CCI FRANCE CHINE, along with French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (FCCS) and French Chamber in Hong Kong, held an APAC #CFO Club session on November 19th. The #French Chambers gathered to #share about “Where to #implement H.Q. : Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong?” The session was opened with an introduction of the French #Chambers in #HongKong, #China (Shanghai & Beijing) and #Singapore, and followed by presentations from Alain Lecouedic, Partner and Vice President of Roland Berger (Hong Kong), Edvard Rinck, Tax Partner at EY (Shanghai and Beijing), Pierre


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