Friday, 12 December 2014
for more photos
On 12 December the ECCT's Tax committee hosted a lunch on the topic "Are you ready for a Transfer Pricing Audit?" with speakers Lorene Chen, Tax Director, KPMG Taiwan and Rebecca Lee, Tax Associate Director, KPMG Taiwan. The guest speakers gave an overview
of the transfer pricing (TP) auditing process based on their first-hand experience of actual cases.
Friday, 12 December 2014
On 5 December, over 100 ECCT members, partners and guests started the festive season early by joining the ECCT’s Christmas Lunch. The lunch was held directly after the chamber’s AGM.
Friday, 5 December 2014
On 5 December 2014 ECCT members voted in new boards of directors and supervisors for 2015 at their 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The boards will serve a one-year term. Bernd Barkey, Managing Director of Robert Bosch Taiwan,
will serve as Chairman of the ECCT’s board of directors in 2015. Barkey was elected by the new board of directors at their first meeting following the AGM. At the AGM outgoing (2013-2014) ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo gave a report to members summarizing the
main activities and achievements made over the past year. Besides the chairman’s report, ECCT Vice Chairman Godwin Chang gave a summary of the chamber’s financials while remarks were also made by ECCT Executive Supervisor Martin Lindstrom and Head of the European
Economic and Trade Office, Frederic Laplanche.
Tuesday, 2 December 2014
On 2 December the Travel & Tourism committee hosted a lunch featuring guest speaker Joyce Goh, Regional Sales Manager, Amadeus Travel Intelligence, Amadeus GDS Singapore. In her presentation Goh shared Amadeus’
key findings from the recently-published independent study “Shaping the Future of Travel, Macro trends driving industry growth over the next decade”.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
On 25 November, the ECCT’s 2015 Position Papers were officially released. A copy of the annual publication was officially handed over to the Taiwan government represented by Dr Kuan Chung-ming, Minister of the National Development Council (NDC) at an ECCT Premium
Event Lunch. A summary of the main theme and overview were presented at the event by ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo. The theme of this year’s papers is “Shaping Taiwan’s Future: Building on Core Strengths”. The papers call on the government to use Taiwan’s considerable
strengths effectively to build a better and brighter future for Taiwan. This year’s papers include separate submissions from 23 of the ECCT’s 28 industry and support committees and raise 116 issues, 64 that were unresolved from previous years and 52 new issues.
After the lunch, the papers were presented to the media at a press conference.