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ACCA Pakistan to Hold Seminar on SOX

ACCA Pakistan has arranged a series of one day seminars ‘Sarbanes Oxley: Value for Compliance’ in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi on 31 July, 2 and 4 August respectively. The landmark Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was intended to reform public accounting practices and other corporate governance processes and shore up the capital markets.

The aim of ACCA Pakistan’s seminar is  to provide an overview of the Act enabling the participants to obtain a good appreciation of how the Act is being applied.

The seminars will be conducted by Professor Andrew Chambers. Professor Chambers is director of Management Audit Ltd who specialises in advising on audit and corporate governance. Until end -2005 he served on the Corporate Governance Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.  He now chairs the Corporate Governance Committee of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and is a member of their Auditing Committee and chairs their Internal Auditing Sub-Committee.  He also chairs The Institute of Internal Auditors’ (UK) Education Review Advisory Board.

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest-growing global professional accountancy body with 345,000 members and students in 170 countries.

ACCA’s mission is to provide quality professional opportunities to people of ability and application, lead in the development of the global accountancy profession, promote the highest ethical and governance standards, work in the public interest, and be a leader in the knowledge-based profession of the 21st century.

ACCA Pakistan is a not for profit organization established under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984 and is committed to supporting over 15,000 students and members in Pakistan and our objectives mirror ACCA’s mission above.

For Further Information, contact:

Beenish Razi
Policy Development Executive
ACCA Pakistan
Suite #2-A 3rd Floor Ali Plaza
1-E Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area
Islamabad 44000
Tel: (051) 111 22 22 75
Email: beenish.razi@pk.accaglobal.com

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