speaks in Waterloo February 8

Discussing CAs role in a changing economy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2010) - The Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is highlighting the role of the CA profession in today's challenging economic environment when he visits Waterloo on February 8. A partner with Collins Barrow in London, Gerry Mills, FCA, is available to provide background on the changing legislative and economic landscape in Ontario, from both the Bay Street to Main Street perspectives.

Among the CAs for Change topics Mr. Mills can address are:

  • The fall-out from the international economic turmoil and how CAs are responding.
  • The Agreement on Internal Trade and the need for nationally consistent public accounting qualification standards to maintain our international trading partner commitments.
  • How the new CA Training Office program will help meet the growing need for financial professionals, including helping smaller regional firms recruit and retain prospective CAs.
  • How legal liability issues in the audit industry are affecting businesses of all sizes and constraining economic growth.

Media interviews can be arranged prior to or during Mr. Mills' visit to Waterloo.

WHO:   Gerald Mills, FCA, Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
     
WHAT:   The role of the CA profession in today's challenging economic environment
     
WHERE:   Waterloo – Mr. Mills will be attending meetings but will be available during the day
     
WHEN:   Monday, February 8, 2010

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 33,000 Chartered Accountants and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Ontario CAs contribute greatly to international and domestic investor confidence in the soundness of the Ontario and Canadian economies. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

Contact Information

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
    Perry Jensen
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735 ext. 271
    pjensen@icao.on.ca