Committee Meetings: October
On October 25, the committee met at AMCHAM’S Citi Boardroom to hear Jonathan Blaine, a senior tax consultant at Withers LLP ( Singapore) specializing in U. S. and international taxation for the SE Asian and Japan markets, speak about the economic policies of the two U. S. Presidential candidates. Pictured are the speaker ( 2nd from right), with Peggy Creveling ( 2nd from left), Jim Yarbrough ( 1st from left) and Mark Wolf ( 1st from right).
Joint SME and Tax
On October 26, the committees met at Mexicano Restaurante in the Rembrandt Hotel to hear a presentation by John Andes of KPMG; Jonathan Blaine of Withers LLP; Christopher Karachale of Hanson Bridgett LLP; and Ray Leung of Leung, Louie, Ip & Co LLP talk about tax planning for business exit. Pictured are the speakers ( holding gifts) and meeting attendees.
Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR)
On October 27, the committee met in AMCHAM’S Citi Boardroom to hear about CSR Best Practices by Microsoft from Desarack Teso, Director - Corporate, External & Legal Affairs, Microsoft Thailand and Supahrat Juramongkol, Microsoft Philanthropies, Microsoft Thailand. Pictured are the speakers and committee leader John Dasilva ( center) with meeting attendees.