Can Hong Kong Become the InsurTech Hub for Asia? (7 June 2017)

Asian Institute of International Financial Law
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong


Can Hong Kong Become the InsurTech Hub for Asia?
A bird’s eye view of the role of key stakeholders – customers, insurers, M&A investors, regulators, start-ups and talent – to fuel the digital innovation spark

Lapman Lee
Managing Director
Duff & Phelps Compliance & Regulatory Consulting

Wednesday, 7 June 2017
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower
The University of Hong Kong

A bird’s-eye view of the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and smart contracts, cloud and new computing technologies, and the widespread embedding of linked sensors (“Internet of Things”) on the key stakeholders in the Hong Kong insurance industry and how key players in the InsurTech eco-system – i.e. customers, incumbent insurers, investors, financial services regulators, start-ups and talent (financial, technology, entrepreneurial) can contribute to develop Hong Kong into the InsurTech hub for Asia.

Lapman Lee is a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps, where he leads the regulatory consulting practice in Hong Kong. He has advised financial services clients on governance, risk and controls (GRC) related to conduct and prudential regulation for the past eighteen years in Europe/ U.K. and in Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, Lapman is an advisor and member of the Future Task Force of the Insurance Authority, a member of the Financial Markets Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Financial Services Business Council of the European Chamber of Commerce, where he co-authored a Hong Kong FinTech positioning paper for the European Commission.