Guy Norman, Value Creation and Crisis Management Partner at Deloitte China, has pieced together a multitude of financial puzzles and led numerous major investigation. He talks to Nicky Burridge about the changing ways of exposing fraud in the business world, and the changing role of specialists, like himself. In 2008, Siemens was fined a record… Read More Always on the case
After a long career fighting for quality international accounting standards, Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Valuation Standards Council, tells Nicky Burridge how he is now trying to get valuers recognized globally as true experts. When Sir David Tweedie, moved into private sector accounting, he was shocked by what… Read More A man of values
A packed ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel proves that taxation is both important and inevitable. The Hong Kong Institute of CPAs held its annual China tax conference on 11 May to provide the much needed answers to questions regarding the recent changes to the tax regimes in the Mainland. William Chan, Convenor of the China… Read More China tax, changing ways
Managing the finances of one of the world’s busiest airports is no easy task. William Lo, the Airport Authority’s Executive Director of Finance, tells Kate Whitehead about the major projects he is involved in and how his skills as a CPA help secure the city’s superior connectivity. William Lo, Executive Director of Finance at Airport… Read More Landing the job
The Research Director of the Asia Pacific Institute for Strategy on how businesses can get the full benefits of artificial intelligence by working with it. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer just cascading down screens in Hollywood films – it’s increasingly a mainstream technology being used by companies across different industries. For example, many companies… Read More How to achieve a strategic partnership with AI
Linda Biek, Director of Compliance, Hong Kong Institute Of CPAs The Institute’s Compliance Department investigates complaints against its members. Over the past two years, complaints have been trending in the following areas: Audits of owners’ corporations of buildings – Property owners, concerned about their real estate investments, become frustrated when they lose confidence that the… Read More Second opinions: What are the emerging risks facing professionals in the future?