World Regtech Summit@HK
05 Nov 2019 02:00pm - 06:00pm
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World Regtech Summit@HK

05 Nov 2019 02:00pm - 06:00pm

More Events PwC's Experience Centre 19/F East Town Building 41 Lockhart Road Wanchai, HKI Free Event
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Hear first-hand from regtechs and The REGTECH Book expert authors from around the world on novel solutions to combat financial crime

About this Event

In conjunction with 2019 Hong Kong Fintech Week and Hong Kong’s Legal Week 2019 called by the Hong Kong Law Society, Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL), Fintech Association of Hong Kong, the APAC Regtech Network (comprising the Regtech Committees of the Fintech Associations of Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Malaysia) and ACMI cordially invite regtechs from around the world to come to Hong Kong to meet with regulators, regulated entities and advisors to share their innovative technological solutions to improve efficiencies and to combat financial crime at

World Regtech Summit@HK on November 5, 2019 (Tuesday)

On his first day as HKMA Chief Executive on October 2, 2019, Eddie Yue highlighted that “HKMA will strengthen the collaboration between banks and technology companies in fostering a more diversified ecosystem for regulatory technology, or RegTech, which will help reduce compliance costs with the aid of technology”.

Regtech is the secret sauce that can assist financial institutions, fintechs and virtual asset service providers alike and many regulators around the world are encouraging adoption of such responsible innovation.

Details of the inaugural World Regtech Summit@HK are as follows:

Venue: PwC Experience Centre, 19/F, East Town Building, 41 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai (above Pacific Coffee)

Time: 2pm – 5pm, followed by drinks and networking until 6pm

Introduction 1: Brian Tang (Fintech Association of Hong Kong’s Regtech Committee; LITE Lab@HKU; ACMI)

Introduction 2: Regulator representative (invited)

Introduction 3: InvestHK representative

Panel 1: Insights from thought-leading authors of The REGTECH Book – Doug Arner (HKU Faculty of Law); Benedicte Nolens (SC Ventures Chief Compliance Officer); Malcolm Wright (Diginex Chief Compliance Officer); Sebastian Ko (Hong Kong Law Society Innotech Hub)

Panel 2: Regtech around the world – Takeshi Kito (Fintech Association of Japan); Mo Harvey (Enterprise Ireland); Michelle East (Regtech Association, Australia); Jenna Ching (Fintech Association of Malaysia)

Pitches: 3-minute pitches from regtechs, including AuditXPRT (UK), Chekk (France), Cynopsis (Singapore), Daon (Ireland), Entersoft (Australia), Emotics (Hong Kong), Fernergo (Ireland), Fortnynja (Malaysia), Know Your Customer (Hong Kong/ Ireland), LeapXpert (Hong Kong/ Israel), MyComplianceOffice (Ireland), PwC’s Intelligent Archive (Hong Kong), Regtics (Hong Kong), Sia Partners' Reg Review Bot (Hong Kong / France), Trading Hub (UK), with more to come!

This will be followed by drinks and networking, with the opportunity to:

• visit mini table booths of participating regtechs

• have your REGTECH book (Wiley, 2019) signed by some of its authors

The event is free for regulators, regulated entities and advisors.

Sponsoring opportunities are available.

All overseas regtechs participating will also receive complimentary tickets for general admission to Hong Kong Fintech Week (November 6-7, 2019) !

About The REGTECH Book:

The transformational potential of RegTech has been confirmed in recent years with US$1.2 billion invested in start-ups (2017) and an expected additional spending of US$100 billion by 2020. Regulatory technology will not only provide efficiency gains for compliance and reporting functions, it will radically change market structure and supervision.

This book, the first of its kind, is providing a comprehensive and invaluable source of information aimed at corporates, regulators, compliance professionals, startups and policy makers. The REGTECH Book brings into a single volume the curated industry expertise delivered by subject matter experts. It serves as a single reference point to understand the RegTech eco-system and its impact on the industry.

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