ACUTUS ANNUAL SEMINAR 2016

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30 November 2016, Wednesday

START

Welcome note by Mr Jack Lam
8.45 am to 9.30 am

Seminar Leader

Mr Daniel Chee (Read More)

Time

9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Topic

• Updates to the suites of SSA relating to auditor’s report:
– SSA 700 – Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements
– SSA 705 – Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report
– SSA 706 – Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Independent Auditor’s Report
– SSA 720 – The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information

• Q & A

Break Time

11.00 am to 11.15 am, 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Seminar Leader

Mr Sim Chong (Sim Chong LLC) (Read More)

Time

5.30 pm to 7.00 pm

Topic

Dinner

• Discussion on Section 216 of the Companies Act – “Minority Oppression”

• Case studies – Lim Seng Wah & Anor v Han Meng Siew & Others (2016) SGHC 177.
a. Whether a “new shareholder” can be joined as a plaintiff in a S.216 action even though the acts took place before he becomes a shareholder in the company;
b. Whether the shareholders who sold their shares in the company to the new shareholder can continue as plaintiff in a S.216 action.

• Q & A

Dinner

Dinner and drinks will be hosted by Acutus from 7.00 pm

 

1 December 2016, Thursday

Seminar Leader

Mr Daniel Chee (Read More)

Time

9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Topic

• New SSA 701 – Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report

• Revised SSA 570 – Going Concern

• Auditing concern with case study on Swiber and California Fitness

• Audit and Ethical lessons learnt from KLW and City Harvest Church

• Q & A

Break Time

11.00 am to 11.15 am, 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Seminar Leader

Mr Gerald Tan (Acutus Advisory Pte Ltd) (Read More)

Time

5.30 pm to 7.00pm

Topic

• Is Big Data too big for SMEs

• Demystifying Big Data – What is it

• Why SMEs should not ignore Big Data

• How SMEs can use Big Data to stay competitive

• Case studies

• Q & A

 

2 December 2016, Friday

Seminar Leader

Ms Sue-Ann Li (Ravindran Associates) (Read More)

Time

9.30 am to 11.15 am

Topic

• Intellectual Property, Franchising & Licensing.
(Acutus tax team will complement with Singapore tax implication).

• Q & A

Break Time

11.15 am to 11.30 am

Seminar Leader

Mr Jimmy Oei (Acutus Tax Services Pte Ltd) (Read More)

Time

11.30 am to 1.00 pm

Topic

• Withholding tax obligations in Singapore

• Q & A

Break Time

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm (lunch)

Seminar Leader

Mr Michael Pyliotis (Basware Pty Ltd, Australia) (Read More)

Time

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm

Topic

• Introduction to digital technology for accounting.

(Acutus tax team will complement with inputs on the Singapore tax perspective).

• Q & A

Break Time

3.15 pm to 3.30 pm

Seminar Leader

Mr Chann Veasna (APV CPA’s, Cambodia) (Read More)

Time

3.30 pm to 4.45 pm

Topic

Break Time

• Doing business in Cambodia by APV, CPA’s – Cambodia

(Acutus tax team will share e tax implication of the Avoidance of Double Tax Treaty signed between Singapore and Cambodia on 20 May 2016.

• Q & A

4.45 pm to 5.00 pm

Seminar Leader

Mr Jimmy Oei (Acutus Tax Services Pte Ltd) (Read More)

Time

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Topic

• Discussion on the “Automatic Exchange of Information” and “Common Reporting Standard” for global transparency.

• Q & A

Dinner

Dinner and drinks will be hosted by Acutus from 6.00 pm

 

Highlighted time slot seminar programme available exclusively to staff of Acutus group.
Clients and business partners are welcome to attend any of the seminars above that are not highlighted.

 

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