The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) faculty of law has invited Professor Adrian Sawyer of the University of Canterbury (below) to speak at the "Hong Kong's Developing Double Tax Agreement (DTA) Regime: A case study of the HKSAR-New Zealand DTA" seminar. A DTA was mapped out between Hong Kong and New Zealand at the end of 2010 and Sawyer will review this agreement and advise on negotiating DTAs in both jurisdictions. September 1, 1-2pm. Room 303, 3/F T.T. Tsui Building, HKU. Register online at bit.ly/pOiZHg  or e-mail Flora Leung at email@example.com  to reserve a seat.
Seminar on resolving conflict situations and winning deals
Solid negotiation skills are key to everyday business interactions. Fast-track your career and join the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Hong Kong's "20 Tips - Better Negotiation for Marketers" seminar to gain a stronger footing in business negotiations. August 30, 7pm-9.15pm. Hong Kong College of Technology, 412 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay. HK$250 for non-members, with discount rates for CIM members. 2 CPD hours. For details, visit bit.ly/q9WrN1 .
Training on financial advising
Banking and finance professionals who would like to expand their knowledge of financial advising, portfolio management and customer relationship management should not miss the Hong Kong Securities Institute's "Market Practices and Protecting the Clients" course. September 1, 7pm-9.30pm. Room 2403-08, 24th Floor, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central. HK$475 for non-members, HK$365 for members. 2.5 CPT/CPD hours. Visit bit.ly/r1CJ8I  for course details.