The 35th JICPA Annual Conference was successful
On September 4, 2014, the 35th JICPA Annual Conference was held in Tokyo. The total of 11 concurrent sessions were held, including the ones on the professional skepticism and implementation of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants published by International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), as well as the roles played by CPAs in the development and growth of Small-Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Experts from the fields of corporate governance as well as intellectual property rights in M&A transactions also offered interesting perspectives on the current issues in each field.
Mr. Masahiko Fujiwara, a mathematician and professor emeritus at Ochanomizu University, who is also best known as an essayist, gave a commemorative speech.
The conference was attended by over 2000 JICPA members and individuals from related fields.