RIFO uses prop technology as the core driving force to innovate the traditional real estate sales business in a disruptive business model. By enhancing the efficiency of the industrial chain, it provides home-centered products. RIFO has teamed up with more than 20 outstanding strategic partners in the fields of capital, technology, real estate transactions, settlement services, and real estate finance.
Taking "Let everyone have a house and a home" as the corporate vision, we are committed to building RIFO into the world's largest real estate settlement ecological mobile trading platform.
On November 17, 2019, RIFO Holding Group and its strategic partners held its RIFO Awards & Dinner Gala at the Hilton Hotel. The glittering soiree marked a successful start to a Festive Winter Holiday season. Thousands of guests flocked together to participate in this elegant grand affair, which is hosted annually to create networking opportunities and promote cooperation between business partners, brokers and clients, as well as to reward the hard work of all real estate and financial sector contributors to the great milestones achieved in 2019. The fete was attended by representatives of RIFO Holding Group Board of Directors, Queen Financial Group, BEE Finance, major banks, as well as property developers and media outlets. The famed “RIFO Luxury Housing Fair” attracted countless spectators who enjoyed fiery dancing and opera singing performances, lucky draws, luxury cars show, and professional insights covering the real estate financing industry.
Sources: “融合梦想，赢在未来” RIFO 2019 颁奖盛宴圆满举行" by EasyMedia Canada; Dushi Singtao Media; CROC Media
Interview with China-Canada Business Times magazine: "Robert Fotheringham: Immigrants are Brave " [方伯翰: 移民的勇气可嘉——多伦多证券交易集团股票交易部高级副总裁专访]
“Immigrants are brave,” says Robert Fotheringham. “They are entrepreneurial, bold, enthusiastic, and not afraid to take risks.” Fotheringham should know. His parents were immigrants to Canada from Scotland."
Read a full article punished by the China Canada Business Times Magazine : http://ccbtimes.com
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Hong Kong Tourism Board in Canada is anticipating of a lucky Year of the Dog with the launch of a new Hong Kong - Canada travel marketing campaign and other initiatives.
On February 22, the HKTB was joined by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) for its annual Chinese New Year reception, held this year at Soho's Luckee by Susur Lee in downtown Toronto. The event included an appearance by the celebrity chef himself, who prepared a dish with a little help from the HKTB’s Canadian Director Michael Lim and HKETO Director Kathy Chan.
In her welcoming remarks, Director Kathy Chan, updated guests on the economic performance of Hong Kong in 2017 and stressed that the city continued to prosper under the “one country, two systems” principle. "Hong Kong has been crowned as the world’s freest economy for 24 consecutive years by the United States' Heritage Foundation. We also continued to top the Fraser Institute’s World Economic Freedom Index every year since its first report in 1995," Miss Chan said.
Miss Chan highlighted that Hong Kong is working to introduce a two-tier profits tax system, which will enhance Hong Kong’s attractiveness as a premier place to do business. Specifically, the corporate profits tax rate for the first HK$2 million profits (around CAD$300,000) will be halved from 16.5% to 8.25% and Hong Kong aims to implement this new tax rate within 2018.
More than 3,000 financial policymakers, financial elites and business leaders attended the two-day 11th Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong.
AFF 2018 was held under the theme "Steering Growth and Pioneering Innovation: Asia and Beyond," which examined the latest economic trends, industries with the greatest growth potential and investment opportunities presented by technology and innovation. More than 670 one-on-one meetings were arranged during the AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session, to help participants explore business and investment opportunities.
July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China and and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Business Association hosted a Gala Dinner at the Fairmont Royal York to celebrate the occasion. Over 200 distinguished guests attended the event and enjoyed the festivities. HK20 Gala Dinner Toronto
Since its return to China, the principles of "one country, two systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong" and a high degree of autonomy have been successfully implemented in Hong Kong. The 20th anniversary of the return to China is a significant milestone in the history of the Hong Kong. To share the joy of the 20th anniversary with the whole community, Hong Kong has joined hands with different sectors to organize a wide variety of celebrations under the theme of "Together • Progress • Opportunity" which speaks about their vision of tomorrow.
Robert M. Fotheringham was appointed First Vice President of the HKCBA, GTA Chapter. Robert has served on the Board of Directors of Hong Kong Canada Business Association since October 22, 2015.
The Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (HKCBA), one of the largest bi-lateral trade association in Canada, has more than 1,000 members in 8 active Sections in major cities (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax - and Representatives in Hong Kong, Regina Saskatchewan and London Ontario – together with strong dynamic connections to 33 similar trade groups in 24 countries around the world through the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW).
HKCBA exists to encourage two-way trade between Canada and Hong Kong, and through Hong Kong to the rest of China and Asia, and to provide a forum for discussion of trade issues involving Hong Kong and Canada, and to promote policies - by both governments - that will lead to expanded trade and closer ties between the two. It does this by sponsoring meetings and professional presentations on topics of interest, leading trade delegations, and by organizing cultural exchanges.
Hong Kong hosted the inaugural Belt and Road Summit on 18 May to explore business opportunities presented to the world by the Belt and Road Initiative. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, more than 20 senior government ministers from countries located along the Belt and Road routes as well as business leaders from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, ASEAN, Europe and other regions spoke at the summit, sharing insights from a wide range of perspectives. The high-level event welcomed more than 2,400 participants, including investors, project owners and services professionals.
CCC Imperial Ball 2013 "Panda Magic" Raising Funds to Build a Heritage Hall at Chinese Cultural Centre
The co-chairs of the Imperial Ball 2013 – Panda Magic: Mr Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President of the Toronto Stock Exchange; Mr John Man, Advisor of Asian Commercial Banking at RBC Royal Bank; and Miss Gloria Lo, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto; and Dr Ming-Tat Cheung, Chair of the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto at the Imperial Ball 2013.
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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto:
Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President of Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Group, delivers the opening remarks at the opening ceremony at the 2012 Global Resource Investment Conference in Shenzhen
Organized by NAI Interactive Ltd. and Market Edge Media Inc., the 2nd annual Global Resource Investment Conference (GRIC) was held on December 11th and 12th in Shenzhen, China.
The conference attracted over 450 industrial, institutional, and high-net-worth individual investors from 24 locations such as mainland of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Canada, and Australia.
Mr. Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President of Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange gave the opening remarks at the opening ceremony on the first day of the conference.
Robert M. Fotheringham delivers a Keynote Address at the 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Hainan, Chengmai
和讯网消息 2012年APEC中小企业峰会于12月8日-10日在海南澄迈召开，本届峰会的主题锁定“突破之路”，和讯网全程报道。图为加拿大多伦多证券交易所执行副总裁Robert Fotheringham.
2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation SME Summit
Robert Fotheringham speaking at the Imperial Ball "Bauhinia Night", organized by the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto and the Hong Kong - Canada Business Association
Robert Fotheringham and Gloria Lo, Director, Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, chosen to co-chair the annual Imperial Ball organized by Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto [ “2012年华讌-洋紫荆之夜”]
Toronto Online Chinese Community
『华讌 — 洋紫荆之夜』为文化中心筹建华人历史纪念堂
dushi.ca/source: SingTao Daily
华讌筹善款建华史堂 料600人出席 贺香港回归 熊猫将抵多
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto
Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Trading, delivers welcome remarks at the TMX Beijing Representative Office opening ceremony.
Toronto Stock Exchange established first Representative Office in Asia, Beijing with Canadian Chamber of Finance:
11月14日，多伦多证券交易所在亚洲设立的首家代表处——北京代表处开业庆典在北京CBD国贸大酒店举行，中国证监会副主席姚刚、中国银联董事长苏宁、中国证监会国际合作部巡视员谢世坤、朝阳区常务副区长吴桂英、国家外汇管理局综合司副司长、朝阳区区长助理李瑶、区金融办主任常树奇，加拿大财政部长Jim Flaherty、加拿大驻华大使马大维、多伦多证券交易所高级副总裁Robert Fotheringham等共同出席.
Beijing CBD Chamber of Finance