In this committee, members discuss finance and tax issues including new regulations and laws as well as currency related matters. The committee organizes closed-door roundtables and open events throughout the year.


Andreas Hunziker
Lindt & Sprüngli (China)

Roger Bischof      

Patrick Pan
Director of Tax Services



Sean Xu
Credit Suisse

Upcoming Events:


Date Topic Speaker(s)


Past Events:

Date                      Topic    Speaker(s)
Friday, August 28, 2020

[Event] CEO / CFO Dinner with the Consul General and SwissCham Shanghai

Andreas Hunziker, Board member of SwissCham Shanghai, Treasurer and co-chair of the finance / tax committee

Olivier Zehnder, Consul General of Switzerland in Shanghai

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

[Webinar] UBS: What role will the Chinese market play in the future

Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC FX/Macro UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office

Eva Lee, Head Hong Kong Equities , UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

[Event] Money repatriation for companies and individuals

Philipp Wilhelm, Associate Partner, German Assurance Desk at Ernst & Young

Wenjia Zhu, Director, Tax & Global Compliance & Reporting Services of Ernst & Young

Howard Whiteson, Senior Wealth Manager at deVere Group and Founder of Wealth Without BordersTM

Monday, April 27, 2020

[Webinar] COVID-19 Survey Analysis and Panel Discussion

Alfonso Troisi, Business Executive Officer of Greater China at Nespresso

Yves Reymond, Head of the Economic, Trade and Financial Section, at Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing

Thilo Koeppe, Managing Director North Asia of HUBER+SUHNER

Marco Bollier, Chief Commercial Officer at Geistlich Pharma China

Lily Shi, Managing Director of Hidrostal (Qingdao) Pumps Co., Ltd and Hidrostal (Qingdao) M&E Engineering Co., Ltd.

Peter Bachmann, Executive Director of SwissCham

Friday, April 24, 2020

[Webinar] China Today: Navigating the Risks, with PwC

Paul Tan, Partner at Forensic Services practice of PwC China at PwC (PriceWaterhouse Coopers)

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

[Webinar] Financial and Tax-related Relief for Businesses, with PwC and MS Advisory

Rock Wang, Partner of Tax Services at PwC

Brian Blömer, Senior Associate – Head of Corporate Services at MS Advisory

Cécilia Vermeulen, Moderator, General Manager at BenCham Shanghai

Thursday, November 14, 2019 CFO Forum – The Platform for Finance Professionals (Member ONLY) Andreas Hunziker, CFO, Lindt & Sprüngli (China)
Thursday, October 10, 2019 Getting Out: JV Restructuring and Divestments Barry Chen, Partner in Charge, InterChina
Dr. Lefan Gong Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm
Filippo Sticconi, Senior Associate, GWA Greatway Advisory
Mr. Roger Bischof, Partner, Bonnard Lawson
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Chinese Accounting Standards (CAS) and a Comparison with IAS Principles Marta Snaidero, Partner of GWA

Giada Piccinini, Senior Tax Advisor of GWA

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 Tax Digitalization: Trends, technologies and solutions for companies Feiya Zhao, Senior Manager of China Tax & Business Advisory Services, PwC

Kenneth X Liu, Senior Manager of Tax Technology, PwC

Xiaoyun Liu, Manager of China Tax & Business Advisory Services, PwC

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 How finance adapts to today’s digital transformation Andreas Hunziker, CFO of Lindt & Sprüngli (China)
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 Tax Audit and Defense for Foreign Companies Gong Liang, Tax Controversy Practice
Wednesday, January 31, 2018   New Anti-Unfair Competition Law: What has changed and how can companies comply? Mike Goldammer, Partner of Taylor Wessing

Cara Meng, Senior Associate of Taylor Wessing

Chi Chen, Partner Ernst & Young

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 Environmental Protection: How Companies Stay ahead of Regulatory and Policy Trends Olegario Monegal, President of Firmenich China

Felix Ding, Novartis

Peter Corne, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 CHINA’S NEW CYBERSECURITY LAW: MANAGING RISKS AND LEGAL ISSUE Carly Ramsey, Associate Director of Control Risks

Michael Tan, Partner of Shanghai Arbitrator SHIAC