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Mr. Raymond Cheng interviewed by HK01 (香港01)
19 Oct 2020
HLB Hong Kong’s Chairman, Mr. Raymond Cheng, was interviewed by Online News Portal HK01 on 19 October 2020 about the contingency plan for the December 2020 session of the Qualification Programme Examinations of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”).

As the longest-serving elected Council Member of the HKICPA, Mr. Cheng is also the Chairman of HKICPA’s Qualification Oversight Board, whose terms of reference include overseeing the performance and operations of the HKICPA’s Education & Training Department and Admission Department, and matters pertaining to student education and training as well as member registration and licensing.

Despite challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the HKICPA remains committed to developing Hong Kong’s accounting profession, and ensuring there is a sustainable and capable supply of suitably trained new accountants ready to take up roles and support Hong Kong’s development.

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Appointment of Managing Director
23 Oct 2020
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Alex Hon as Managing Director of the Firm with effect from 23 October 2020.

As the Firm’s Managing Director, Mr Hon will be responsible for managing the Firm’s overall practice and assisting the Chairman in implementing the Firm’s strategies.

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HLB Celebrate #AuditorProud Day
26 Sep 2020
HLB International join the Center for Audit Quality and other auditors around the world to celebrate #AuditorProud Day on 26 September 2020.

Using social media and the hashtag #AuditorProud, participants share messages about the value of a career in the audit profession and why they chose to be an auditor.

HLB Hong Kong’s Chairman Mr. Raymond Cheng tells why he is #AuditorProud and the important roles auditors play in society. This passion has enabled Mr. Cheng to transform a family-owned practice into a top 6 audit firm in Hong Kong.

Successfully registered with Canadian Public Accountability Board
14 Jul 2020
Hong Kong - HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is delighted to have successfully registered with the Canadian Public Accountability Board (“CPAB”), and is qualified to provide professional services to companies listed on stock exchanges in Canada.
HLB International Quality Assurance Review 2019
05 Nov 2019
We are delighted to welcome Mr. Lucio Di Giallonardo of HLB Australia to our office in November 2019.

Mr. Di Giallonardo is an experienced Audit Partner with HLB Mann Judd Perth, Australia, as well as a member of the Audit Advisory Committee of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. As a member of the International Assurance Committee of HLB International, Mr. Di Giallonardo is a frequent speaker at HLB International’s Audit, Tax & Advisory Conferences.

At HLB, we continuously aim to achieve the best service and highest standards in the work we do for our clients. HLB International Quality Assurance Review Program helps us to maintain the high standards.

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HLB Hong Kong become sponsor of China’s leading golfer Ms. Zhang Weiwei
16 Sep 2019
HONG KONG - HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited (“HLB-HK”) is delighted to become a sponsor of China’s leading professional golfer Ms. Zhang Weiwei (“Zhang”).

Zhang is the first Chinese player to win four times in a season on the China LPGA Tour. She is currently ranked Top 5 in China’s Women’s Golf Rankings, and 1st in the Order of Merit.

The sponsorship agreement signing ceremony was held in Nansha, Guangzhou, China on 16 September 2019 and attended by Zhang, Mr. Raymond Cheng (Chairman of HLB-HK), Ms. Zheng Yuyan (President of Guangzhou Feng Shanshan Sports Co. Ltd.), and Mr. Danny Lai (Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Golf Association).

Zhang has built a formidable record in the game and HLB-HK is delighted to be her sponsor. To showcase our relationship, Zhang’s golf shirt is adorned with the new HLB logo.

Mr. Raymond Cheng commented that golf is a fascinating and healthy sport, and golf lovers and spectators are among HLB’s target clients. Zhang's participation will further increase HLB’s brand awareness and recognition in China.

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Diamond Sponsor to 70th National Day Celebration Dinner
12 Sep 2019
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is honored to be a Diamond Sponsor of 70th National Day Celebration Dinner co‐hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and the Society of Chinese Accountants & Auditors (SCAA) held on 12 September 2019.

Mr. Raymond Cheng, Chairman of our firm as well as a Council Member of HKICPA, was presented with a souvenir by the respective presidents of the HKICPA and SCAA.

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Mr. Raymond Cheng invited to Signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between PRC's Ministry of Finance and Financial Reporting Council
22 May 2019
Mr. Raymond Cheng, Chairman of HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited and Convenor of Mid-Tier Firm Alliance (MFA), was invited to the Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in audit regulation between the Supervision and Evaluation Bureau (SEB) of the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Repiblic of China and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 22 May 2019. Over a hundred honourable guests attended the Ceremony to witness the signing of the MOU which marked a new page of cross-boundary collaboarion on audit regulation.

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HLB launches new brand
02 May 2019
Mr. Raymond Cheng – Re-elected HKICPA Council Member
13 Dec 2018
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is pleased to announce that our Chairman, Mr. Raymond Cheng, has successfully been re-elected as a Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) with the highest number of votes ever obtained in the history of the Institute. This is the third term that Mr. Cheng has achieved the highest number of votes for Council Election.

Expression of gratitude from Raymond Cheng

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HLB Professional Development Seminar 2018
23 Nov 2018
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited has organized another successful HLB Professional Development Seminar (PDS) to assist our valuable clients to be on top of major current developments in tax and accounting. With our Chairman, Mr. Raymond Cheng, delivering the opening speech, the PDS was held on 16 and 23 November 2018 at a major conference center in Hong Kong, and received overwhelming support from our valuable clients. Over 400 senior management personnel of Hong Kong and overseas listed companies and accounting professionals attended the PDS. Topics presented included Tax Update and Financial Reporting Update including the new HKFRS 9 and HKFRS 15.

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Congratulations to Foo Kon Tan’s 50th Anniversary
21 Oct 2018
Congratulations to Foo Kon Tan LLP (HLB member firm in Singapore) for its 50th Anniversary. Mr. Raymond Cheng (Chairman, HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited) was invited to give a presentation on “IPO Scene in Hong Kong” at Foo Kon Tan 50th Anniversary Seminar in Singapore on 16 October 2018. Other speakers included top industry experts from Singapore as well as senior partners of HLB member firms in the US, UK, Australia, Mainland China and Malaysia. The 50th Anniversary Seminar and Client Appreciation Dinner were well attended by prominent guests and major clients from all over the world.

As Council Member of HLB International, Mr. Cheng also attended the HLB International Council Meeting held on the following day. HLB’s annual flagship event, HLB International Conference, was held from 17 – 21 October 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore and was another great success.
Hong Kong Golf Association’s 50th Anniversary
20 Sep 2018
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is honored to be a Silver Sponsor of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Hong Kong Golf Association (HKGA). Mr. Raymond Cheng, Chairman of our firm, attended HKGA’s 50th Anniversary Cocktail Reception at the Hong Kong Club on 20 September 2018. Mr. Cheng is also a Member of the Organising Committee for HKGA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.

The HKGA was formed in 1968 with a mission to govern, promote and grow golf in Hong Kong. Our firm has long been a dedicated supporter of the development of golf and various sport projects in Hong Kong in recognition of the sporting spirit of Hong Kong athletes.

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Enhancements to Staff Benefits
31 Oct 2018
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited (“HLB”) is pleased to announce various enhancements to staff benefits with effect from October 2018. These include extension of maternity leave and paternity leave for our employees, and extension of study leave and exam leave for our trainees pursuing professional accountancy qualifications.

Family-friendly measures - In response to the HKSAR Government’s recent proposal on extension of maternity leave to 14 weeks, HLB has extended maternity leave for our employees from 10 to 14 weeks and at full pay – even before the change becomes mandatory. In addition, HLB has extended paternity leave for our employees from 3 to 5 days and at full pay.

Study support - To provide additional support to our trainees pursuing professional accountancy qualifications, HLB has also extended study leave and exam leave for our trainees.

Under the leadership of our Chairman, Mr. Raymond Cheng, HLB regards the well-being of our employees as our priority. The above enhancements to staff benefits result from the ongoing evaluation of our human resource strategies aimed to attract, motivate and retain talents as well as to ensure the well-being of our employees.

HLB is proud to be a “10 Years Plus Caring Company” awarded by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, in recognition of “Caring for the Community”, “Caring for the Employee” and “Caring for the Environment”.
Mr. Raymond Cheng reappointed by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government as Council Member and Chairman of Finance Committee of the HKEAA
01 Sep 2018
The Secretary for Education of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR Government”) has reappointed Mr. Raymond Cheng (Chairman of HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng) as Council Member and Chairman of Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (“HKEAA”) for three years from 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2021. Mr. Cheng will continue to exercise his professional knowledge and experience to contribute to education of Hong Kong and the society at large.

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24 Aug 2018 香港政府新聞網
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東方日報
香港電台
經濟日報
蘋果日報
頭條日報
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25 Aug 2018 大公報
明報
星島日報  
Appointment of Chairman
01 May 2018
HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Raymond Cheng as Chairman of the Firm with effect from 1 May 2018.

As the Firm’s Chairman, Mr Cheng will lead the Firm by formulating strategies that contribute to the continual growth of the Firm and our clients.

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Mr. Raymond Cheng attended meeting of LegCo’s Bills Committee on Financial Reporting Council (Amendment) Bill 2018
20 Mar 2018
Mr. Raymond Cheng, Managing Director of HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited, represented the Mid-tier Firms Alliance (MFA) to speak before the meeting of the LegCo’s Bills Committee on Financial Reporting Council (Amendment) Bill 2018 held on 20 March 2018. Mr. Cheng explained to LegCo Members that the legislative proposals were not only unfair to small and medium-sized audit firms but would also have serious ramifications on their livelihood, and urged LegCo Members to face up to these issues.

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Media Interview
Mr. Raymond Cheng interviewed by Sing Tao Daily (星島日報)
02 Mar 2020
Mr. Raymond Cheng, Chairman of HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng Limited and Convenor of Mid-Tier Firms Alliance (MFA), was interviewed by Sing Tao Daily (星島日報) on 2 March 2020 about the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on auditors of listed entities.

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Mid-tier Firm Alliance (MFA) Open Letter to SFC and HKEx

In the aforesaid interview, Mr. Cheng discussed the MFA’s Open Letter dated 19 February 2020 to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), in response to the joint statement issued by the SFC and HKEx earlier.

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HLB Insight
HLB Insight brings you HLB's latest news on the network, business development, events and conferences, involvement in the profession and sustainability initiatives.

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Listed Company Auditors Survey
Survey of auditors of listed companies in Hong Kong as of October 2020.

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A-Share Listed Company Auditors Survey
Survey of auditors of A-Share listed companies in Mainland China for 2019.

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Portfolio of Reputable Listed Clients
Many established and reputable Hong Kong and overseas listed companies have appointed us as their auditors or advisors. The feedbacks we received from our listed clients reinforce our service approach.

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HLB Global Annual Review 2019