Updates 2013

26-12-2013

BDO’s recent appointments

01 Apr 2013

Hong Kong – We are pleased to announce two new appointments effective 1 April 2013.

Lesley Yeung, Assurance Director, has been appointed as the Head of Assurance. Lesley has over 25 years of public accounting experience, serving both publicly-traded and privately-held organisations.  Her clients include both local companies as well as multinationals. Her experience includes statutory audits, initial public offerings, due diligence reviews and business consulting. She is also experienced in handling global practice clients in various industries, leading and coordinating global assignments.

Gary Stevenson has been promoted to Technical & Training Director. Gary provides advisory services to the BDO Assurance practice. He is primarily focused on the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Hong Kong Reporting Standards (HKFRS) by listed issuers in Hong Kong and Singapore.

 

立信德豪宣佈委任兩名董事

01 Oct 2013

香港 ― 全球第五大會計網路 BDO香港成員所立信德豪欣然宣佈,分別委任黃國偉和 衛保羅 為審計服務董事及專項諮詢董事,於2013年10月1日起生效。

黃國偉獲委任為立信德豪審計服務董事。黃先生擁有豐富的審計經驗,曾為多個行業的上市公司客戶提供專業核數服務,包括食品加工、房地產發展、生物製藥和服裝等。他亦曾參與多項交易支援服務,包括首次公開招股及為企業併購進行財務盡職調查項目。黃先生曾於多個跨國會計師事務所工作,累積超過十五年的專業經驗。

衛保羅獲委任為立信德豪專項諮詢 - 企業融資服務董事,主要負責盡職調查、收購合併諮詢及商業估值服務。衛保羅於2001年加入立信德豪,此前曾於另一家國際會計師事務所任職。他憑藉於財務和對賣方進行盡職調查、私募調查、管理人員收購股權 (MBO)/外部管理人員收購 (MBI) 及銷售授權方面的專業經驗,帶領團隊協助企業完成多個首次公開招股項目及上市公司的併購項目。

 

BDO's comment letter on "Regulatory Framework for Listed Company Audits Information Paper and Request for Comment" to HKICPA

21 Nov 2013

Please click here for the letter.

 

Managing Director of Assurance Clement Chan elected as a Chair of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group (AOSSG)

04 Dec 2013

BDO Hong Kong Managing Director of Assurance Clement Chan was recently elected as a Chair at the fifth annual meeting of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group (AOSSG) for a period of two years.

The AOSSG (www.aossg.org) is a grouping of the accounting standard-setters in the Asian-Oceanian region. It was established in 2009 to discuss issues and share experiences on the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and to contribute to the development of a high-quality set of global accounting standards.

 

Managing Director of Assurance Clement Chan elected as the President for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

16 Dec 2013

BDO Hong Kong Managing Director - Assurance, Clement Chan was elected as the new president for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (please click here for HKICPA's press release) at the 41st annual general meeting on 13 December, 2013.

Clement has been a Council Member since 2007 and over the years he has been actively participating in the Institute’s activities. He was the Vice President and part of the Leadership Team of the Institute.

Clement is currently the Chairman of the Financial Reporting Standards Committee and the Chairman of the Asian Oceanian Standard Setters Group (AOSSG).  Clement continues to be involved in the reform process of auditors regulatory framework which will have long term repercussions in the Hong Kong audit profession. He takes part in government and other organisations such as Foreign Expert Advisory Committee on drafting of PRC auditing standards, the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Market Misconduct Tribunal, Securities and Future Appeals Tribunal, HKTDC Professional Services Advisory Committee etc.