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January 18, 2023

As we begin a new year, it’s often a time to reflect. We ask ourselves; What have we learned? What were our greatest achievements and biggest challenges? How would we approach something differently?

Our global monthly newsletter AGN INSIDER handpicks recent content to ensure you don’t miss out on what’s happening. Stay connected to help us guide, grow and develop your firm!


Unlocking Your Firm’s Power to Recruit Quality Staff


Accounting & Metaverse – by Futurist Dimitri Dimitriadis


The New Foreign-sourced Income Exemption Regime in Hong Kong

We are thrilled to share that AGN North America Firm Lanigan Ryan announced three promotions to Senior Accountants. Click here to read the press release.

Recruitment and talent retention remains a global challenge. We launched a Global Business Voice early last year to help members recruit the high-quality staff they need to fulfil their existing commitments and growth opportunities. 

Explore recruitment best practices to strengthen your employer brand and discover marketing techniques to generate new applications.


At the AGN 2022 World Congress in Athens, Futurist keynote speaker Dimitri Dimitriadis presented an insightful talk and interactive session, which inspired delegates. 

In this article, Dimitri summarises his session “Future is a human invention – Future Mindset and how to futureproof,” explaining the potential of the Metaverse for accounting professionals.

When is a good time to pilot the Metaverse? What are the benefits? And what can accounting professionals do to unleash their creativity in this new medium?


In a major change to Hong Kong’s tax regime, Hong Kong companies without substantial economic activities will need to pay tax on their passive income from 1st January 2023.

Helen NA Wong: Tax Advisory Manager at Fiducia, explains the new tax regime in a 1:16-minute video. How does this impact you and your clients? Do you qualify for an exemption? Click on the image above to get the answers.
Don’t get caught out in tax avoidance. Read the article, and please get in touch with Helen if you want more information.


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