Since the boom of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in 2017, there have been significant developments in the world of digital assets and blockchain. Digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, have gained popularity over the years. Yet to many people, the concepts behind are still relatively new. We are excited to have invited Ms. Angelina Kwan, Senior Advisor to the Board of HashKey Group, to demystify digital assets for us, covering the following in particular: What are Digital Assets?
How is this industry developing?
What do I do if I want to get into this asset class?
What do I need to know and how to protect my digital assets?
What are some of the main digital asset products and some of the developing ones?
Date: 12 October 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Channel: Zoom webinar
Fee: $100 for AWAHK & ACCA members and colleagues; $150 for non-members
CPD: 1.5 hours
Language: Primarily English (supplemented by Cantonese)
Before becoming Senior Advisor to the Board, Angelina was the Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer of HashKey Group, a regulated digital assets company. She has held Chief Operating Officer and Directorate positions with digital asset exchanges, HKEX, Cantor Fitzgerald, the SFC and other global financial services companies. She owns Stratford Finance Limited, a consulting company focused on dealing with regulatory issues in the financial services and digital assets sectors and advises brokerages, fund managers and technology providers.
She is a Hong Kong Government appointed Member of the Council for Sustainable Development; a member of the New Business Committee of the Financial Services Development Council; the Administrative Appeals Board and the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust; the Vice Chairman of The Women’s Foundation; an Honorary Fellow and Director of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Angelina is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Southern California. Her MBA is from Pepperdine University and LLB from the Hong Kong University and the Manchester Metropolitan University. She is currently attending Masters of Law Programme at Harvard University Law School.