21 June 2022
Yes, ICAI has issued a notification. No. 1-CA(7)/197/2021, dated July 8, 2021, notifies the updated format of FORM 18 (Intimate PARTICULARS OF OFFICES AND FIRMS) and changes thereto. From July 8, 2021, the revised form 18 will be in effect. The Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Regulations, 2021, are a regulation that modifies the form. With the new regulation, the ICAI now allows CAs to collaborate with CMAs, Company Secretaries, Advocates, Engineers, Architects, and MBAs in Multi-Disciplinary Partnership Firms.