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The Common Uses of Offshore Jurisdictions by Asian Investors

Event Details:

Speakers :

Miss Grace Ma, Head of BVI Technical Services, Offshore Incorporations, Hong Kong

Miss Whyment Lo, Account Management Executive, Offshore Incorporations, Hong Kong

Date : 7 March 2013 (Thursday)

Time : 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Auditorium, 1/F., Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 1.5 hours

Fee : HK$100**

** Fees collected will be utilized to fund events and activities for development of the accounting profession.

About the seminar:

Overview of BVI and Latest Update of the BVI Law

• An overview of BVI

• 2012 Amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act: An Overview

- An overview of the changes

- Likely impact of the changes

- What practitioners need to be aware of after these changes

- Issues which were deferred from these amendments

A Comparison of Other Popular Offshore Jurisdictions and Their Uses

• Overview of Samoa, Anguilla, Seychelles and Cayman Islands

• Illustrations of Uses of Offshore Companies

About the speakers:

Grace is an Associate Member of the HKICS and the ICSA. She has been with Offshore Incorporations Limited Group (OIL) since 1993 and leads the Technical Service team in specialising in the BVI jurisdiction. Grace holds a Bachelor degree in BSc Management from the University of London. Grace is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

Whyment has been with Offshore Incorporations Limited Group (OIL) since 2010 and is responsible for assisting clients in company formation in various jurisdictions and maintaining client relationships. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Northeast Louisiana University. Whyment is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.


1) Those interested are requested to register on-line by filling in the attached enrolment form. Acceptance will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

2) Successful enrolments will be confirmed by email. Unsuccessful applicants will be automatically placed on waiting list; they will be called up in the order of time of receipt of registration when vacancies arise.

3) Applicants may check their registration status using the same membership number of their professional affiliation when they register.


1) After receiving our Confirmation, you can either pay cash or cheque for admission at location.

2) If pay by cash, please present the Confirmation with your cash payment when you attend the seminar.

3) If pay by cheque, please make cheque payable to Accounting Development Foundation Limited. Write down your name and Enrolment ID number on the back of the cheque and submit it with the Confirmation when you attend the seminar.

Seat Accommodation:

Please note that seats accommodation for accepted participants will be reserved until 15 minutes after the seminar starts. Seats may not be available for participants who are late for over 15 minutes.

CPD Hours:

For those participants who have not attended the full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted according to the actual time of attendance. Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended the full session. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

The event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our web site for the arrangement.


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