ACCA and Al Tamimi & Co. Sign a Formal Partnership Agreement

Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Al Tamimi & Co have signed a formal partnership agreement (MoU) which signals a new level of cooperation between the professional body and the region’s largest corporate law firm; Al Tamimi & Co.

ACCA and Al Tamimi share a common purpose to advance the reputation and profession and drive growth within the legal and accounting profession. Al Tamimi practice clients and ACCA stakeholder will now all be able to benefit from shared insights into the changing needs and challenges of the accounting profession.

The partnership also seeks to increase the awareness and reach of both organisations, encouraging wider engagement and creating connections between ACCA members and Al Tamimi Practice clients.

The partnership will drive activity tackling the most important day-to-day challenges for firms such as Economic Substance reporting, Tax implications, Corporate Structuring and best practice.

Fazeela Gopalani, said: “We’re delighted to have signed this MoU to amplify the joint impacts of ACCA and Al Tamimi especially at a time when it is so challenging for firms to find information and support they can trust. Through this partnership, we’re aiming to highlight the importance of the Legal and Accountancy profession collaboration within business.

Shiraz Khan, Head of Taxation, Al Tamimi & Co, said: “We are very excited to enter into this strategic partnership with the ACCA.  Clearly the Middle East and North Africa region is undergoing significant tax and legal reform and change. We look forward to working with the ACCA and sharing our tax and legal knowledge and experience with its members to help them to navigate through the evolving tax and legal landscape in the region.”

About ACCA: 
ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We’re a thriving global community of 227,000 members and 544,000 future members based in 176 countries and regions that upholds the highest professional and ethical values. We believe that accountancy is a cornerstone profession of society that supports both public and private sectors. That’s why we’re committed to the development of a strong global accountancy profession and the many benefits that this brings to society and individuals. Since 1904 being a force for public good has been embedded in our purpose. And because we’re a not-for-profit organisation, we build a sustainable global profession by re-investing our surplus to deliver member value and develop the profession for the next generation. Through our world leading ACCA Qualification, we offer everyone everywhere the opportunity to experience a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. And using our respected research, we lead the profession by answering today’s questions and preparing us for tomorrow.