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HKICPA Business Case Competition 2018 and Luncheon with CPAs

The HKICPA Business Case Competition 2018 was an immense success, with over 630 teams from various universities from across the Greater China region joining the competition this year.

We invited almost 100 reviewers from practice, commercial and universities to conduct two rounds of blind review of the participants' written reports before shortlisting the 12 finalists to compete in the finale - the oral presentation day held on 25 November 2018 at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hotel.


Press interview: Preparation pays off

The winners of the HKICPA Business Case Competition 2018 were interviewed by Classified Post and the Hong Kong Economic Times.

They shared their experiences of acting as business consultants, providing innovative solutions in keeping with the outlook and principles of "Accounting Plus" when tackling the case question about the fitness industry. The adjudicators also commented on the winning teams' overall performance.

New President and Council were elected

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants elected Law Fu Yuen, Patrick as President, and Kong Chi How, Johnson and Lam Chi Yuen, Nelson as Vice-Presidents for 2019 after its 46th annual general meeting.

From left: Eric Tong (唐業銓), Immediate Past President; Johnson Kong (江智蛟 ), Vice-President; Patrick Law (羅富源), President; Nelson Lam (林智遠), Vice-President and Jonathan Ng (伍大成), Acting Registrar.

CPAs insights
A chance to make a difference

Ms. Stephanie Hui, Manager at the Securities and Futures Commission, says a professional accounting qualification is a good starting point for young graduates looking to get into a rewarding career. She admires the transferrable skills acquired from QP training and how it can lead one to different paths and work opportunities.


(The article is reprinted from Prospective CPA Summer 2018 issue)

Careers and development
AI on the rise

Liana Cafolla attends Asia's largest technology conference, RISE, and finds out how artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way companies do business, and changing the world.

(The article is reprinted from A Plus August 2018)

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