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Programme Code : 20190709
Event Date : 9 July 2019 (Tuesday)
Time : 6 : 45 pm - 8 : 45 pm (6 : 15 pm registration)
Venue : Room UR8, SCOPE, 8/F, United Centre, Admiralty View google map
Speakers : Dr Albert Cheuk-wah Lung and Mr Victor Lee
Language : Cantonese
CPD Credit : 2 hrs
Proficiency Level : Intermediate Level
Fee : HK $ 250 for TIHK member / student
HK $ 350 for Non-member
HK $ 300 for members of organizations of CPD Alliance
Description:

Part 1: Corporate Governance and Internal Control

 

Part 2: How to interpret tax issues from a corporate governance perspective?

 

Seminar outline:

 

Being a director or an internal auditor, you may often need to attend the audit committee meetings, where tax provision would normally be an important agenda item.  While for the external auditors or tax professionals, you might be invited to these meetings to present the tax provision basis to the audit committee.

 

What roles are the internal auditors playing under this occasion?  How do the directors fulfil their fiduciary duties on the tax issues?  What are the latest tax development that may affect the group’s tax provision?  In this seminar, the speakers will share with the audience the tax updates as well as their insights on how to view the tax issues from a corporate governance perspective.

 

The seminar will cover the following topics:

l   Introduction on latest Hong Kong tax developments

l   Roles of internal auditors in audit committee meetings

l   Authorities and responsibilities of directors in audit committee meetings

l   Interpretation of tax issues from a corporate governance perspective

l   Being an important element of corporate governance, the practical issue, obligation and problems of internal control in Hong Kong enterprises.

Speaker Profile Content :
Dr Albert Cheuk-wah Lung,
Lecturer of Chinese University of Hong Kong and Assistant Professor of City University of Macau

Dr Albert Cheuk-wah Lung has been teaching in the City University of Macau since 2013 and in the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 1996. He has been also an independent non-executive director of a Hong Kong GEM Board listed company since 25 January 2018.

From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Lung was appointed as an independent non-executive director of a Hong Kong Main Board listed company. Prior to that, he worked as the company secretary and financial controller of another Hong Kong Main Board listed company for more than six years. He has more than 20 years professional and commercial experience in auditing, company secretary, accounting and finance.

Dr Lung is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (“HKICS”) respectively. He is also an associate member of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong.

Mr Victor Lee,
Partner, Tax & China Business Advisory Services, PwC

Victor joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998. He has extensive experience in advising clients in Hong Kong and international tax aspects. These include corporate and operation structuring for Initiate Public Offer, cross-border transaction, tax due diligence review, deal structure advisory, Hong Kong tax dispute and resolution and Hong Kong transfer pricing. His major clients are multinational as well as Hong Kong based listed companies with business operations in Hong Kong, the PRC and other Asian countries with more than 16 years focusing on Hong Kong tax, Victor has many successful cases in handling tax disputes with the IRD from general enquiries to tax audit cases.