Program Rundown

Post BEPS, Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

AOTCA Meetings Program
14:00-15:00 Press Conference
15:00-16:00 AOTCA Technical Committee
16:00-16:45 AOTCA Auditors' Meeting
16:45-18:00 AOTCA General Council Meeting
18:30-20:30 VIP Cocktail Reception (By invitation only)

Thursday, 06 October 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

AOTCA Meetings Program
08:00- 09:00 Global Tax Advisers Co-operation Forum
08:00- 09:00 Registration
09:00-11:30 AOTCA General Meeting
11:30-12:00 Photo Taking
12:00-13:30 Lunch

International Tax Conference Program
12:45-13:45 Registration
13:45-13:55 Opening Address
13:55-14:05 Welcoming Speech
14:05-14:35 Keynote Speech by Guest of Honour
Professor K C Chan, GBS, JP
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the HKSAR
14:35-14:50 AOTCA Survey on BEPS Action Plan
14:50-15:25 Plenary Session 1 – The OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project - some observations on the progress to date and the challenges ahead
15:25-15:55 Coffee Break
15:55-16:25 Recent development on tax transparency
16:25-17:25 Panel Discussion 1 – How do businesses perceive the current tax environment and what should be the way forward?

Friday, 07 October 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

International Tax Conference Program
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Update on “Model Taxpayer Charter”
09:30-10:15 Plenary Session 3 – The rules of “fair taxation”
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:00 Panel Discussion 2 - Will the BEPS recommendations achieve “fair taxation” of cross border businesses?
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:45 Panel Discussion 3 - Opportunities and challenges under the “Belt and Road” initiative
14:45-15:05 Coffee Break
15:05-16:35 Country Update on BEPS
- Prevention of treaty abuse (Action 6)
- Revised definition of PE (Action 7)
- Transfer pricing (Actions 8-10 & 13)
16:35-16:45 Closing Address
18:00-21:00 Gala Dinner

Saturday, 08 October 2016

AOTCA Meetings Program
08:30- 12:00 City Tour

The program is subject to change without prior notice.

Speakers (in alphabetical order)
Guest of Honour - Prof K C Chan, GBS, JP
Secretary for Financial Services
and the Treasury
Government of the HKSAR
Mr Richard Wong, JP
Commissioner of Inland Revenue
Government of the HKSAR
Prof Cao Jingtao
The China Certified Tax Agents Association
Mr John Chan
Regional Head of Tax
Prudential Corporation Asia
Mr Jeremy Choi
Chairman of International Tax Committee
Taxation Institute of Hong Kong
Ms Loletta Chow
Global Leader
China Overseas Investment Network
Ernst & Young
Dr Shih Chou Huang
Tax Accountancy Association Union Chinese Taipei
Ms Hanh Ho
Board Member of Vietnamese Tax Consultants Association
Mr Go Kawada
Deputy Chairman
Research Committee on International Taxation
Japan Federation of Certified
Public Tax Accountants Associations
Mr Leonard Khaw
Deputy Country Leader for Tax and Business Advisory
Deloitte China
Mr Kwan Chang Yew
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax)
Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals
Mr Nicholas Kwan
Research Director
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Mr Gil Levy
Chairman, Asia-Oceania Tax Consultants' Association Technical Committee
Mr Junho KO. Esq.
Attorney at Law
Manager of International Affairs
Korean Association of Certified Public Tax Accounts (KACPTA)
Dr Kui-Wai Li
Associate Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Ms Sophie Lindsay
VP, Head of Tax
Fox Networks Group (‘FNG’)
Asia Pacific & Middle East of 21st Century Fox
Dr Paul Mok
Group Risk Officer
Orient Overseas (International) Limited
Mr Jiří Nekovář
Past President
Confédération Fiscale Européenne
Mr Michael Olesnicky
Special Advisor
Mr David Russell
Past President
Asia-Oceania Tax Consultants' Association
Mr David Smith
Senior Adviser
Tax Services, PwC
Mr Parken Tai
Senior Tax Director
Asia Pacific and China
TE Connectivity
Mr Ruston Tambunan
Head of International Relation and Globalization
Indonesian Tax Consultants Association (ITCA)
Dr Kelvin Wong
Executive Director and Deputy Managing Director
Mr Peter Wong
Executive Board Member
Treasury Markets Association
Mr Zhao Guoqing
CTO / Managing Partner
Zhonghui Certified Tax Agents Co., Ltd.