CPA insights

Diversified future

Carmen Lo, banking supervision department of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, says CPA qualification allows you to develop both technical and enabling skills which are indispensable in the business world. CPA training has helped her adapt to working in an unusually broad range of business cultures.
Tech source
Examining Hong Kong's new transfer pricing regime

Hong Kong's new transfer pricing regime was enacted in July 2018 through Inland Revenue (Amendment) (no.6) Ordinance 2018. In this article, Patrick Cheung examines eight key elements of the regime for consideration by tax departments and corporate management.

(The article is reprinted from
July 2018 issue.)

Student matters
Top students and QP graduates of the December 2018 session
bullet Module preparation seminars for June 2019 session
bullet Institute's library extends opening hours
Event spotlight

The latest development of the Greater Bay Area

Enrol in the seminar on 24 April to learn more about the latest developments and new policies of the Greater Bay Area. Attendees will also learn about the opportunities and risks associated with the development; and how Hong Kong can play a leading role in it.
Career & development

How to turn big data concepts into business result

The Chief Executive Officer of CLiX International, a provider of customer relationship management solutions, shares his experience in helping companies with big data-powered sales generation.

(The article is reprinted from
November 2017 issue.)

Leisure & lifestyle
Book review

Title: Eat Their Lunch: Winning Customers Away From Your Competition

Author: Anthony lannarino

Publisher: Portfolio

Selling a product – or a service like accounting – is not just a matter of touting its quality and value and hoping you'll win over a potential customer. In an age of competition and disruption, you sometimes have to take a sledgehammer to the competition.

(The article is reprinted from A-Plus February 2019 issue.)


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

Practical experience
Submit CPA membership applications by
20 May 2019.
We welcome 18 authorized employers and 32 authorized supervisors to the Institute's practical experience scheme.

Industry news

Spring cocktail 2019 highlights. About 300 guests from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the central governments, businesses, and regulators joined the Institute's Council and committee members in celebration of the year of the pig at the spring cocktail reception on
15 February 2019. Click to see photos.

Books of the month
Several notable books, e-books and e-journals on International taxation 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.

Benefits and services
Apply for the BOC HKICPA Platinum Card now and use it to settle your payment with the Institute, including annual renewal subscription, to enjoy double bonus gift points.

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