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Profile of registrant

Nordic Federation of Public Accountants

Identification number in the register: 49225472560-06
Registration date: 28/10/09 11:50:13

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/10/13 12:39:19
The date of the last annual update was 30/10/13 12:39:19


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Nordic Federation of Public Accountants
Acronym: NRF
Legal status: International association
Website address: http://www.nrfaccount.se

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Jens Røder
Position: Secretary General, CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Jens Røder
Position: Secretary General & CEO

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Kronprinsessegade 
Copenhagen DK-1306
DENMARK
Telephone number: (+45) 2342 0521
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To promote the professional interests of its Members through advocating and promoting common positions on all important political, professional and ethical issues affecting the accounting profession in the Nordic region. The objective of NRF is to strengthen the influence and position of its Members and NRF in international professional organisations and other important political and professional bodies.

Ensuring that the relevance of the accountancy profession and its important public interst role in relation to governance and securing the validity of the financial reporting supply chain is broadly recognised. This includes:

- Influencing companies and their stakeholders, public authorities and other parties as well as initiating actions to promote the relevance of the accounting profession through a better understanding of the value of the audit and other services provided by the independent public accountant.

- Introducing in the Members' countries established international professional standards relating to the accountancy profession, in particular concerning independence and other ethical issues, auditing methods, and other important parts of the professional framework

- Influencing clients, public authorities and the community in general, to promote understanding of the value of auditing and other services performed by public accountants

- Joint development and enhancement of competence in other important areas of common interest to NRFs Members
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

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


Community legislation and public initiatives in the areas of accounting, auditing and tax, including both technical and ethical aspects.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation

Networking

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




NRF itself does not belong to any other organisations, but it has close relations to Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens (FEE) and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 250000  € - 300000  €
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:

NRF basically works by coordinating the activities of its Members, the professional bodies of accountants of the five Nordic countries. NRF therefore has a very small budget of its own. Its financial reports are not published but will be sent to anybody on demand.

Code of conduct

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