Top Experts Share Insights On Accounting And Tax Compliance In Asia Pacific

Navigating Local Accounting and Tax Compliance, hosted by China Money Network, was successfully held on August 23 in Central, Hong Kong. Five experts shared insights on challenges and complexities in the rapidly evolving regulatory, tax, and compliance space across Asia Pacific.

Top experts from Mayer Brown LLP, TMF Group, Clifford Modern Living Holdings Limited and Bunzl PLC gathered to present their insights on the implications of tax and reporting compliance challenges for businesses in the region.

Kenneth Lee, director and head of corporate secretarial services at TMF Group

Arno Wiedijk (first from right), regional finance director of TMF Group for the Asia Pacific region

Pieter de Ridder (second from right), partner of Mayer Brown LLP and member of the Global Tax Transactions and Consulting Group

Patrick Leong, executive director and chief financial officer of Clifford Modern Living Holdings Limited, a member of the Clifford Group

Michael Bian, finance director of Bunzl PLC, China & Southeast Asia

TMF Group’s "Financial Complexity Index 2018″ report was also unveiled at the event. Click here to download the complimentary copy of the Financial Complexity Index 2018 report.




  1. Tricor Group (Tricor) has a growing global presence and is Asia’s leading provider of integrated business, corporate and investor services. As a business enabler, Tricor provides outsourced expertise across payroll, accounting, corporate secretarial, business formation, and investor services. Tricor has had a rapid expansion through organic growth and development as well as mergers and acquisitions, today with 29,000 clients globally, staff strength of over 2,000 and a network of offices in 37 cities across 20 countries / territories. Our client portfolio includes over 1,100 companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, more than 500 companies listed in Singapore and Malaysia, over 40% of Fortune Global 500 companies, as well as a significant share of multinationals and private enterprises operating across international markets. In March 2017, the Permira Funds became the controlling shareholder of the Tricor Group, alongside management.