Online seminar: Stock Exchange’s Review Of Financial Statements and other Corporate Reporting Matters

2020-12-04

The Hong Kong Business Accountants Association (HKBAA) will hold an online seminar on 4 December 2020 (Friday) on the topic “Stock Exchange’s Review Of Financial Statements and other Corporate Reporting Matters”, details of which are as follows:
 
Date:          4 December 2020 (Friday)
 
Time:          7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (*CPD: 1)
                   *Remarks: require to login and join the whole seminar
 
Language:  English

Fee:            Free for HKBAA Members
 
Speaker

Mr. Steve Ong, Senior Vice President, Accounting Affairs, HKEx
 
Mr. Steve Ong is a UK chartered accountant and a Hong Kong certified public accountant. He is a fellow of the ICAEW and HKICPA with over 25 years of experience in the accounting profession. He is a Senior Vice President at the HKEx’s listing division responsible for accounting and auditing matters including IPO vetting and the Exchange’s financial statements review program. He is also a member of the HKICPA financial reporting standards committee and the auditing and assurance standards committee. He was previously a member of its sustainability and integrated reporting advisory group.
 
He is also involved with HKICPA’s Best Corporate Governance Disclosure Awards and The Hong Kong Management Association Best Annual Reports Awards as a member of the judging panels. He is a regular speaker at events on the Exchange’s financial statements review program relating to accounting and disclosure of financial information in listing rules.
 
Contents
 
(a) Summary of steps towards better corporate reporting

(b) Highlights from Exchange’s Financial Statements Review Programme (Published on 31 January 2020):

  • Material intangible assets including goodwill
  • Disclosure relating to the implementation of HKFRS 9 “Financial Instruments”
  • Disclosure relating to the implementation of HKFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers”
  • Using non-GAAP financial measures
(c) Highlights from Exchange’s Review of Issuers’ Annual Report Disclosure – Listing Rules (Published on 31 January 2020)

(d) Impact of Covid-19 and accounting standards

(e) Useful SFC guidance in relation to valuations in corporate transactions

(f) Independent assurance reporting on ESG

(g) IAASB Discussion Paper on Fraud and Going Concern in an audit of financial statements 

Registration
Individual member registration: https://forms.gle/UCnCjADKF5dN77KWA
Corporate member group registration:http://www.hkbaa.hk/uploads/editor/5874537bb2337.pdf
Deadline: 2 December 2020 (Wednesday)
 
Enquiries
Tel: 3792 0952/ 3792 0951 (HKBAA Secretariat)
          2593 2389/ 9192 3166 (Ms. Gogo Ko, Vice President and Convenor of Professional Development Committee)
E-mail:member@hkbaa.hk
 
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Hong Kong Business Accountants Association
Professional Development Committee