Issue no. 702 (3 August 2018)
  Dear members/member practices,  
  A Plus – Stand out CPAs  

The July issue of A Plus features four young members on the highs and lows of becoming partners before turning 35. Other stories include Hong Kong Tourism Board Executive Director on marketing the city, PwC’s first female Consulting Leader in Greater China on important lessons from her audit experience, how foreign companies can succeed in the Mainland, and CPAs living in the Mainland.

      Council meeting minutes  

The abridged minutes from the June Council meeting are now available for members to read. Click here and login to your account to view them.


IT series
The IT series from August to September will cover how to manage risk and challenges associated with digital transformation, and blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.

Reviewing a business valuation
Sign up for the seminar on 29 Aug to learn about the typical business valuation disclosures, key areas to review and questions to raise.

Free seminar on therapeutic strategies for common chronic diseases
The free seminar on 27 Aug will talk about common silent killer diseases including diabetes, hyperglycaemia, hypertension, hyperlipdaemia and obesity from a perspective of “prevent the preventable” approach, as well as how to face the diseases psychologically and the framework of one-stop solution for your health.

Don't miss the executive programme on independent non-executive director practices starting on 25 Aug to understand the roles and responsibilities of INEDs.

Don't forget to book your seat, become a sponsor, offer compliments in newspaper supplements, or donate prizes to support the National Day Celebration Dinner on 4 Sep. Enrolment deadline has been extended to 17 Aug.

Final call to join the PICIG seminar on 15 Aug to learn how the Hong Kong Hospital Authority builds and runs the region's largest healthcare IT infrastructure and uses HA Cloud to connect the key stakeholders in the healthcare system.

Enrol in the risk management workshops commencing in August to sharpen your financial and management skills, and enhance your business acumen and commercial awareness.

HKIAC seeks Council members
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) seeks Council members who are keen to contribute to the advancement of arbitration in Hong Kong. Members wishing to join the HKIAC Council should submit a short biography and a vision statement (up to 250 words) to Mr. Joe Liu at by 14 Aug.

Gain Miles 2018 MPF Forum: Excelling Beyond MPF 5%
The MPF system is unquestionably an important pillar of retirement plans in Hong Kong. At the upcoming MPF forum on 7 Sep at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, distinguished experts from the industry will exchange ideas with employers, HR and finance professionals and discuss topics including: the latest developments in MPF policies, employee retirement expectations, how employers should evaluate MPF platforms, and the government's proposed tax deductions for voluntary contributions. To register for a complimentary seat and learn more, click here.
Hong Kong Insurance Implementation Support Group

The 27 Jun meeting summary of the Hong Kong Insurance Implementation Support Group is now available.

IASB Update

The July IASB Update has been published and the work plan is updated. The July IASB podcast is also available.

Sports and Recreation Night

Around 280 members and guests joined the annual Sports and Recreation Night on 27 Jul, where Vice President Patrick Law, Past President Clement Chan with other members delivered a remarkable singing performance. Members enjoyed the night with plenty of networking and games. Click to see event photos and video highlighting sport events held during the past year.

CPA Golf Tournament 2018

Calling all golf enthusiasts! Sign up for the annual CPA Golf Tournament on 25 Oct and compete for the Wong Tan Cup and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Trophy.

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