Event Details

AMCHAM's Investment & Taxation Committee invites AMCHAM members to a special breakfast talk on Tuesday,December 4 from 9.00am to 10.30am focusing on the contents of the Finance Bill 2019, which was tabled in Parliament on Monday 19 November. National Instruments have very kindly agreed to host this event at their facility so that members in the Bayan Lepas area can join the event with minimal travel time.


The Finance Bill is the legislative instrument used to implement the announcements made in the "Budget 2019" speech made by Minister of Finance Y.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng in Parliament on Friday 02 November. The Bill contains more details and implementation instructions than were announced in the Speech, therefore we have requested experts from AMCHAM's Investment & Taxation Committee to help guide our members through the contents of the Bill and its implications for your business.


The PENANG edition of this talk is being led by AMCHAM members Deloitte and Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill (LHAG). A light breakfast with coffee/tea will be served.


Please note that the registration form contains a mandatory field requesting your Passport / IC Number as well as vehicle registration number if parking is required. This information will be shared with our hosts, National Instruments to comply with security protocol. Please note that parking will not be available unless you have provided a vehicle registration number in the registration form.


For any questions about this event, please contact Lewis Walmesley-Browne, Public Affairs Manager at lewis@amcham.com.my

Agenda

8:30 AM - 9 AM
Registration Opens
9 AM - 9:45 AM
Presentation: Details of Finance Bill 2019
Corporate Tax & Indirect Taxes
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Open Q&A
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM
Thank You and End of Session

Speakers

  • S. Saravana Kumar (Partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill)

    S. Saravana Kumar

    Partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

    Committed, sound in knowledge, amiable and always well-prepared, Saravana has appeared in benchmark litigations with a sizeable volume of wins in tax disputes. Praised for his ability to “think outside the box” and “innovative approach” in interpreting the law, Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 acknowledged Saravana for being “dynamic, efficient and helpful”. Meanwhile, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 commented that clients have remarked, “His tax knowledge is very in-depth and he is fast at responding.” He was recently recognised as one of Asia's leading lawyers in asialaw Profiles 2019 and named one of the 40 top lawyers under 40 years old in Asia by the Asian Legal Business.

    Saravana is an Adjunct Professor with Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) and chairs the Taxation Section of LAWASIA.

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  • Lan Kheng Ng (Executive Director of Deloitte Tax Services Sdn Bhd)

    Lan Kheng Ng

    Executive Director of Deloitte Tax Services Sdn Bhd

    Lan Kheng has over 25 years of experience in taxation in Australia and Malaysia. She has provided advisory and consultancy on direct and indirect taxes including GST and SST implementation, transfer pricing, tax investigation and tax due diligence services to a wide spectrum of multinational and local corporations. She has also advised on individual tax planning and compliance matters as well as immigration solutions for international employees.

    Outside the firm, Lan Kheng has close working relationships with various industry associations such as Northern Corridor Supply Chain Cluster, The Free Industrial Zones Penang Companies’ Association and the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce.

    Lan Kheng holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Melbourne. She is a fellow member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a chartered accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a certified practising member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    (MICPA) and also a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). She also holds tax agent licence under the Income Tax Act 1967.

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Tickets

AMCHAM Member

Staff of member company who is registered at AMCHAM as a representative of the organization.

Member Price RM 50
AMCHAM Member Company

Staff of member company who is not registered at AMCHAM as a representative of the organization.

Standard Price RM 55