(Asset and Wealth Management Annual Regulatory Update 2018) Course 2 – Opportunities and Challenges of the WAM Industry

(Asset and Wealth Management Annual Regulatory Update 2018) Course 2 – Opportunities and Challenges of the WAM Industry


Speakers from the Financial Services Development Council will share their views on the opportunities and challenges of the asset and wealth management industry.



Topic 1 - What skill sets and knowledge should market participants be equipped with to enhance their competitiveness in today’s asset management world?

Professor Stan Ho will share his views on the knowledge and skills practitioners will need to develop in order to cope with developments in the emerging market (such as green bonds) and other areas including asset securitisation, private equity in FinTech, and KYC. 


Topic 2 - Mainland-Hong Kong Collaboration in Asset Management.

Mr Shen Hua will highlight the similarities and differences between the regulations of the two placec. He will also discuss the opportunities arising from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Shenzen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Bond Connect and Hong Kong-China Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF).


Topic 3 - How does the regulatory environment in Hong Kong present opportunities and challenges to the asset management industry?

Mr Pong Po-lam will share his views on how fintech assists the asset management sector in investment, compliance and distribution.  Will Chinese fund managers pose a threat to domestic fund managers with China expertise?



Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This is one of the eligible courses under the Financial Incentive Scheme (“The Scheme”) of the WAM Pilot Programme.

In-service practitioners of the financial services industry will be eligible for the Scheme. They will be reimbursed 80% of the course fees, subject to a maximum of HK$7,000 (whichever is the lower) upon satisfactory completion of a course or seminar over the three-year period of the Scheme.

Each individual may apply for reimbursement for more than one course / seminar.

Application to reimburse the course fees, together with the required documents, must be submitted within four months from the last day of the course attended.

Please refer to the WAM Pilot Programme website for more details.

Speaker/Course Instructor

HO Ho Ming
Professor of Practice, Lingnan University
Chief Executive Officer, BOCHK Asset Management Limited
Managing Director, Pegasus Fund Managers Limited


Date & Time
Wednesday, 7 Feb 2018 (2:30PM - 4:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
SFC:2.0, PWMA:2.0
All Member: HK$500
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$500
Non-Member: HK$1000