It does this by providing the detailed scrutiny and due diligence to the proposed changes to ACCA’s rules, regulations and the code of ethics and conduct. It is also responsible for advising the Regulatory Board on the arrangements for ensuring that the standards remain fit for purpose and are effectively promulgated to the membership and other stakeholders.

The Chair is appointed by the Regulatory Board and is drawn from its membership. However, the other members are separate to the Regulatory Board to enable the Board to take a more detached view of the work of the Standards Board.

  • Terms of Reference
    1. To provide the detailed scrutiny and due diligence to the proposed changes to ACCA's rules, regulations and code of ethics and conduct.
    2. To make recommendations to the Regulatory Board for changes to ACCA's Rulebook concerning ACCA's rules, regulations and code of ethics and conduct. 
    3. To monitor ACCA's arrangements for the promulgation of the ACCA Rulebook and changes to it concerning ACCA's rules, regulations and code of ethics and conduct. 
    4. To report back to the Regulatory Board on matters which the Board has considered.
  • Dates of meetings

    4 February 2022

    5 May 2022

    14 September 2022

    9 November 2022