The Executive Committee of ACC Hong Kong invites you to the following presentation, hosted by FTI Consulting.
Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point will be applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.
TOPIC: Operationalising compliance programs and conducting investigations
Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 17 years’ experience in assisting clients respond to matters including allegations of fraud, bribery & corruption and misconduct. He also assists clients in assessing internal controls and compliance programs and assists in remediating deficiencies identified. Peter regularly assesses and interrogates financial information in order to undertake detailed forensic analysis and prepares succinct reports relating to the work performed and findings. Peter has a significant amount of experience in undertaking internal investigations and helping senior management investigate and respond to allegations of employee (or supplier) fraud, bribery & corruption or misappropriation.
Recently Peter was described by Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2018 as somebody that boasts ‘an enormous amount of experience in the field’ and is internationally regarded as one of the top names in the Asian market.
Sean Lam is a Managing Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting, and he is based in Hong Kong. Sean has more than eleven years of experience in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, dispute resolution and litigation support. He has significant experience in a range of high-stakes, cross-jurisdiction projects covering fraud investigation, and investigation of white collar crime. He has significant exposure to conducting investigations into alleged accounting irregularities of a number of Hong Kong and overseas listed companies with principal business operations in Mainland China. He recently led a team of forensic investigators in identifying significant accounting fraud, in excess of US$ 35 billion, at a Chinese real estate developer. Some of his recent work also involved assisting Hong Kong and foreign based regulatory bodies conduct inquiries into affairs of several HKSE listed companies.
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Please note this event is exclusively for ACC HONG KONG members. If you are not an ACC HONG KONG member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC HONG KONG Secretariat on firstname.lastname@example.org or (852) 2516 7007.
The ACC HONG KONG’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by de Bedin & Lee LLP Solicitors
Food and drinks will be provided. 1.5 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has awarded.
TOPIC: E-Commerce in China
The session will provide both an introduction to China’s e-commerce market, and an overview of the draft e-commerce law and related legislation. The said introduction will cover the development of e-commerce in China from an economic and legal perspective, particularly in regards to foreign investment. The legal overview will cover the second draft of the proposed e-commerce law, as released on 7 November 2018, and related legal issues, including the new Cyber Security law. This session will provide in-house counsel with a valuable insight into this developing area of the law, and the consequences it may have for the companies which they represent.
Helen Morris, Partner
Helen is a partner of de Bedin & Lee LLP, working as part of the corporate/commercial and litigation teams. She is a qualified solicitor of Hong Kong and England & Wales, and a member of the State Bar of California.
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Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for.
The Executive Committee of ACC Hong Kong invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Stephenson Harwood.
Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.
TOPIC: Register of People with Significant Control – a guide to the new requirements for keeping a record of beneficial interests
On 1 March 2018, a new requirement on Hong Kong-incorporated companies to maintain a register of significant controllers will come into effect. All Hong Kong companies will be required by law to create and maintain a register of all persons who have significant control over it and appoint a designated representative to provide assistance relating to the significant controllers register to a law enforcement officer.
In this seminar, the speakers will discuss:
Paul Westover, heads the corporate group of Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong.
Paul has broad experience in a wide range of corporate/commercial matters in the Asia region, having gained his experience through working in international law firms and as in-house counsel for a well-known American information technology company. Paul specialises in providing corporate finance, general corporate, corporate governance, investment fund related advice, and general commercial advice to a diverse range of clients including listed and private companies, as well as international corporations.
His particular strength is in mergers and acquisitions, with substantial experience of cross-border M&A and related due diligence, as well as fund formations, joint ventures and inward investment into Asia. Transactions that he has handled have involved most jurisdictions within Asia. In addition, Paul has strong experience in insolvency related matters, particularly restructurings.
Andrew Carpenter is a Senior Associate in the corporate department of Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2009, having previously practised in London since 2007.
Andrew's main areas of expertise are in corporate and commercial transactions. He specialises in cross-border mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder matters and, in addition, he advises on a broad range of commercial contracts.
The ACC HONG KONG’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Ashurst.
Food and drinks will be provided. 2 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD points have been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.
Jini Lee, Partner
Jini specialises in debt capital markets and has over ten years of experience working on international capital markets transactions. Jini has wide-ranging experience in advising investment banks, corporates, governments and government agencies in capital market transactions globally. Jini was recognised as one of the 40 under 40 leading lawyers in Asia by Asian Legal Business in 2016.
The Executive Committee of ACC Hong Kong invites you to the
2018 ACC Annual Meeting.
October 21-24, 2018Austin Convention Center 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Austin, Texas 78701
Join the APAC delegation to receive a reduced registration fee of HKD $10,990. Click here to join.
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The ACC Hong Kong Executive Committee is pleased to support the
2018 Asia Pro Bono Conference in Hong Kong.
To register click here and follow the instructions.
If you register before May 31, 2018, you’ll benefit from the Early Bird Rate of US$499 US (Full price is US$550). To take advantage of the Early Bird Rate – input the promotion code “APBC2018” when prompted.
By registering early, you will also be able to enjoy cheaper and a greater selection of flight and hotel bookings.
Please also note that spaces this year are capped, due to space limitations at the venue, so get in early.
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