AI Magazine Issue 1 2017

46 Acquisition International - January 2017 Falcon Certified Public Accountants Ltd., registered with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, specialises in providing audit, tax and corporate advisory services to a wide range of clients. Founder Gilbert Loke talks us through the firm and its commitment to offering the most innovative services possible in order to support clients and meet their ever-changing needs. stablished in 2009, Falcon is a cross border financial specialist, supporting clients looking to incorporate companies in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Thailand and other offshore jurisdictions covering Belize, Seychelles, Samoa, Marshalls Islands, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bermuda. Gilbert discusses the firm’s service offering in more detail, outlining the breadth of Falcon’s knowledge and expertise. “Here at Falcon, we provide a wide range of services particularly in cross border jurisdictions, acting as company secretary taking care of all the statutory matters for clients, assisting clients on their book-keeping and management accounting activities, assisting our clients on tax planning and compliance including application for offshore profits tax exemption in Hong Kong. “In addition, we also offer audit assurance, and providing cross border listing on the U.S OTC Markets, NASDAQ, NYSE, as well as in Hong Kong and Australia. We also provide specialised services which are not normally provided by small to medium sized accounting firms - and these cover family offices where we assist our clients to strategically planning and protecting their legacies for multi- generations by setting up trusts or foundations - developing financial and wealth planning for Falcon Certified Public Accountants - Soaring Above the Competition E their hard-earned wealth to ensure growth and capital appreciation, asset management and fund management services. Fundamentally, we are committed to offering a bespoke service tailored to our clients’ individual needs, whilst at the same time remaining independent so that we can ensure they receive the most relevant support and advice.” Alongside his work at Falcon, Gilbert is qualified with Hacker Young, Chartered Accountants, from London, and has over 35 years of accounting, auditing, tax planning, asset protection, and cross border IPO listing experience. To enhance his contribution to the financial market Gilbert, in partnership with Co-Founder Mr. CK Lee, a qualified accountant with ACCA, also founded Greenpro Capital Corp. a company listed in OTC Markets, and its subsidiaries and related companies, Greenpro Venture Capital Ltd, Greenpro Trust Limited, Greenpro Family Office Limited and its fund unit, Greenpro Asia Strategic Fund, to provide effective financial solutions for clients. As such Gilbert has a unique vantage from which to assess the global financial market. He provides us with an absorbing overview of how the latest developments in the market and how his firm is constantly adapting in order to remain at the forefront of innovation. “In our opinion, accounting firms adopting and practising the traditional accounting models are finding it more challenging to sustain especially in the fast-changing environment, with high-technology, talented people, big data and innovative speed all changing the way we do business, let alone the changing banking operation, due to demanding requirements such as FATCA, CRS, KYC, AML, etc., making it more and more challenging for many accounting and secretarial firms in Hong Kong to Company: Falcon Certified Public Accountants Limited Name: Gilbert Loke Email: Web: Address: 2201, 22/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong “Fundamentally, we are committed to offering a bespoke service tailored to our clients’ individual needs.” 1612AI28