ICAS qualification heads for Europe


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

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
, 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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