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Global Regulatory Perspectives on Initial Coin Offerings: Structuring and Execution

  • 07 Dec 2017
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 18th Floor, One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
  • 13

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The ACC Hong Kong's Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Latham & Watkins.


TOPIC: Global Regulatory Perspectives on Initial Coin Offerings: Structuring and Execution

  • When are tokens securities?
  • Securities law implications when tokens are securities
  • Structuring and executing a coin or token offering
  • Secondary market trading considerations

1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.


SPEAKERS:

Simon Hawkins, Counsel

Simon heads the firm’s Financial Regulatory Group in Asia and is a member of the firm’s global FinTech Group. His practice focuses on financial regulation (including licensing matters, prime brokerage arrangements, securities dealing, financial market regulations, intermediary and distribution arrangements, product development and structuring) and FinTech (including digital assets and crypto-currencies, robo-advice and payments). Simon also advises on the regulatory aspects of Capital Markets and M&A deals involving financial institutions, and he has particular expertise in structuring and negotiating multi-jurisdictional bancassurance arrangements.


Kieran Donovan, Associate

Kieran is an associate in the Outsourcing and Technology Transactions departmen. He has broad experience advising on complex domestic and cross-border commercial technology, communications matters and Fintech transactions, particularly for clients in the finance, internet, insurance and telecommunications sectors.

With experience in IT and commercial matters, Kieran has particular experience advising clients in the financial sectors on licensing, information security, commercialization and procurement, having advised on a broad range of complex joint ventures, outsourcings and technology development arrangements. He has specialist expertise in the management of regulatory and legal risk involved in commercialising new technologies. 


EVENT DETAILS:

VENUE:  18th Floor, One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
DATE: 

Thursday, 7 December

TIME: 

12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than Friday, 1 December. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC HONG KONG members. If you are not an ACC HONG KONG member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC HONG KONG Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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