Issue no. 568 (12 November 2015)
  Dear members/member practices,  
  GAA board meeting in Hong Kong  

The Institute hosted fellow institutes for the Global Accounting Alliance board meeting this week to discuss how to promote quality services, share information and collaborate on important international issues for the betterment of our global profession. GAA delegates were presented with a commemorative book that compiled the series of interviews A Plus did with the chief executives of the 10 GAA member organizations.

Revised auditor's report
The seminar on 14 Dec. will focus on key changes to the auditor's report, in particular the implications for listed entities, and the revised standard on Auditor's Responsibilities relating to Other Information and its implications to the auditor's report. +

CPD tips: How to meet CPD requirements overseas

Overseas members can claim verifiable CPD hours by attending activities outside Hong Kong through online courses anytime, anywhere. Check out these courses at the CPD learning resource centre.

Accounting for share-based payment awards

Come learn more about accounting for share-based payment awards under IFRS/ HKFRS 2 on 24 Nov. +

Advance rulings

Enrol in the seminar on 1 Dec. to learn more about how advance ruling works and its background, function, relevant statutory rules under the Inland Revenue Ordinance and the administrative process. +

Share award scheme

The seminar on 30 Nov. will cover the latest trend, relevant policies and regulations concerning share award scheme. +

Building controls into ERP – procure to pay

A series of workshops starting in November will focus on embedding controls in enterprise resource planning system for critical end to end processes. The first workshop on "procure to pay" will take place on 28 Nov. +

IT solutions for NGOs

The seminar on 23 Nov. will talk about common IT solutions for NGOs, the impact of emerging electronic payment to them, donation programmes and other NGO-specific applications. +

Come to the seminar on 16 Nov. to learn more about the China SAT's draft revised Circular 2 and the OECD's various final reports on BEPS and their impacts on global and local transfer pricing landscape. +

The Corporate Finance Interest Group seminar on 30 Nov. will talk about common issues in preparing for the listings of Mainland businesses in Hong Kong.

Enrol in the Huizhou study tour on 5-6 Dec. which will include visits to enterprises and official organizations.

Don't miss the members' forum on 1 Dec. to receive updates from the Institute on matters relevant to young members.

Discount offers
Hong Kong Dance Co. – 10% discount on tickets of the grand dance drama L’Amour Immortel (倩女․幽魂) on 27-29 Nov. A special family package offer is also available.

Gilman Home Appliances – special discounts on selected home appliances until 31 Dec.

Institute comments on IAASB exposure draft
Click to see our comments on IAASB exposure draft on Proposed ISA 810 (Revised) Engagements to Report on Summary Financial Statements.

Invitation to comment
The Institute is seeking comments on IASB exposure draft on IFRS Practice Statement: Application of Materiality to Financial Statements.
Photography practice session
Come join the photography practice session in December if you are interested in taking evening pictures during Christmas time.

Golf events
Hone your skills with golf professional, Tommy Kan, at the golf lessons in December. +

Enjoy a round of golf before the Christmas holiday on 21 Dec. at the Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course. Players can choose the south or east courses. +

Come join the golf training course starting on 28 Nov. or the golf trip to Palm Island Resort on 6-7 Dec.

Take the challenge at the fourth mini bridge tournament on 5 Dec.

The snooker training course will start on 6 Dec.

Don't miss the dance dinner on 27 Nov. at 百樂會, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Last call to enrol in the music appreciation night on 24 Nov.


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