Crypto, also known as crypto-currency, is any form of currency that exists digitally or virtually and uses cryptography to secure transactions. This seminar will outline the Hong Kong market of crypto and discuss the crypto regulatory landscape and the approaches taken by authorities in Hong Kong.
About the Speakers:
Mr. Henry Yu, Founder and Principal Partner, L & Y Law Office in association with Henry Yu & Associates
Mr. Yu Pui Hang is the founder and the principal partner of L & Y Law Office and Henry Yu & Associates. His areas of expertise include blockchain, commercial law, corporate and commercial transactions and foreign and cross-border investments. Mr. Yu is a member of the Innotech Committee (formerly known as the Technology Committee) of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and has also been appointed as the honorary legal adviser to the Hong Kong Federation of Invention and Innovation, the honorary legal adviser to the Hong Kong International Blockchain and Financial Association, the honorary legal adviser to the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia, the honorary legal adviser to the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong and the honorary legal adviser to the TechFin (GHM Greater Bay Area) Association. From time to time, Mr. Yu represents the Bitcoin community at meetings with Legislative Council members, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau.
Mr. Gilbert Ng, Consultant, L & Y Law Office in association with Henry Yu & Associates
Mr. Gilbert Ng is one of the few Hong Kong qualified lawyers who has been devoted 100% in fintech, block chain and digital asset industry. He was the Legal Counsel of the two largest digital asset exchanges by volume. As an all-rounded lawyer in fintech and digital asset industry, he advises on digital asset’s regulatory and compliance issues, digital asset license applications, merger and acquisitions, government relations and all other legal and compliance works in the industry. He is also experienced in merger and acquisitions of digital asset projects and companies as well as dealing with regulators and enforcement agencies in different jurisdictions.
Mr. Wallace Chan, Associate, L & Y Law Office in association with Henry Yu & Associates
Mr. Wallace Chan obtained his JD and PCLL from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Wallace focuses on corporate and commercial matters. He has extensive experience in various corporate and commercial matters including M&A, IPO and other transactional matters. He has also advised Hong Kong public listed companies on matters relating to compliance with the listing rules and other Hong Kong laws and regulations.
The Law Society of Hong Kong has awarded this seminar 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point.
All CUHK LAW Alumni are welcome. Register here by 27 June 2022 to attend the seminar.