CIMA and AICPA. Who made the first move?

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Life can be difficult if you’re a man. You fall in love and decide to get married. The challenge is that you have to ask the love of your life to get married and what happens if she says no?

It’s a leap year this year and today is the 29th February. This means that today is the day where tradition says that ladies can ask men if they would marry them.

Ignoring jokes about there being no men on the streets today as they are all hiding, what has all this got to do with the world of finance?

Well, what about CIMA and AICPA?

They have recently announced a joint venture or if we’re feeling romantic let’s call it a marriage.

They have launched the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and I have to say that I think it makes a great joint venture marriage. They are both leading professional bodies and the marriage will increase the recognition of management accounting worldwide.

Further details of the marriage can be found at the CGMA website but with all this talk of wedding proposals it got me thinking about who made the first move in the relationship between CIMA and AICPA?

Who proposed to whom? Was it love at first sight? Was it a case of “I like you, do you like me?”

Whatever was the story behind the first signs of romance between the two bodies it was certainly more successful than the poor guy below.

Now, let me think. What can be more romantic than proposing in a shopping mall with your friend strumming away on his guitar…

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