Issue no. 635 (24 March 2017)
  Dear members/member practices,  
  Financial Controllership Programme – calling all future business leaders  

The new Financial Controllership Programme will begin in May after the successful pilot run last year. Aspiring and recently appointed financial controllers are encouraged to join this 16-day programme to develop the right competencies to become a finance leader and add value to businesses. Enrol by 28 April or join the free information session on 10 April to learn more.

Exploring cooperation with Guangzhou finance bureau
Led by Chen Xiongqiao, Director General, Bureau of Finance of Guangzhou Municipality, a delegation of Guangzhou visited the Institute this Wednesday to exchange views with the leadership team on the joint development of accounting profession in the two cities. Click to see photos.

Exchange of information – how it will affect you
The seminar under the BEPS series on 20 April will cover the latest development on exchange of information from the perspective of profits tax and transfer pricing, as well as experience sharing on practical cases.

Things to know about account opening
Enrol in the seminar on 20 April to learn more about the latest development in Know Your Customer requirements and account opening in the banking industry including latest guidance from HKMA. +

Corporate finance series
The corporate finance workshop series between April and June will cover financial statement analysis, commercial lending, structured products and qualitative aspects of Hong Kong listed companies.

Reminder: How to be a CFO or IRO
Join the executive programme in April to learn how to perform CFO or IRO roles effectively and gain in-depth knowledge in enhancing corporate value.

Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update
Get updates from the Companies Registry, HKEX, HKMA, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, and SFC at the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries' annual corporate and regulatory update conference on 2 June. Institute members get special rate.
Photography sharing sessions

Two photography sharing sessions will be held between May and June for members who love to take pictures. Field trips with models will be arranged.

Swimming classes

Come join the swimming classes between April and June at Victoria Park Swimming Pool to improve your techniques. All skill levels are welcome.

Technical bulletin for auditors on AGM

The Institute has issued revised AATB 2 Guidance to the Auditor when Responding to Questions at an Annual General Meeting.

Cheers to marathon winners

Congratulations to all who ran in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017. The celebratory post marathon drinks took place on 21 March. Click to see results and photos.

Lesson on "Driver and Woods"

Sharpen your skills at the golf lesson on 7 May at Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course.

Reminder: Golf trip to Phoenix Hill Golf Club

Don't miss the outbound golf trip to Phoenix Hill Golf Club in Dongguan on 12-13 April to enjoy an unique golfing experience.

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