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2022 Research Symposium - Topics

2022 Research Symposium - Guidelines


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), was established in the country to help develop the accounting profession. The Institute’s prime responsibility is to work towards upholding standards in the public interest and excellence in education & professional development. In order to fulfil this important objective, CA Sri Lanka has ventured in to research activities with the aim of further enhancing the accounting profession.

The research initiatives will focus on the following areas;

  1. Corporate Governance
  2. Sustainability Reporting and/or Integrated Reporting
  3. Enterprise Risk Management
  4. Stakeholder Expectation of an Audit
  5. Forensic Accounting
  6. Implementation of IFRS

In order to serve this purpose, CA Sri Lanka has nominated an independent committee and the main objectives of the research committee will be;

1. To perform the following activities in order to reap the quality of the research outcome.

  • Identify the relevant areas for possible research activities in connection with the accounting and auditing profession.
  • Identify and agree on the scope with the researcher.
  • Guide the researcher to complete the research on the agreed scope and the time line.
  • Conduct regular reviews of research findings and provide feedback based on the outcome.
  • Promote and publicize research findings in a timely manner.

2. Attract more research activities which can create value to the profession as a whole.