Breakfast seminar: Opportunities for FinTech presented by the EuroCham Financial Services Business Council


Host / Sponsor: ECC FSBC / Deloitte
Event Time: 21 April 2017, 8am-10am
Venue: Deloitte, 35/F One Pacific Place 88 Queensway Hong Kong
View Flyer/Attachment: Invitation - Opportunities for FinTech presented by the EuroCham Financial Services Business Council - 21 April 2017

FSBC Position Paper event - 20170421

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FREE ENTRANCE – EVENT SPONSORED BY DELOITTE

The Financial Services Business Council (FSBC) of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong would like to cordially invite you a presentation of the Financial Services Business Council Position Paper on FinTech. The event will be held at Deloitte, 35/F One Pacific Place 88 Queensway Hong Kong on 21 April 2017, from 8am to 10am.

The FSBC represents the European financial services industry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong) and the Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao).

The subject of this position paper reports on the status and development of financial technology (FinTech) in Hong Kong. The great advancements of FinTech in recent years undoubtedly offer unprecedented opportunities for the financial services industry and its customers, but also give rise to new and increased challenges. This position paper analyses the extent to which Hong Kong, as one of the major financial centres globally and the gateway to the People’s Republic of China (Mainland China) and the region, is prepared to harness these new opportunities.

While there is currently no uniformly agreed definition, FinTech is commonly understood as the use of innovative technology in the provision of financial services, such as lending, payment services, investment advice, trading services, etc.

In order to craft this position paper, the FSBC established a task force consisting of over 30 financial services experts (including bankers, FinTech professionals, asset managers, lawyers and consultants). All views and statements expressed in this position paper are based on reports, market observations and the knowledge and expertise of the members of the FSBC.

In addition, interviews were conducted with over 20 FinTech industry stakeholders (including start-ups, global financial institutions, regulators as well as government officials).

Program and Speakers:

8:00 a.m. Registration of attendees and light breakfast
8:30 a.m. Presentation and Panel and Q&A

  • Julia Charlton, Principal Partner, Charltons / FSBC Chairperson
  • Lapman Lee, Duff & Phelps, Managing Director, Regulatory Consulting / FSBC Member
  • Tim Pagett, Financial Services Leader, Deloitte China
  • Rogers Chan, Senior Manager, Risk and Strategy, CEO’s Office, Securities and Futures Commission
  • Paul Sin, Consulting Partner, Deloitte China

9:55 a.m. Closing remarks

We look forward to welcoming you at the launch event. You are requested to kindly confirm your participation by 20 April 2017, 5:00pm by completing the online registration form (click here). Free entrance, mandatory registration, seats allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you are unable to register online, please complete the attached registration form and email to alfred.tsang@eurocham.com.hk.

Remarks and Cancellation Policy:

  • Entrance to the event is FREE (Sponsored by the Deloitte) on a first-come, first-served basis and pre-registration is required
  • Registration is considered to be successful ONLY upon receiving the registration confirmation email from ECC
  • If you are on the waitlist, we will only get in touch with you if seats are released. If you have not received notification from our side by 20 April 2017 you may consider your registration to be unsuccessful and we look forward to seeing in our future events
  • The organizer reserves the right to bring forward or postpone the registration deadline
  • Speakers and participants are expected to fund their own travel, hotel accommodation, visit visa, transportation or any other charges
  • Please kindly inform us if you cannot attend so that we can release your seat accordingly
  • When Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be cancelled
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Event Contact: alfred.tsang@eurocham.com.hk

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