(O4) (Live Presentation and Webinar) Adivising your client on Cryto Ventures – Hot Topic to repeat in 2024

Date:   13 October 2023 (Friday)  Time: 2:30pm – 5:45pm Language: English Level: Intermediate

Speaker: Henry Yu, Principal Partner, L&Y Law Office in association with Henry Yu & Associates & Gilbert Ng, Partner at Mulana Ventures

Lawyer CPD / ACCA CPD / SFC CPT / Insurers’ CPD Pts:  3 points                         Fee: HK$1,790


Part I – Introduction

Part II – Virtual Asset Regulatory Updates

Part A Overview of Virtual Asset Regulations in Hong Kong & other jurisdictions

Part B New VASP licensing regime

Part C Other developments in Hong Kong’s virtual asset industry

Part D Recent court cases involving Virtual Assets

Part E Updates on stablecoin regulation and CBDCs

Part F DAO as the new corporate structure for ventures in virtual asset industry

Part G Common Issues in NFT ventures




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Gilbert Ng & Henry Yu
Gilbert Ng is one of the few Hong Kong qualified lawyers who has been devoted 100% in fintech, blockchain and digital asset industry. He was the General Counsel and company secretary at Huobi Tech (stock code: 1611) and the Head of Legal at OKx (formerly OKEx), both are sizeable pioneer in the blockchain industry. As an all-rounded lawyer in fintech and digital asset industry, he advises on digital asset’s regulatory and compliance issues, digital asset license applications, merger and acquisitions, government relations and all other legal and compliance works in the industry. He is also experienced in merger and acquisitions of digital asset projects and companies as well as dealing with regulators and enforcement agencies in different jurisdictions. Yu Pui Hang AKC, LLB, PCLL, CFT Henry Yu & Associates, in association with L & Y Law Office Mr. Yu Pui Hang is the founder and principal partner of L & Y Law Office and Henry Yu & Associates. His areas of expertise include blockchain, commercial law, corporate and commercial transactions and foreign and cross-border investments, and has qualified as a Certified Financial Technologist (CFT). Prior to that, Mr. Yu worked as Executive Director & Deputy Head of Legal Counsel of ICBC International Holdings Limited, which is the investment banking arm of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Stock Code: 1398), one of the largest banks in the world. Mr. Yu is a member of the Innotech Committee (formerly known the Technology Committee) of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and has also been appointed as the Hon. Legal Advisor to the Hong Kong Federation Invention and Innovation (HKFii, 香港發明創新總會), Hon. Legal Advisor to the Hong Kong International Blockchain & Financial Association (HKIBFA, 香港國際區塊鏈和金融協會), Hon. Legal Advisor to the Institute of Financial Technologies of Asia (IFTA, 亞洲金融科技師學會), Hon. Legal Advisor to the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong (香港比特幣協 會 ) and Hon. Legal advisor to the Hong Kong International Family Office Association (香港國際家族辦公室總會). Mr. Yu has also been appointed as Executive Principal of China Commercial Blockchain Legal Institute (華商區塊鏈法律研究院) and the committee member of TechFin (GHM Greater Bay Area) Association(粵港澳大灣區科技金融協會). Mr. Yu was awarded the “China Commercial 2019 Outstanding Contribution Award”. From time to time, Mr. Yu represents the blockchain Community at meetings with the Legislative Council Members, the HKMA and the FTSB.