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CCAB - Accountants for Growth

CCAB’s core purpose is to promote sustainable growth in the UK economy through the UK accountancy profession.

CCAB has five members – ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS and Chartered Accountants Ireland - and provides a forum for the bodies to work together collectively in the public interest on matters affecting the profession and the wider economy. The accountancy profession forms a central part of the professional and business services sector which contributes £166 billion to the economy each year (15% of UK GDP).

Professionally qualified accountants have a key role to play in the economy with over 240,000 accountants employed in the UK. CCAB’s credibility stems from its insight into all areas of finance and accounting, from finance director and audit partner to management accountants, professional advisers, public sector finance leaders and entrepreneurs. CCAB’s members work through the financial value chain in all sectors as key decision makers and business leaders within the UK and around the world.


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Money laundering and the proceeds of crime webinar
A timely update for accountants and other professionals

Online/Webinar - Wednesday 6 April - 10:00 - 11:00                                                 Free        Book online

It is estimated that organised crime costs the UK £24bn every year with the proceeds being laundered through the UK economy. Accountants and other professionals play a key role in the detection of money laundering activities.

David Stevens, manager of the CCAB Money Laundering Working Party, will provide an update on anti-money laundering regulation and explain how it impacts upon the responsibilities of accountants as well as other professionals. The webinar will cover:

  • money laundering and the proceeds of crime regulation
  • professional responsibilities to report suspicious activities
  • the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive.

This practical webinar will also look at what is on the horizon for anti-money laundering regulations and the implications this might have on particular professionals in the near future.


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