(Specific) Financial Products & Associated Risk Management

Blockchain Basics


From Wall Street to Main Street, everyone is talking about Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. Blockchain technology is the driving force behind the entire cryptocurrency craze. In this course, we describe a few applications of blockchain technology in the financial services sector.


1. What is blockchain technology?
2. Essentials of a Bitcoin transaction
3. New business applications enabled by blockchain technology
4. Applications of the blockchain technology in the Financial Services industry

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all practitioners in the financial services industry.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Adrian LAI
Adrian is the CEO of a technology platform that enables digitization of illiquid assets such as private companies, funds, real estate and other assets using blockchain technology. He is also the Managing Partner of a cryptocurrency investment and blockchain advisory firm of which he is responsible for the overall investment strategies, with major focus on equity investment in blockchain infrastructure companies. Adrian has diversified experiences in sales, marketing, fintech and corporate governance.

In addition, Adrian is a columnist at SCMP on digital securities. He has been a commentator for Wall Street Journal, CNN and Bloomberg Businessweek on the digital asset landscape.


Date & Time
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00