With the ever increasing pressure for the globe to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and fraudulent activities, Customer due diligence is no longer just a process that financial institutions, lawyers, brokers or other service providers conduct when entering into a business relationship with clients for the first time. Regular review has become a new routine that every business will have to face for continuing their day-to-day banking operation or for receiving professional services.
During this webinar, the speakers will share their experience on Customer Due Diligence requirements in Hong Kong, including :
- Relevant legislation and regulated businesses
- Regular CDD review of financial institutions and handling of CDD requests
- Impact of CDD on commercial Escrow Services arrangement
DOROTHY PAK, Director and Head of Business Services & Outsourcing, BDO
Dorothy Pak is BDO's Director and Head of Business Services & Outsourcing.
Dorothy heads the firm's outsourcing division and leads engagements in accounting, statutory accounts preparation, payroll, HR administrative support and expatriate services.
Dorothy has over 30 years of experience in accounting and other business process outsourcing services. Her portfolio of clients include multinational corporations, SFC regulated companies as well as small-to-medium sized companies which are in diverse industries, including information technology, general trading, retailing, investment and property holding, and non-profit making bodies.
Dorothy is a Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
TERESA LAU, Director and Head of Corporate Secretarial Services, BDO
Teresa Lau is BDO's Director and Head of Corporate Secretarial Services.
Teresa is a qualified corporate secretarial professional with over 25 years of experience. She has worked for a large public listed group before joining BDO in 1993. She has extensive experience in handling company secretarial and statutory compliance matters for local and offshore companies. She also has considerable experience in corporate restructuring.
Teresa is a Member of the Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) in the UK and a Member of the Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries).
This event will incorporate slides which you can view on a PC and audio broadcast technology which requires only the speakers in your device. Therefore, on the day, please ensure the audio volume of your device is turned up. You are recommended to log in the webinar (which will be provided by email after your successful registration) a few minutes before the webinar starts to make sure you have no problem with the connection.
Details are as follows:
||Thursday, 12 May 2022
||15:00 – 16:30
||Cantonese, supplemented with English presentation materials
||Free of charge
||1.5 hours (*The recognition of CPD hours by your professional organisations is subject to their CPD policies.)
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