CPA insights

The next generation

Paul She, Audit Partner at Mazars CPA Limited, a very active contributor to the Institute, focuses on encouraging young people to join the profession.  He views the profession is not just about knowledge, but also about how we interact with other people and solve problems as a team – his most critical reason for studying the QP.

Tech source
Treasury management

A lesson learnt from the global financial crisis is that a bank could go under if it failed to manage its liquidity risk even it was profitable.  The Basel III rules have introduced a number of compliance requirements for banks such as liquidity coverage ratio and net stable funding ratio to safeguard against liquidity risk.  This article addressed the important topic of treasury management defining the key concepts of treasury management (what and why), discuss the application (how) showing some case study and provide an outlook of the future development of treasury function.

Student matters

Studentship renewal

bullet Student survey
bullet Collection of QP graduation certificates
bullet New electronic resource via online Library
Event spotlight

Career Forum 2017

The Career Forum was held on 8 October 2017 at Cyberport Conference and Exhibition Centre. Around 700 participants attended the forum activities including a luncheon and career advice forum, career-oriented workshops, exhibitions, CPA firm interview, and a CV doctor.

Participants found the event very useful for their career planning and development in the accountancy profession. Please click here to view the forum highlights.

Career & development

How to refine business etiquette

Bernice Lee, The Founder and Director of the Etiquette and Leadership Institute, on how CPAs can enhance their overall presence when meeting diverse people

(The article is reprinted from A-Plus January 2017 issue.)

Leisure & lifestyle
Carnival – A great European Carinval return to the Central Harbourfront.
Read – The management book on how to become a successful and humble leader.

Dining – Paper Moon: honest Italian Food in Tsimshatsui.

Podcasts – There are thousands of podcasts out there, including ones that accountants in particular can appreciate.

(The article is reprinted from A-Plus October and November 2017 issue.)





Event calendar
Look out for the latest QP and examination assistance events.

Practical experience
Submit CPA membership applications by 12 March 2018.
We welcome 20 authorized employers and 63 authorized supervisors to the Institute's practical experience scheme.

Industry news

At the special council meeting following the AGM on
14 December 2017, Eric Tong, Audit & Assurance Partner at Deloitte China's Global Financial Services Industry Group, was elected as the Institute's new
President. The new Vice Presidents are Patrick Law and Johnson Kong. Click to see the full Council and press releases.

Books of the month
Several notable books, e-books and e-journals on transfer pricing are now available for your reference at the Institute’s library.

Sports and
recreation interest groups

QP students and graduates are welcome to join the activities offered by the Institute's various sports and recreation interest groups, which provide great networking opportunities with CPAs.

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