Embracing the Digital Asset Era: Insights and Opportunities for Hong Kong’s Financial Landscape in the Wake of Spot Bitcoin ETF Launch

Embracing the Digital Asset Era: Insights and Opportunities for Hong Kong’s Financial Landscape in the Wake of Spot Bitcoin ETF Launch

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Event Details:
Date: 28 May 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (reception starts at 6:00 PM)
Venue: HashKey Office, 14/F, Three Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

Join us for an insightful evening as we delve into the exciting world of digital assets and explore the transformative potential they hold for Hong Kong’s financial landscape. Co-organized with HashKey, Hong Kong’s largest compliant digital asset exchange, this seminar brings together industry experts and thought leaders to shed light on the latest developments and opportunities in this rapidly evolving space.

The recent launch of digital currency ETFs in Hong Kong as well as the Bitcoin halving has ignited a surge of interest among financial institutions and professionals eager to understand the value and applications of these innovative assets. As a pioneer in the field, HashKey is committed to contributing its expertise to educate the market and empower participants with the knowledge needed to navigate this new frontier.

Headlining the event is Mr. Henrique Centieiro, Lead Analyst of HashKey Capital. With his industry-leading experience and deep understanding of digital assets, Henrique will share his invaluable insights on blockchain technology, its practical applications, and the market landscape. Attendees will gain a comprehensive overview of the digital asset ecosystem and the key drivers shaping its future.

The seminar will cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • An overview of digital assets and their market landscape: Gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of digital assets and understand the current state of the market.
  • The fundamentals of blockchain technology and its potential applications: Discover the underlying technology powering digital assets and explore its transformative potential across various industries.
  • The significance of digital currency ETFs in Hong Kong and their impact on the financial industry: Learn about the groundbreaking launch of digital currency ETFs in Hong Kong and how they are reshaping the financial landscape.
  • Opportunities and challenges for financial institutions in embracing digital assets: Identify the key opportunities and challenges that financial institutions face as they navigate the digital asset space and learn strategies for successful adoption.
  • Regulatory developments and compliance considerations for digital asset investments: Stay informed about the latest regulatory developments and understand the compliance requirements for investing in digital assets.

This seminar is a must-attend event for CFA members, financial professionals, institutional investors, and anyone seeking to stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving world of digital assets. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn from industry experts, network with like-minded individuals, and position yourself at the forefront of this transformative technology. Don’t miss out on this engaging and informative evening!

Language: English

(Light refreshments will be served at the event.)

Please submit any questions that you would like to be covered in the event via this ONLINE FORM. We will try our best to incorporate them into the event discussions.

About the Speakers

Jessie Huang
Head of Institutional Sales, RO, MIC-KBL
HashKey Group

Jessie leads the Institutional Sales team at Hashkey Group, Hong Kong’s second SFC-licensed virtual asset exchange. She used to work in OSL, the first SFC-licensed virtual asset exchange in Hong Kong, and has been investing in virtual assets since 2016. She also has over 15 years of traditional finance industry experience in Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Guotai Junan Securities, and Piper Jaffray.

David Ching, CFA (moderator)
Strategic Investment & Partnership Director
Animoca Brands
(also Executive Director of CFA Society Hong Kong)

David is currently a Strategic Investment & Partnership Director at Animoca Brands, bringing over 15 years of experience investing and driving innovation in Web3, AI, GameFi, decentralized physical infrastructure networks (DePIN), real world assets (RWA), and energy transition. He has a proven track record of success in investment, having served as Chief China Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Macquarie, and Polymer Capital. He has been recognized as the Best Analyst in the Institutional Investor All-Asia Research Poll and the Best Stock Picker by Starmine.

David chairs the Web3 and FinTech Sub-committee and the Candidate Services Committee at CFA Society Hong Kong. He was also the President of the Oxford & Cambridge Society of Hong Kong from 2021 to 2022. He is a first-class honours graduate from the University of Oxford with full scholarship, where he majored in Engineering, Economics and Management. He is a CFA charterholder and a CIMA-qualified accountant.


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Date And Time

2024-05-28 @ 06:30 PM to
08:00 PM

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