Joint Events

ICOs: Moving Forward on Best Practices

Members Only


Building on recent developments, this half-day conference provides deeper insights to current and emerging industry issues, best practices, and the pathways forward.

Leading practitioners and industry participants will direct a seminar plus panellist format grouped around three core themes:

  • Market professionals that advise on ICOs will explore the primary market context and the most important considerations relevant to the issue of tokens.
  • Intermediaries handling cryptocurrencies and tokens will discuss the roadblocks and solutions they are adopting to achieve best practices.
  • Options for moving forward from the current panoply of uncertainties and concerns toward clearer regulatory positioning and investor protection.

Ample time will be allowed for Q&A from the audience.


Speakers and panellists drawn from key players in the industry include:

  • Henri Arslanian, PwC and Fintech Association of Hong Kong
  • David Tee / Nathan Simmons, ANX / Octagon
  • Sumit Indwar, Linklaters
  • Julia Charlton / Kim Larkin, Charltons
  • Senior Management representative, Luk Fook Financial Group
  • Gary Tiu, Representing a Private Family Investment Office
  • Douglas Arner / Syren Johnstone, The University of Hong Kong


  • Jointly organised by the University of Hong Kong, the Asian Institute of International Financial Law and the HKSI Institute
  • Registration and light breakfast starts at 9:00am


Date & Time
Saturday, 24 Mar 2018 (9:00AM - 12:45PM)
Large Moot Court, 2/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong
Members Only