- Designated Professional Body
- = DPBA professional body registered with the Financial Services Authority as having statutory responsibility for regulating its profession. The DPBs are the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Actuaries, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, the Law Society, the Law Society of Northern Ireland, and the Law Society of Scotland. The DPBs were formerly known as Recognized Professional Bodies (RPBs).
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