ECOVIS Beijing – Seminar on the annual audit in the German Centre

On the 4th of January 2015, ECOVIS Beijing, represented by its partners Mrs. Grace Shi and Mr. Richard Hoffmann, was glad to explain the annual audit at a fully booked seminar.

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Mrs. Grace Shi and Mr. Richard Hoffmann explaining the basics

The seminar dealt with the 2015 annual audit and other documents mandatory for your business here in China. Attendees left with an in-depth knowledge about what they need to do so as to stay compliant this year.

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Mrs. Grace Shi discussing common pitfalls and problems that occur to SMEs

Aside from explaining the accounting and auditing requirements, Mrs. Grace Shi and Richard Hoffman shared personal experiences gained in the years of consulting in China. Common mistakes and issues that often come up for SMEs were explained, most of the problems arising from a lack of internal control. In the end, attendees left with a good impression on how they can improve their processes to assure compliance.

If you have any questions on the annual audit and compliance issues, please feel free to contact us at +86 10-65616609!


 Richard2017 150x225   Richard Hoffmann

Richard Hoffmann is a partner at ECOVIS Beijing China. Richard obtained an honors degree in law and worked in Germany, the United States, and China for various prestigious law firms prior to joining ECOVIS. In addition to being a member of the board of ECOVIS International, he is Supervisor for the China business of a respected German company and shares his extensive knowledge to students by teaching commercial law in China at SRH Hochschule Heidelberg. He has published more than fifty articles in international magazines, frequently speaks at high profile events in China and abroad and is often invited as a legal expert by international TV stations. Contact:


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