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Great Britain and Ireland embrace WebTrust; other countries consider it

Assurance Service Goes Global
Great Britain is getting a lesson in Web assurance from its former colonies. The AICPA and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) have reached an agreement with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales to offer WebTrust to its members. Also joining the WebTrust family are the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. The AICPA and CICA have had discussions with accounting bodies in Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Japan and Malaysia.

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