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2017-05-08
ADF & SCAA Joint Seminar: Auditing Update and The New Auditor’s Report

This seminar will be opened for enrolment on 6 April 2017 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 6 April at 11:00am.


Event Details:

Speakers :

Mr Nelson LAM,

Council Member, SCAA and Chairman, ADF

Mr Kenneth LAU,

Council Member, SCAA and Director, Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited

Mr Webster NG,

Council Member, SCAA, Director, ADF and Proprietor & Founder, Webster Ng & Co.

Mr Gary POON,

Member, Accounting and Auditing Standard Committee, SCAA,

Vice-chairman, Executive Committee and Director, ADF and Partner, Poon & Co.

(Surname in Alphabetical Order)

Date : 8 May 2017 (Monday)

Time : 7:00pm - 10:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Theatre 1, Level 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Please click here to see the floor plan)

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 3 hours

Fee : HK$300-

About the Seminar:

This seminar is to update and understand the new and revised Hong Kong Standards on Auditing ("HKSAs"). Several new and revised HKSAs become effective for audits of financial statements for the periods ending on or after 15 December 2016. This seminar supplemented by a panel discussion is to update the new and revised HKSAs and share the practical issues in applying the new and revised HKSAs for both listed entities and SMEs.

Topics to be shared in the seminar include:

- Update of revised HKSAs effective for 2016/2017

- Update on the new auditor’s report

- Update of new HKSA 701, Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report

- Practical issues in applying the new and revised HKSAs for both listed entities and SMEs

About the Speakers:

Mr Nelson LAM, Council Member, SCAA and Chairman, ADF

Nelson is a Council Member and Past President of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors and Chairman of Accounting Development Foundation. He is a practicing accountant and is enthusiastic in serving the profession and the community. He often speaks and advises on IFRS, HKFRS and related issues. He is also a columnist in local media on financial statement analysis of listed entities, and one of the co-authors of several university and professional textbooks with several renowned U.S. and Hong Kong professors.

Mr Kenneth LAU, Council Member, SCAA and Director, Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited

Kenneth is a director of Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited who focuses in providing assurance services for listed and private companies and involves in IPOs and merger and acquisition engagements. Kenneth is a Council Member of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors and a member of Small and Medium Practitioners Committee of HKICPA. He also served, as a committee member of, the Practice Review Committee of the HKICPA previously. He is a fellow member of the HKICPA, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong.

Mr Webster NG, Council Member, SCAA, Director, ADF and Proprietor & Founder, Webster Ng & Co.

Webster is a fellow Certified Public Accountant (Practising). He is currently the Vice-President of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (“TIHK”) and Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians Limited (“HKIAAT”), the Council Member of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors and Director of Accounting Development Foundation. Webster is member of Taxation Policy Committee of TIHK and has been awarded as Honorary Council member of the China Certified Tax Agents Association. He is also a committee member of Examinations and Accreditation Committee of HKIAAT, CPA Qualifying Process Reform Working Group of HKICPA and SME committee member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Mr Gary POON, Member, Accounting and Auditing Standard Committee, SCAA,

Vice-chairman, Executive Committee and Director, ADF and Partner, Poon & Co.

Gary is a partner of Poon & Co. who specialises in serving clients in the financial, real estate and non-profit making sectors. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the HKICPA’s Professional Development Committee, a member of its Financial Reporting Standards Committee and Convenor of Technical Issues Working Group of its Small and Medium Practitioners Committee. He served as a Council Member of the HKICPA, a Deputy Chairman of its Small and Medium Practitioners Committee, a member of its Practice Review Committee, etc. He was also appointed to be a member of Financial Reporting Council Review Panel from 2010 to 2015. He is presently the Vice-chairman of the Executive Committee of Accounting Development Foundation and a member of Accounting and Auditing Standard Committee of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors.


CPD Hours:

Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended a full session of seminar. For those who have not attended full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted accordingly. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

This event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our website www.ADF.hk for the arrangement.

Organizers:

Accounting Development Foundation Limited

The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors


CPD Requirements: Our seminars can fulfil CPD requirements. As professional bodies would not formally endorse the seminars we provide, it does not mean that the events we organize do not meet the CPD purpose. Registrants should note that you are responsible for determining whether our seminars or any event satisfy your CPD requirements i.e. that the training you receive are of appropriate standard and relevance to your maintaining and enhancing the technical knowledge and professional expertise. If necessary, please check with your respective professional body before registering our seminars. ADF does not warrant that the attendance of our seminars or events would automatically be recognized by the respective professional bodies as fulfilling your CPD requirements.


Enrolment

- ADF and SCAA handle the enrolment separately. Please enroll through either organizer. Duplicate payment to both organizers is not refundable.

- This seminar will be opened for enrolment on 6 April 2017 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 6 April at 11:00am.

- Only ADF Friends and online enrolment will be accepted. Please make sure that you have registered as an ADF Friend and have your ADF Friend account activated before enrolment.

- You may also click here to read the enrolment procedures.

- Acceptance will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

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