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DEC
31
SUN

European Chamber of Commerce Business Councils Position Papers for 2017 are out

The Business Councils of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (ECC) have produced the ECC Position Papers for 2017. The Position Papers address the regulatory and business environment in Hong Kong, and provide recommendations to Hong Kong and European Union based hereon.

The papers are NOW AVAILABLE on the following web link:

http://www.eurocham.com.hk/events/eubip-2017-position-papers-are-published
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DEC
31
SUN

KPMG Hong Kong Budget booklet

We are please to announce our fellow member - KPMG’s Hong Kong office published the Hong Kong Budget Summary. The summary outlines key proposed changes to the Hong Kong tax legislation and policy, and provides comments on their implications.

Please click here for the detailed information.
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SEP
30
SAT

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) - Press Release on "Bank account opening and maintenance"

AustroCham is pleased to announce the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) launched on March 24, 2017 a webpage on its website (http:// www.hkma.gov.hk/eng/other-information/ac_opening.shtml) and a dedicated email account (accountopening@hkma.gov.hk) to receive comments and answer queries regarding opening and maintenance of bank accounts.

The newly launched HKMA webpage contains useful information about account opening and maintenance procedures, documentation and information requirements and contact details of banks. It also provides information on what banks should not do when processing account opening applications, and useful tips for reference of the unsuccessful applicants. There is also a “What’s New” section to provide updates of banks’ recent initiatives regarding account opening and maintenance. The webpage will be updated from time to time. The dedicated email account facilitates the public to share views and/or specific cases for appropriate follow-up actions by the HKMA. This is on top of the complaint handling mechanism that is currently in operation. The specific feedback gathered would help the HKMA and banks in considering further areas for improvement. The press release they issued is attached for your reference.

Download HKMA Press Release.pdf
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JUN
30
FRI

AustroCham Heurigen 2016 - BOOKLET

You may find below a PDF file of our Heurigen 2016 Booklet for your reference.

If you also want to support the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, please contact us by email.
Download 00H16-Programmebooklet1.3Final.pdf
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