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ICAS qualification heads for Europe

Global companies sign up trainees to ICAS's first CA qualification course outside of the UK

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Scotland
is poised to offer its first CA qualification course outside of the
UK.

To date four global firms have already signed up and six more are in
‘advanced talks’ to put trainees from all over Europe through the course, the
International Herald Tribune reported.

According to the paper, State
Street
, Brown Brothers Harriman, KPMG and
PricewaterhouseCoopers have already contracted to send students to the new
course, which is scheduled to begin in Luxembourg, in January.

In addition, HSBC, Schroeders, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Lombards and SES
Astra are believed to be close to signing

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