The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Washington DC Chapter
Meeting with CA Mahaveer Singhvi, IFS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
October 27, 2021
ICAI Washington DC Chapter hosted CA Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, who was on his official trip to the US. Mr. Singhvi spoke about about various initiatives from ICAI International Affairs, as well as possible activities from chapters for increased collaboration between chapters, embassy and GOI. The meeting was also attended virtually by Mr. Sudhakar Dalela, Deputy Chief of Missions (DCM), Indian Embassy, Washington DC.
First in-Person Gathering of ICAI DC Chapter
September 11, 2021
The ICAI DC Chapter held its first meeting on September 11, 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were relaxed. Several members of the branch attended the gathering. During this session, senior members shared their CA journey and career path in the US, followed by a Q&A session and other networking and team-building activities.
Automation and Use of AI/ML in Audits
July 10, 2021
The ICAI Washington DC chapter organized a webinar on July 10, 2021 on the topic "Automation and Use of AI/ML in Audits", where CA Parikshith Acharya, Mr. Tomasz Pycia, CA Palak Vasa, CA Mansi Jain and Ms. Smit Parsania jointly presented on the latest trends in Auditing, and automation of auditing processes, areas of audits where automation is possible, and the role of Auditors and manual interventions in the future. The webinar was moderated by CA Miloni Dhruv.
How Technology is Shaping the Future of Trade Finance
June 19, 2021
The ICAI Washington DC chapter organized a webinar on June 19, 2021 on the topic "How Technology is Shaping the Future of Trade Finance", where CA Pankaj Mundra and Mr. Vikram Lodha, CEO 360tf presented valuable insights on how technology is disrupting the world of conventional trade finance ,and challenges and opportunities for Chartered Accountants and other professionals in the business world. Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, Vice Chairman, Consulting Engineers Group and Ex-CMD, Exim Bank graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
March 21, 2021
The ICAI Washington DC chapter organized a seminar on March 21, 2021 on the topic "Exploring Cybersecurity", where CA Krishnamurthy presented latest developments in cybersecurity impacting businesses in general and the CA profession in particular. The seminar was moderated by CA Miloni Dhruv, and focused on how Auditors, Finance, Legal, IT & Compliance professionals could gain a better understanding of underlying Cybersecurity Risks.
Washington DC Chapter Inauguration
February 6, 2021
The Washington DC Chapter of the ICAI was formally inaugurated on February 6, 2021 by the Hon'ble Ambassador of India to the USA, H.E. Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Maryland State Senator, Mr. James C. Rosapepe, ICAI President CA Atul Kumar Gupta and ICAI Vice-President CA Nihar N. Jambusaria graced the occasion.
Washington DC RO Inauguration
July 4, 2020
The Washington DC Representative Office of the ICAI was inaugurated on July 4, 2020 by the Hon'ble Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Government of India, along with representative offices based in Chicago, Dallas, Houston and New England.
The occasion was also graced by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Washington DC, Ambassador Sudhakar Dalela, President of ICAI, CA Atul Kumar Gupta, and Vice-President of ICAI, CA Nihar Niranjan Jambusaria.