At the beginning of 2015, international oil prices fell dramatically, retailers dismal exit one after another, Canadian dollar continued to depreciate, and housing prices continues to heat up and etc, all these sour messages have cast a gloom over Canada’s Economy. Under the current economy environment, how companies should prepare for the taxation planning to deal with fluctuations in economy? Ms. Judy Lin, Partner, Tax Services of Grant Thornton LLP will share with us about tax updates and financial planning for companies. We also invited Ms. Christy Chen, Vice President and Senior Economist from BMO Capital Markets, and she will share with us her analyzes and forecasts of Canada’s Economic Outlook.
Who Should Attend?
- CCCC (ON) Members
- Managers in Finance
- Who is interested in investing in Canada
Judy Lin，CPA, CGA
Partner, Tax Services of Grant Thornton LLP
Judy is the leader of the China Services Group and a tax partner of Grant Thornton LLP in Canada. She has practiced in Canadian and international taxation in Canada since 2001, giving her in-depth expertise in this area. Over her 14 years of tax practices in leading accounting firms in Canada, she has taken the lead roles in structuring business transactions and deals for private and public companies on corporate income tax planning, corporate reorganization, mergers and acquisitions and cross-border tax matters, allowing her clients to achieve their business objectives in a tax efficient manner. Judy assists clients in real estate, mining, green energy and professional services industries by staying abreast of the legislative changes impacting their businesses. She helps her clients navigate through complicate domestic and international tax implications in very practical manners and offers results-oriented solutions. Judy is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian-Chinese Professional Accountants Association (“CCPAA”). She acts in a leadership role and is actively involved in organizing many CCPAA conferences and seminars to promote professionalism in the Chinese business community and facilitates the business investment activities between Canada and China.
Christy Chen, PhD CFA FRM
Vice President and Senior Economist
Christy is an economist on the Economics Research team. She analyzes and forecasts a variety of commodities and Canadian industries. Christy also contributes to BMO Nesbitt Burns’ monthly publication The Goods and other industry publications.
Prior to her role as an economist, Christy worked with BMO’s Risk Management group where she developed econometric models to control the credit risk in bank’s portfolios. Prior to working on Bay Street, she also taught economics courses at the undergraduate level at the University of Toronto and the University of Victoria.
Christy earned a PhD in Economics from the University of Victoria, a Bachelor in Finance and Economics, and an Associate Degree in Computer Science from Sun Yat-Sen University in China. She also holds Charted Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager designation.
Fee：CCCC members Free ，Non-members: CA$40.00/person.