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British firm ICAEW opens DIFC office

By Staff Writer

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has announced the opening of an office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

The ICAEW, which is a professional body headquartered in the United Kingdom with more than 132,000 members in more than 160 countries, wants to strengthen its position in the Middle East.

The office is part of its campaign to set up regional offices around the world to work more closely with key stakeholders globally and to offer better support to its members and students around the world.

The DIFC presence will bring enhanced knowledge transfer and training expertise in international accounting standards and practices in the region.

Amanda Line, Regional Director, ICAEW Middle East, said: "As the accountancy and finance profession becomes increasingly global, we need to offer better support to our members where they are based."


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