Webinar: Legal and tax implications on NFTs
CPT/CE Eligibility (A Recognized CPT Provider)
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As the blockchain technology continues to evolve, the metaverse and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have emerged as the latest hype. But what are the legal and tax implications associated with these new concepts? And what are the latest developments in Mainland China in this area? CFA Society Hong Kong is delighted to have Ms Gwenda Ho and Ms Rebecca Wong, Tax Partners from PwC,and Ms Joyce Tung, Partner from Tiang & Partners*, share their insights in this webinar.
- Parties involved in NFTs and metaverse projects
- Securities and contract law issues relating to NFTs
- Potential tax considerations associated with NFT transactions
- Insights of metaverse market in Mainland China
About the Speakers
Ms Gwenda Ho
Tax Partner, PwC
Gwenda Ho is a Partner of PwC Hong Kong’s corporate tax practice, leading the technology, media and telecommunications sectors as well as the National Tax Policy Services in Hong Kong. She has over 20 years of experience in providing Hong Kong and international tax consulting and compliance services to local, regional and multinational clients. She has been actively involved in a number of tax due diligence, corporate restructuring, cross-border tax advisory, transfer pricing, tax investigations, IPO and blockchain / crypto-related projects. She has broad exposure in Asia Pacific and international taxation and frequently leads assignments involving regional and other overseas taxes.
Experienced in advising both overseas MNCs and Chinese companies on investing into Hong Kong as well as using Hong Kong as a platform for outbound investment, in the past few years Gwenda is also active in the startup community, eagerly assisting startups with their new business setups. Besides, she has been actively involved in providing comments on latest tax bills, and is a frequent public speaker on tax-related topics.
Ms Rebecca Wong
Tax Partner, PwC
Rebecca is a China tax partner of PwC China. She has been working in Hong Kong and Southern China over 20 years. She is knowledgeable in advising clients on cross-border tax and business matters.
Rebecca is familiar with China tax, foreign exchange and business regulatory issues and has extensive experiences in providing practical solutions to deal with dynamic business issues. Her expertise includes advices on tax effective structure; tax compliance assistance; M&A tax due diligence review and post-deal integration; pre-IPO restructuring advices; application of tax incentives; resolving tax disputes; repatriation of funds; cross-border e-commerce, etc. Her clients include multinational corporations and domestic companies in TMT, pharmaceutical, manufacturing , retail, logistics and education industries and private equities, etc.
Rebecca is a guest speaker in many public events and has participated in various government policy draft discussions. She is the South China Vice Chairman of CPA Australia; taxation sub-committee member of ACCA Hongkong; China tax sub-committee member of Hongkong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms Joyce Tung
Partner of Tiang & Partners
Joyce is a partner of Tiang & Partners with over 17 years of private practice corporate experience representing PRC and Hong Kong-based investors and companies in mergers and acquisitions, strategic debt, equity, convertible instrument and hybrid investments, pre-IPO investments, Hong Kong Main Board/GEM listings and post-listing compliance matters. She is also experienced in employment and incentive plans as well as fintech, crypto and digital assets related regulatory advisory projects.
Joyce previously worked for global law firm O’Melveny and has also worked in Hong Kong and Shanghai for different international law firms. She holds an LLB and PCLL from City University of Hong Kong, and a post graduate diploma in art business from The University of Manchester. She qualified as a Hong Kong Solicitor in 2005, and passed the inaugural Greater Bay Area legal professional examination in 2021.
*Tiang & Partners is an independent Hong Kong law firm with a close working relationship with PwC.
Rating General- Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.
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