Issue no. 634 (16 March 2017)
  Dear members/member practices,  
  Two guides to better compliance  
The Institute has published the following:
Compliance process review report – covering the findings and recommendations made by the Regulatory Accountability Board.
Compliance operations report – summarizing the activities of the Compliance Department in 2016.

How forensic accountants assist in matrimonial cases
Enrol in the ForensIG seminar on 5 April, at which a legal practitioner will talk about the attributes a family lawyer looks for in appointing forensic accountants.

What are private equity economics
Enrol in the seminar on 19 April which will cover private equity deal structure, investment selection criteria, the peculiar carried interests scheme and more. +

Don't miss the Taxation Faculty seminar on 27 March about the basics of inbound and outbound taxation.
Join the PICIG cocktail reception on 29 March which will talk about major constraints and challenges of urban renewal.
Enrol in the two new e-learning courses on IPO investment and bilateral credit facility under the e-Series or take them together with the follow-up face-to-face seminars at a discounted price.

Connecting Hong Kong professionals with Mainland enterprises
HKTDC and Departments of Commerce in Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces are organizing a cross-border investment services mission to Hangzhou, Fuzhou and Quanzhou on 23-26 May.
Singing technique classes

Enrol in the singing technique classes starting on 8 April or 18 April. There will be a mini concert at the end.

The March dance dinner will take place on 24 March at "百樂會" in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Don’t forget to sign up for the badminton technique training course in April to improve your strokes and tactics.
Latest on ethics

Minutes of the 235th Ethics Committee meeting held last September is now available.

Trust, accountants and the economy

A speech by IASB chairman discusses building trust and how the adoption of IFRS Standards will help a nation achieve its economic vision.

Accounting for non-GAAP earning measures

IASB member writes about how the IASB is addressing issues and challenges of non-GAAP performance reporting. You may also be interested in this A Plus article, which summarizes, among other things, the guidelines of U.S. SEC and ESMA when reporting non-GAAP information.

Table tennis team league

Sign up for the table tennis team league on 23 April and 7 May to put your skills to the test. Don't miss this match experience.

Discount offers
Pacific Coffee – 15% discount on selected JURA automatic coffee machines until 31 Dec.
Opera Hong Kong – 15% discount on standard tickets of Rossini's The Barber of Seville showing from 5 - 7 May.

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