CFA Level III Exam Seminar – First-hand Experience from Experienced Essay Grader (Aug 2024)

CFA Level III Exam Seminar – First-hand Experience from Experienced Essay Grader (Aug 2024)


(CODE: 240717H-CAEX)

Are you finding it challenging to answer the CFA Level III Exam Essay questions effectively? We have the solution for you!

Join us for an insightful seminar hosted by Mr. Zap Cheng, CFA, the Society’s Candidate Services Committee Vice-chair and Mr. Benjamin Xu, CFA, the Society’s Candidate Services Committee member (also the experienced CFA exam essay grader), to help you master the Essay section of the CFA Level III exam.

You will learn:

  • Valuable exam tips for handling essay questions
  • Exam essay strategies on dissecting the challenging topics
  • Useful techniques for practical essay questions

We are excited to help you achieve one of the highest distinctions in the investment management profession.

Details of the Seminar: 
Date :    17 July 2024, Wednesday
Time :    7:00 PM – 8:15 PM  
Venue: CFA Society Hong Kong Office 
Address: 14/F, BOC Group Life Assurance Tower, 136 Des Voeux Road Central
Fees :   Complimentary (Refreshment and Drinks will be provided)
Language :    English

If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few minutes of signing up, please check your Junk Mail. 


About the Speakers:

Mr. Zap Cheng, CFA

Candidate Services Committee Vice-chair

Zap is the Vice-Chair of Candidate Services Committee in CFA Society Hong Kong with solid experience as study group leaders to help the Hong Kong and Macau candidates to pass the CFA professional exams in Level I, II & III. 

Besides the CFA Charterholder qualification, he is also a qualified accountant with a master degree focus on Corporate Finance.

With around 20 years professional experience in the industry. Currently, Zap is working in a global top-tier FinTech company.

His duties mainly focus on design, implementation and enhancement of miscellaneous compliance, financial reporting, valuation, liability modelling system in insurance & banking sector within APAC & EMEA region.


Mr. Benjamin Xu, CFA

Candidate Services Committee member

Benjamin is one of the members of candidate services committee in CFA Society Hong Kong with many years’ experiences in leading the study groups to pass the CFA Exams in terms of all the levels. Besides, he also serves as CFA exam grader and judge for Research Challenge (RC) Competition.

Besides CFA Charterholder, he is also a Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS),  with a master’s degree specializing on Asset Management, and now pursuing second master’s degree focusing on ESG and Sustainability.

Professionally, he is also an Associate Director of the Business and Financial Instrument Valuation practice in Savills Valuation and Professional Services (China) Limited. He has more than 8 years’ experiences in business valuation, including company valuation, merger consideration allocation, intangible assets, and financial instrument appraisals, as well as modelling and review work for different industries and clients advise on valuations for purposes such as mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, transactional, litigation use and internal reference.



  • This event is  for candidates who have registered for the Level III exam only. 
  • The email confirmation will be sent to registrants upon successful online registration
  • Event reminders will be sent out 1 day and 1 hour before the event. If you did not receive the email confirmation and reminder, it is the delegate’s responsibility to contact CFA Society Hong Kong to confirm their place. 
  • Please arrive at the venue 5 minutes in advance of the session start time. The event will start promptly at 7:00 PM.
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  • Should there be any changes to the event dates and other arrangements, we will notify participants via email or phone. Notices will also be posted on the Society’s website. Please stay tuned for further announcements.  
  • The Society reserves the right to change the format, date or speakers of the event due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice. 
  • In case of dispute, the Society reserves the right of final decision, and no further correspondence will be entertained.  
  • Enquiry: / +852 2521 2543

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2024-07-17 @ 07:00 PM to
08:15 PM

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