(Fully booked) BDO Webinar: Overview of differences of employment related legislations between Hong Kong and Macau SARs

Date: 16 September 2020
Time: 15:00 - 16:30


  • Summary

Both Hong Kong and Macau became the special administrative regions (SARs) of the People's Republic of China since 1 July 1997 and 20 December 1999 respectively, operating under the 'one country, two systems' policy of China, both Hong Kong and Macau SARs would enjoy a 'high degree of autonomy' in all matters except foreign and defence affairs for the subsequent 50 years.

There are lots of similarities between Hong Kong and Macau SARs in respect of their colonial background but there are huge differences between both SARs with regards to their legal systems, monetary systems, languages, economy, land area and population, and even governments. These differences have impacted investors' business strategies on making investments in Hong Kong and Macau.

In the past decade, Macau has attracted certain multinational corporations invested in gaming industry and Macau has been successfully transformed into the largest casino hub in the world. In recent years, Macau has also developed its non-gaming industries like tourism, entertainment, hospitality and cultural & creativity sectors. Investors who are considering making new investments in Hong Kong and Macau should know about the above-mentioned differences of systems between both SARs, in particular, the latest tax and employment related legislations of both cities.

In this webinar, the speaker will discuss:

  • Key aspect of comparison of employment related and tax legislations between Hong Kong and Macau SARs
  • The latest amendments of employment related and tax legislations between Hong Kong and Macau SARs


About the speakers

JOSEPH HONG, Director and Head of Payroll & HR Outsourcing Services, BDO

Joseph has been with the firm for more than 20 years. He has significant experience in accounting and payroll outsourcing services.

He is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. a Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant, a fellow member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and has a master degree of Science in Professional Accountancy from University of London.


JOSEPHINE YAU, Manager of Payroll & HR Outsourcing Services, BDO

Josephine is the Manager of Payroll & HR Outsourcing Services Department.

She has more than 15 years of experience in the provision of payroll, human resources and tax advisory services with multinational HR consultancy firms.


Further information
This event will incorporate slides which you can view on a PC and audio broadcast technology which requires only the speakers in your device. Therefore, on the day, please ensure the audio volume of your device is turned up. You are recommended to log in the webinar (which will be provided by email after your successful registration) a few minutes before the webinar starts to make sure you have no problem with the connection. 


Details are as follows:

Date : Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Time : 15:00 – 16:30 (Webinar Session)
Language : Cantonese, supplemented by English presentation materials
Fee : Free of Charge
CPD Units* : 1.5 hours
Remarks : 1. For any enquiries, please contact contact Cecilia Young at +852 2218 3760 or ceciliayoung@bdo.com.hk. 
    2. Login information will be sent to you by email after successful registration.
    3. BDO reserves the final right of acceptance of registration.