Institute Appoints Liaison for International Activities


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The AICPA in June named Gary M. Scopes, CPA, to be its director, international relations. He brings to the position experience in auditing, standards implementation and ethics enforcement. In addition to helping establish the auditing profession in several nations and consulting on projects sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Asian Development Bank, Scopes has served with the International Federation of Accountants and the International Accounting Standards Board.

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