Resumption of CPD workshops and sports and recreation events

After having assessed the COVID-19 situation and our hygiene and cleaning practices, we are pleased to announce that both continuing professional development (CPD) workshops and sports and recreation events with a maximum of 30 participants will be gradually resumed with immediate effect.


We will closely monitor the situation to determine when it is appropriate to resume other events.


For the latest updates from the Institute please visit the COVID-19 – CPA Information Centre.

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Members' Handbook

icon_content_volume icon_content_volume VOLUMES

Volume I

Professional Accountants Ordinance & By-laws, Professional Ethics & Conduct

Volume II

Financial Reporting Standards

Volume III

Auditing and Assurance Standards


  • 22 October 2020
    Update No 248
  • 19 October 2020
    Update No 247
  • 23 September 2020
    Update No 246
  • 31 August 2020
    Update No 245
  • 19 August 2020
    Update No 244
  • 14 August 2020
    Update No 243
  • 27 July 2020
    Update No 242
  • 23 July 2020
    Update No 241
  • 29 June 2020
    Update No 240
  • 04 June 2020
    Update No 239
  • 29 May 2020
    Update No 238
  • 31 March 2020
    Update No 237
  • 30 March 2020
    Update No 236
  • 16 December 2019
    Update No 235
  • 11 November 2019
    Update No 234
  • 23 October 2019
    Update No 233

Salient Features

  • Published in A4 size;
  • Electronic and Paper-based Handbook now have identical formats;
  • Free public access#to the electronic Handbook available; and
  • Paper-based Handbook available by subscription.

#Restricted to website visitors in Hong Kong only


Members' Handbook Subscription

Institute members can access the electronic version of the Members’ Handbook at no additional charge. Non-members and students residing in Hong Kong can access by becoming our subscribers* through completing the subscription form below:  

Subscription order form

The hard copy version of the Members’ handbook (consisting of a foundation set and/updates) is available to Institute members and non-members by subscription only.

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Feedback and Assistance

We welcome your comments and feedback on the new Handbook. Comments and suggestions on the new Handbook should be addressed to Standard Setting Department by email:


Any requests for IT related assistance regarding the new Handbook should be addressed to IT Section by email: