Past Events

Date Events

Town Hall Forum Series with Secretary for Transport and Housing the Hon Frank Chan Fan

Town Hall Forum Series

Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan spoke at the Chamber’s Town Hall Forum on 10 December about the various housing challenges in Hong Kong and how the Government is seeking solutions to resolve them in the short term as well as long term. He also discussed how his bureau is working to increase the land supply as well as optimise the use of the land and housing resources that are currently available.


Navigating Tax Disputes – What is the Trend?

The global tax landscape has undergone dramatic changes in recent years as governments seek to protect their tax base. This has resulted in an increase in disputes between taxpayers and tax authorities. Kenneth Wong and Philip Hung from PwC Hong Kong Tax Controversy Services discussed the latest developments in Hong Kong and around the world at a Chamber roundtable on 7 December. They also provided insights on handling tax disputes and audit cases.

Lavine Hemlani of Xccelerate spoke on key challenges of hiring tech talents at Chamber Roundtable

How to Find and Hire Great Tech Talent

Lavine Hemlani, Founder & CEO of Xeccelerate spoke on key challenges faced by companies arising from the global tech skills gap which creates a talent bottleneck at a Chamber roundtable luncheon on 5 December. He also provided some practical tips on attracting and retaining tech talent to cope with the stifling HR difficulties, especially regarding current hiring practices, end-to-end talent strategy, effective recruitment model and the importance of brand building as well as the working culture.

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Natigating the GBA Area on 5 December 2018

Navigating the Greater Bay area: Key Drivers for Success

Wilson Lee, Partner, Audit of KPMG, shared the key findings of a joint HKGCC, KPMG and HSBC survey on key drivers for success on the Greater Bay Area with members at a Chamber roundtable luncheon on 5 December. He was joined by David Harrity, Head of Growth Propositions, Commercial Banking Hong Kong of HSBC, Andrew Wells, Executive and Senior Corporate Consultant of Lai Sun Development Co Ltd, and Myles Seto, Partner of Deacons, who discussed the opportunities and challenges presented by the initiative to companies across the region.

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Wilson Lee

Dinner with Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education

The Chamber hosted a dinner for Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education on 4 December at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Chamber LegCo representative Jeffrey Lam, CEO Shirley Yuen, General Committee member P C Yu, among other members, welcomed the Singapore delegation. The two sides discussed Hong Kong and Singapore’s role in the Greater Bay Area and Belt and Road Initiatives, and ways to further cooperation between the two economies.

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