ACT Partners’ Alliance Ranked in Top Three Accounting Alliances Globally

ACT Partners, Malaysia (November 28, 2014) – For the third consecutive year, Accountancy Age Magazine, has recognized ACT Partners’ alliance, The TAG Alliances™ as one of the top three accounting alliances in the world. The rankings, which are based on the collective revenues of the member firms, include 20 associations and alliances.

In addition to being one of the largest alliances in the world, The TAG Alliances also distinguishes itself as one of the few multidisciplinary alliances for accountants. Composed of TIAG® (The International Accounting Group), an alliance of independent accounting firms and TAGLaw®, an alliance of independent law firms, The TAG Alliances serve the full business needs of its members’ clients.“To be recognized again as one of the largest alliances in the world is a tribute to the growth and success of our more than 260 member firms,” said Bob Sattin, President of The TAG Alliances. “Recognition from a publication as well known and well respected as Accountancy Age also shows our members and their clients, the global and professional reach their accountants have when they need to do business in other parts of the world.”

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TIAG International Conference in Hong Kong

ACT Partners Attends TIAG International Conference in Hong Kong

ACT Partners recently attended TIAG’s 31st international conference in Hong Kong. The conference, which took place on October 20th. through 22nd. 2014, provided TIAG® members with the opportunity to strengthen the relationships they create within the alliance of more than 115 accounting firms from around the world.

“It was an insightful conference and a pleasure meeting so many international members – Angeline”

In addition to various networking opportunities and group breakout sessions, TIAG members attended a variety of informative and educational sessions aimed at firm and practice development. Also in attendance at the conference were members of TIAG’s affiliate alliances, TAGLaw® and TAG-SP™. All three alliances are collectively known as the TAG Alliances™.

Our Managing Partner, Angeline Chew was pleased to participate as a panelist in the session “Navigating the Brave New World of Equity Capital Formation: ‘Hot Issues’ Worldwide IPO markets; Crowdfunding; Microlending; ‘Simplified’ Public Offerings”hk-crowdfunding to share her knowledge of the topic and the region. Other sessions and speakers at the conference included:


  • “China and International Trade: What’s Ahead” Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands®: A Guide to Understanding Cultural Differences Around the World” Terri Morrison, Best-Selling Author of Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands®
  • “Doing Business in Asia: Spotlight on the Philippines” Edgardo Balois; Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako Law Offices (Philippines – TAGLaw)
  • “Can Professional Service Firms Survive in the 21st Century?” Howard Wilkinson, TIAG Advisory Board Member and Former Senior Partner of Mercer & Hole (London, England – TIAG)
  • “What You Need to Know: Taxation Issues in China” Russell Brown, Lehman Brown (Beijing & Shanghai, China – TIAG) and Peter Chen, Zhong Lun Law Firm (Shanghai, China – TAGLaw)


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About TIAG and The TAG Alliances

The TAG Alliances comprise three groups: TIAG (The International Accounting Group), TAGLaw and TAG-SP. TIAG is an international alliance of high quality, independent accounting firms. TAGLaw is a similar alliance of independent law firms, and TAG-SP is a complementary association of strategic business partners. Collectively, the TAG Alliances provide accounting, legal, financial and business support services on a worldwide scale. With approximately 15,500 professionals in 260 member firms, and 530 offices in over 90 countries, The TAG Alliances serve tens of thousands of clients from all industry and commercial sectors.


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