With Southeast Asia’s growth story has propelled forward in recent years, numbers of investors are exploring opportunities in the ASEAN and emerging markets.
In this webinar, PWC tax professionals will share the practical information such as major economic indicators, comparative advantages/disadvantages and tax considerations for investors to consider whether this is the right time to invest and expand into the ASEAN countries.
On August 27th, join us and learn from PWC experts opportunities and challenges that have arisen from the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic. The pros and cons discussed during the presentation will hopefully help the audience understanding whether this is the right time to invest and expand into the ASEAN markets.
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Mr Desmond Wong, Tax Senior Manager, PwC
Desmond joined PwC in 2007 and is a Senior Manager of PwC Hong Kong’s corporate tax practice. Desmond has accumulated experience in providing tax services to a large number of multinational and domestic clients of various industries, such as consumer and industrial products, technology as well as real estate. Further, Desmond has taken part in numerous Hong Kong tax compliance and consulting assignments involving corporate restructuring and tax due diligence. He is currently acting as the Client Relationship Manager for a number of PwC priority clients with a dominant presence in the Asia Pacific.
Mr William Wong, Tax Manager, PwC
William joined PwC in 2013 and is a Tax Manager of PwC Hong Kong’s corporate tax practice. He has over 7 years of experience in providing Hong Kong, PRC and international tax and business consulting services and assisting companies with cross-border transactions on tax planning and tax structuring. Recently, William advised government-related organisations and NGOs in Hong Kong on investing and doing businesses in the ASEAN countries. William holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne. Besides, he is a member of the Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia.
Emily Chak, Partner, Tax Services, PwC
Emily joined PwC in 2003 and is currently a Partner at PwC Hong Kong. She has over 14 years of experience in advising local and multinational clients in different industries with a focus on transportation and logistics as well as energy and utilities. Emily serves a strong base of Chinese clients, including State-Owned and Private-Owned Enterprises, as well as MNCs. She has also led and been heavily involved in numerous mergers and acquisition projects and regional tax advisory assignments, such as IPO planning, corporate restructuring, cross-border financing and cash pooling arrangements, and risk assessments, etc. Emily has extensive experience in dealing with tax officials from the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department for the resolution of tax disputes and tax investigation cases.
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