Event - 06 May 2020

Hawksford is launching a Series of Webinars about Doing business in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a highly dynamic city that serves as the perfect platform into Mainland China and Asia. With a low, simple and competitive tax system, open business environment, world class infrastructure, it is a business-friendly city with a multitude of advantages to allow businesses to flourish.

It is our pleasure to announce that we are launching a Series of free Webinars about Doing business in Hong Kong and business opportunities during and after COVID-19 featuring different professional speakers from Invest Hong Kong. The Series will include webinars in English, German and Spanish.

Our first online webinar in English will be held on 6th of May 2020 and we will be hosting Mr. Charles Ng, Associate Director-General at Invest HK, Mr. Luca De Leonardis, Head for Australia and New Zealand at Invest HK, and Mr. Andrew Davis, Head of Investment Promotion at Invest HK.

Doing business in Hong Kong: What you need to know

Topics include:

  • To learn why Hong Kong is a gateway to Mainland China and the rest of Asia
  • To learn more about business opportunities and subsidies available during and after COVID-19
  • To learn why now it is the best time to start thinking about global expansion
  • An overview of the Tax and Accounting system and incorporation options
  • Tips for companies & Government supports
  • Q&A

Who should attend:

  • Startups, SMEs or multinational companies from any sector which would like to expand internationally
  • Companies and entrepreneurs who want to grow their business in Asia via Hong Kong and learn about its benefits

Starting in a new jurisdiction feels like learning how to walk again. A new jurisdiction means a new culture, different laws and tax regimes. It’s important to get the right guidance so you can hit the ground running and make the biggest impact possible.

Event details

Date: Wednesday, 6 May 2020 
Time:  5:00 - 6:00 pm CST (Hong Kong time) 
Location:  Online webinar 

Planning to register your company in Hong Kong? Contact us now.

To join us for the webinar, please click the button to register.

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Our speakers

Charles Ng, Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest HK

Mr Charles Ng was appointed as an Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) in July 2007. He heads up the innovation, technology and entrepreneurship division responsible for helping overseas and Mainland companies to establish or expand their business in Hong Kong. His teams are responsible for Innovation and Technology (which includes Health Tech, Smart city, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Manufacturing and Robotics, Information and Communications Technology), Financial Technology, and Startups.

Luca De Leonardis, Head for Australia and New Zealand, Invest HK

Dr Luca De Leonardis is the Head for Australia and New Zealand at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), the Government Department responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. With senior management experience in both the private and public sectors, Dr De Leonardis’s work experience combines international marketing, economic and business development and investment promotion.

Andrew Davis, Head of Investment Promotion, Invest HK, UK

Mr Andrew Davis is Head of Investment Promotion, UK Office for Invest Hong Kong, the government department responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. Mr Davis has joined Invest Hong Kong in February 2010 initially as Associate Director-General in the Hong Kong Head Office. He led the Tourism & Hospitality, Creative Industries, Consumer Products, Business & Professional Services and Transport & Industrial sector specialist teams. In mid 2015, he relocated to the UK to lead the UK Team.

Dario Acconci, Managing Director-Business Development, Asia, Hawksford

Dario is the Managing Director for South East Asia whilst managing a strategic portfolio of clients in China and Hong Kong. He started his career in Hong Kong in 2003 working for an international law firm and developed a deep experience in assisting foreign investments into China, Hong Kong and South East Asia advising clients in connection to various aspects ranging from corporate, commercial to labour law. He has built a practice of multinational clients and a strong reputation of adviser to the board of several fashion and luxury brands.

About Invest Hong Kong

InvestHK’s vision is to strengthen Hong Kong’s status as the leading international business location in Asia. Our mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of Hong Kong. In all our services, we apply the following core values: passion, integrity, professionalism, customer service, business friendliness and responsiveness.

About Hawksford

Hawksford is a leading provider of company formation, providing administration services and business support from small to medium-sized to large companies in Asia and Europe. We have more than 80 multilingual professionals, in a strategic location in Hong Kong, who are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, English, German, Spanish, Czech and Italian. With 200 staff across Asia and 450 globally, based in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and London, Jersey and Milan our people are experienced and highly qualified.

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