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Profile of registrant

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Identification number in the register: 7719382720-34
Registration date: 04/12/08 11:35:42

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/11/14 13:24:04
The date of the last annual update was 24/11/14 13:24:04

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Acronym: ICAEW
Legal status: Incorporated by Royal Charter
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Michael Izza
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Martin Manuzi
Position: Regional Director, Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: - Chartered Accountants' Hall 
P.O. box: 433
London EC2P 2BJ
Telephone number: (+44) 20 7920 8100
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: ICAEW Europe Region Office
227 rue de la Loi
B1040 Brussels
T. +32 2 230 3272

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: ICAEW operates under a Royal Charter, working in the public interest. Its regulation of its members, in particular its responsibilities in respect of auditors, is overseen by the UK Financial Reporting Council. As a world leading professional accountancy body, ICAEW provides leadership and practical support to over 140,000 members around the world, working with governments, regulators and industry to ensure the highest standards are maintained.
Our members provide financial knowledge and guidance based on the highest technical and ethical standards. We develop and support individuals, organisations and communities to help them achieve long-term, sustainable economic value.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: Additional staff may also engage in EU related activities on an ad hoc basis, including attending meetings and conferences organised with / by the EU Institutions.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Accounting, audit, financial reporting, internal market for services, company law, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, financial services, tax, public sector finances, enterprise policy, sustainability, skills, qualifications.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ICAEW is a member of a number of bodies and contributes to the development of policy positions within such bodies - although only views expressed directly by ICAEW should be attributed to ICAEW.

Those bodies with a focus on issues also dealt with at EU level include: the Federation of European Accountants / Confédération Fiscale Européenne / British Chambers of Commerce in Belgium / Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies / the European Council of the Liberal Professions (via the UK Inter-Professional Group) / Financial Future / European Capital Markets Institute. ICAEW is also a member of a number of international bodies such as the Global Accounting Alliance, Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the International Federation of Accountants.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 500000  € - 600000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The estimate provided (as a range) is the amount spent by ICAEW to maintain its Europe Region Office, excluding costs related to our broader continental European operations which are also dealt with from our Europe Region Office. For the sake of simplicity, the range provided includes the operational costs (including office rental), some travel and related staff costs.

We do not refer to our public interest representation activities as "direct lobbying", notwithstanding the categorisation of such activities by the European Commission.

We appled the 2013 average exchange rate of £1 = € 1.17796 to the figures.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.