Financial Services

Financial Services offers input to regulators and legislators on issues, proposals, and pending legislation, and sponsors speaker programs to increase members’ awareness of key financial issues and developments in Hong Kong, China, the region and other key markets. The goal of the committee is to support the development of Hong Kong’s financial services sector (including fintech, taxation, and insurance) and its position as an international financial center.

FinTech Working Group

The FinTech Working Group keeps the AmCham community appraised of developments within the Financial Technology space, in particular as it relates to the relationship between Hong Kong and the United States. It serves as a bridge for American entities interested in the development of FinTech in Hong Kong. The FinTech Working Group leaders include:

  • Co-Chair: Daniel Warelis, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Asia-Pacific, Refinitiv
  • Co-Chair: Jean-Remi Lopez, Director, Government Relations, APAC, Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation

AmCham 2016 FinTech Forum highlights: [Article] [Webcast]

Taxation Working Group

The Taxation Working Group deals with a wide variety of tax matters related to doing business in Hong Kong and the PRC and focuses on the US taxation aspects of doing business abroad, including individual expatriate and corporate tax issues. Taxation leaders include:

  • Co-Chair: Peter Guang Chen, Partner, Yang Chan & Jamison 勤信律師事務所, A member of Deloitte Legal
  • Co-Chair: Wade Wagatsuma, Partner, US Corporate Tax, KPMG

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Committee Chair

Rebecca Terner Lentchner

Head of Government & Regulatory Policy, Asia Pacific
Committee Vice-Chair

Michael Frank

FinTech Working Group Co- Chair
Senior Vice President
FinTech Working Group Co-Chair
Director Government Relations, APAC
Taxation Working Group Co-Chair

Peter Guang Chen

Taxation Working Group Co-Chair
Partner, US Corporate Tax