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Asia Segment on Cryptoassets

Watch AIIFL fellow Syren Johnstone (Executive Director of the LLM-Compliance and Regulation Programme, HKU Faculty of Law) discuss technology’s transformation in the legal profession while exploring the relationship between regulation and industry development in this year’s Blockchain@FutureLaw 2021 panel discussion: “Ontogenetic Perspectives”, hosted by Stanford Law School / CodeX.   READ MORE

In the Media: TVB's Central Bank Digital Currency - Part 2

Central Bank Digital Currencies – CBDCs 2.0

Professor Douglas Arner shares his views on Libra’s challenges to world currencies and Facebook’s emerging electronic payment system in Part 2 of TVB’s Central Bank Digital Currencies​ 2.0. The programme examines the use of wholesale and retail Central Bank Digital Currencies across d​ifferent countries.  READ MORE

In the Media: TVB's Central Bank Digital Currency - Part 1

The Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

A look at what Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDCs are, how they work and how they may change the way we transact including interviews with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Eddie Yue, the University of Hong Kong Kerry Holdings professor Douglas Arner, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers’s Gary Ng.

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Financial Statements Series: Hong Kong as an International Financial Center

Watch this virtual discussion with host Nicolas Veron Senior Fellow  at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, on the evolution of Hong Kong as an international financial center, and its prospects and role over the short and longer term. Guests include Professor Douglas Arner, Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong and Lorin Gu, Investor and Founding Director at the PIIE – Global Future Council. This panel discussion was held on 12 May 2021.

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Open Banking in Qatar

Watch this Qatar University Centre for Law and Development seminar on “Open Banking in Qatar” talking about data, protection, regulation across financial systems with Otabek Ismailov, Andrew Dahdal, Douglas Arner and Ross Buckley. This e-Seminar was held on 24 May 2021.

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Anatomy of structured products

Dentons Hong Kong hosted a webinar on anatomy of structured products. During this one-hour webinar, AIIFL Professional Advisory Board member Jeffrey Chen (partner, head of structured finance, Dentons) gave a step-by-step introduction to the anatomy of how structured products are put together. He also related his experience on the unwinding of “Lehman minibonds” in Hong Kong and the implications for “wealth management products” in China. This webinar was held on 23 September 2020.

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Digital Davos 2021: Central Bank Digital Currencies

Professor Arner (Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at the University of Hong Kong) joins Digital Davos 2021 in their segment on Central Bank Digital Currencies.