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A position of trust

Hong Kong lawyer Teresa Ko joined the IFRS Foundation Trustees, responsible for the governance and oversight of the International Accounting Standards Board, at the start of 2018. The Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer China Chairman and Partner tells A Plus about her role, and how Hong Kong and China can contribute to enhancing global financial reporting standards.… Read More A position of trust

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How to write a winning CV

By Adam Johnson The Managing Director of Robert Half Hong Kong on the dos and don’ts of writing an interview-landing CV. Curricula vitae (CV) are important personal documents that will always be a part of your career no matter where you go. Done well, they are your ticket to a job interview, and will edge… Read More How to write a winning CV

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The best and the brightest

Meet four partners who are illustrative of the sometimes rapid ascent that young CPAs can make. Jeremy Chan finds out how they take charge of their careers and their teams at under 35. “In this industry, there is no quick way,” says 35-yearold Wilfred Lee, Partner at Deloitte, when asked about his journey to partnership.… Read More The best and the brightest

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Made for China

With Mainland China continuing to open up to foreign companies, Nicky Burridge finds out the challenges they face to achieve business success in the world’s second-largest economy. Global insurance broker Willis Towers Watson recently announced it had become the first fully licensed foreign broker to be allowed to transact all types of insurance business in… Read More Made for China

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How to manage third-party relationships

By Wendy Chang The Associate Director at Deloitte Risk Advisory looks at ways to effectively monitor third-party risks. Today, companies rarely go to market alone. Corporate success is increasingly supported by complex supply chains, outsourcing and other third-party relationships, forming what we term the “extended enterprise.” Products and services are now, more than ever, created,… Read More How to manage third-party relationships

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Insurance accounting redefined

IFRS 17 is recognized as one of the most significant changes to insurance accounting in decades. With less than three years before the new standard comes into effect, Nicky Burridge looks at the requirements of it and how implementation can help Hong Kong ensure its place as a leading financial hub. Imagine a global insurer… Read More Insurance accounting redefined