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“Overcoming Challenges to Financial Innovation in Hong Kong” Seminar

2015-04-17

Date: 5 May 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm (Registration starts at 6.30pm)
Venue: KPMG, 23/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
Language: English
Event details: bit.ly/fintechtalk

Organiser:       Office of the Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)

Co-organiser:  Office of the Hon Kenneth Leung, Legislative Councillor (Accountancy)

Supporting organisations:     StartupsHK, Internet Society Hong Kong, FinTech.HK, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

Venue sponsor:      KPMG

Supporting media: Computerworld HK, Fintech Innovation

Opening Remarks:
Mr Andrew Wong, Permanent Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Financial Services), Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, HKSAR Government
Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)
Hon Kenneth Leung, Legislative Councillor (Accountancy)

Presentations:
Ms. Emmanuelle Norchet, General Manager, Investable (Crowdfunding: trends and regulatory landscape)
Mr. Simon Loong, Founder and CEO, WeLab Limited (Online lending: potentials and hurdles)
Mr. Aurelien Menant, Founder and CEO, Gatecoin (Bitcoin in Hong Kong: What lies ahead?)

Panelists
Mr. Egidio Zarrella, Clients and Innovation Partner, KPMG
Prof. Douglas Arner, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Janos Barberis, Founder, FinTech.hk
Mr Saeed Hassan, Managing Partner, Grow Advisors

Moderator: Prof. TAM Kar-yan, HK University of Science and Technology

Office Of Hon. Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)