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World Regtech Summit 2020

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About the Event

Hong Kong is a global financial powerhouse, being the regional hub to most of the world’s major international and regional banks, securities firms, insurers and asset managers; the Greater Bay Area’s financial gateway; the first home of many leading Chinese financial institutions and fintechs when they first expand outside the Mainland; and the progressive birthplace of many innovative regulated virtual banks, insurtechs and virtual asset trading platforms. Did you know that nearly half of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Fintech Supervisory Sandbox pilot trials to date related to regtech?

ACMI, together with co-organisers LITE Lab@HKU, InvestHK and the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, are building upon the success of our inaugural and inclusive World Regtech Summit that included regulators, panels comprising authors of The REGTECH Book and regtech leaders from the APAC Regtech Network, Australia and Ireland, and a targetted audience of nearly 400 registrants comprising senior representatives from compliance, AML, financial crime, and tech risk who saw 16 regtechs from around the world pitch innovative solutions. For highlights and a list of our wonderful past supporting organisations, see the video below.

This year, through our online format, we will grow our number of panels of prominent leaders to cover emerging and important areas of regulatory development, digital identity, financial institution digital transformation, digital assets, AI governance and financial crime, and give the opportunity to showcase more innovative regtech solution pitches from around the world. We will also launch our inaugural Regtech Ecosystem Map: Hong Kong and Beyond 2020. Updates will be added on our website www.worldregtechsummit.com

As with last year, attendance to WRS2020 is again free of charge. If you would like access to WRS2020 content as well as extra exclusive content and networking opportunities for 6 months after WRS2020, sign up for our Premium Pass to join our growing World Regtech Summit community!

Please note that by registering to attend WRS2020, you acknowledge and consent that your image and you may be recorded and that such recording may be reproduced for educational or marketing purposes.

Look out for updates of our agenda and speakers at www.worldregtech.com !

We look forward to having you as part of WRS2020!

Event Agenda

Time Panel Panellist
HKT 2:00 pm Global Regtech Ecosystem and Hong Kong – market, growth and directions Brian Tang, Founder, ACMI and LITE Lab@HKU and co-chair of Fintech Association of Hong Kong and WRS2020 Chairman (Chair)
Paul McSheaffrey, Partner, KPMG
Ian Loh, Project Leader, Expand Research, BCG Fintech Control Tower
Mo Harvey, Head of Financial Services & FinTech, Asia-Pacific, Enterprise Ireland
HKT 3:00 pm Financial Services Risk & Innovation Aveline San, Chief Compliance Officer, Citi APAC (Chair)
Lareina Wang, Head of Smart Banking, HSBC
Irene Lee, RegTech Compliance Lead, UBS; Co-chair of Fintech Association of Hong Kong Regtech Committee
HKT 4:00 pm Global Regulatory Innovations Benedicte Nolens, Innovation Hub Hong Kong Head, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)(chair)
Jonathan Hatch, Senior Advisor Innovation Hub ASIC
PJ Di Giammarino, Founder and CEO of JWG Group Limited
HKT 5:00 pm RegTech Solutions AMA Roundtable

November 6 (Friday)

Time Panel Panellist
HKT 2:00 pm Digital Assets & DLT Urszula McCormack, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Chair)
Nathan Simmons, Chief Compliance Officer, BC Group
Richard Wintermeyer, Executive Co-chair, GDF
Lee Schneider, General Counsel, Block.one
HKT 3:00 pm AI & Governance in Finance David Hardoon, Senior Advisor for Data and AI, Union Bank; fmr Special AI Advisor, MAS
Joy Fuyuno, Senior Regional Counsel,  Microsoft
Tim Leung, Product and Technology Director, Tencent
Amy Shih-Nash, Global Head of Analytics and Data Science, HSBC
HKT 4:00 pm Tech Against Financial Crime Douglas Arner,  Professor in Law,  University of Hong Kong (Chair)
Wendy Ennis, Head Financial Crime Compliance Mox
Scott Grob, AML Expert, ACAMS
Michelle East, Advisory Committee of the RegTech Association (Australia)
HKT 5:00 pm RegTech Solutions AMA Roundtable
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