The vertical integration of our practices in Hong Kong and in China creates a business model which offers seamless service support, up-to-date market intelligence, and shared resources such as staff training, professional exchange and references. In addition to unique benefits of this strategic alliance, FTO's presence in China enables our clients to recognize the unparalleled value we are able to deliver for their businesses.
Our staff members are committed to the industry's Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics as an integral part in performing their daily duties. We adhere to anti-money laundering practices and conduct thorough due diligence as a protocol to our professionalism. As a team, we are relentless in our effort to improve the standard of practice and service quality through vigorous training and staff development.
In Hong Kong, our team is made up of members of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), CPA Australia and the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries (HKICS). In China, we possess various professional permits such as the Valuation License for Securities Assignments, Audit License for Large State Owned Enterprise (SOE) and Audit License for Financial Organization, among others. We are also authorized to handle Audit Securities Assignments.
With outstanding international expertise and deep knowledge of the local market, FTO is well positioned to provide the cross-cultural platform for Chinese businesses, international investors and capital markets of the world to meet.
Today, we are committed to serving a broad base of distinguished clientele such as companies listed on Hong Kong and overseas stock exchange, and other cross-borders businesses.