About us

The Association of British and Irish Accountants in Luxembourg (ABIAL) is an active group for accountancy professionals that was set up in 1980. ABIAL provides support and activities for members and students of the UK accountancy bodies who are resident in Luxembourg. The group offers the opportunity to its members to network, make new business contacts and obtain guidance on local issues. Technical events, aimed at all accountants whether in practice, industry, commerce, general management or the public sector, are organised to gain valuable continuing professional development (CPD).

We are more than happy to welcome any other professional who is interested in our events.

How to join us

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30 June 2017: Roundtable on "Public sector reform: Reporting and auditing accrual based accounts"

Accountancy Europe and IRE Luxembourg are organising a roundtable on “Public sector reform: Reporting and auditing accrual based accounts”....

AGiG 75th Seminar in Berlin - 25 April 2017

AGiG is organising a full-day seminar at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin on 25...

AGiG Regional Seminar in Düsseldorf - 10 March 2017

AGiG would like to invite you to their next Regional Seminar to be held on: Friday, 10 March 2017...

Upcoming events


Professional Practice Update on Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility, and Social Impact Reporting

Professional Practice Update at the Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg

The theme of the conference will be surrounding the influence that corporate responsibility has on organisations and commerce in general


Speakers we have invited include:

Ewa Lindstrom Member of European Court of Auditors

Jamal Afakir Partner ATOZ

Dr Seong Hun Song R&D manager Kiswire

Dario Zambotti Director Deloitte


From 08.30 registration and includes breakfast and lunch buffet at 12.30

Full details and invite here



Evening Joint Event ABIAL and CIPFA

ABIAL and CIPFA EUROPE are pleased to announce a joint event on

Monday November 18th commencing at 18:30 at  the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

The speakers will be:

Ian Carruthers Chair of the International  Public standards Accounting Board

John Verrinder Head of European Public Sector Accounting Standard (EPSAS) task force in the European Commission.

Carolyn Williamson CIPFA President

John and Ian will discuss public sector accounting standards with an emphasis on transparency and comparability. 

Carolyn will also discuss the work of CIPFA, the only professional accountancy body specialising in public services

Please see detailed invitation here

Supporting Institutes

  • ICAS
  • CAI
  • ACCA