[Webinar] An Overview of Security Token Offering for Securities Practitioners and Wealth Managers
Security token offering (STO) is a new fund raising channel for companies. Recently, it is regulated under the SFC as security in Hong Kong but restricted to professional investors.
STO leverages blockchain technology to lower the minimum investment threshold, alongside streamlining the trading and settlement processes. STO’s benefits allow you to bring new businesses (security/ asset types) to your clients in a more efficient manner.
By the end of this webinar, the practitioners and wealth managers, who are licenced under RA1 or RA4, to gain a good understanding of STO and how it could bring previously inaccessible asset classes to their clients.
The speakers will cover:
• STO regulatory landscape
• Global examples across asset classes
• Operational benefits to brokerage firms and new opportunities for your clients
• Future development of STOs
The speakers will cover:
- STO regulatory landscape
- Global examples across asset classes
- Operational benefits to brokerage firms and new opportunities for your clients
- Future development of STOs
Who should attend
The webinar is primarily targeted at securities brokers, investment advisors, wealth managers, in-house counsel & compliance, senior management such as Responsible officers, Managers-in-Charge, directors, CIOs, COOs, CEOs and investors who would like to have a better understanding of Security Token Offering.
Prior to HKbitEX, Lin was a seasoned capital markets lawyer with regulatory experience and a strong management background. She started her career in New York at Fulbright & Jaworski (now Norton Rose Fulbright) where she worked on various corporate matters including public and private M&A and IPOs and private placements. She then moved onto Allen & Overy in Hong Kong, where she was part of the US team covering Asia ex-Japan and worked on deals from Korea to Taiwan to Malaysia and India.
She joined Merrill Lynch in 2007 covering the Asia ex-Japan investment banking team and also took on the role of General Counsel of Greater China for Bank of America's corporate banking business after the merger. In 2013 Lin joined the Listing Division of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to work on IPOs and became the head of the IPO Department where she oversaw the expansion of the team from 60 to 80 and streamlined operations to increase productivity.
Lin holds a JD from NYU and also an SEP (Senior Executive Program) in business administration and management from Stanford university.
Ken has more than 10 years of experience within the financial industry, with expertise in banking, consulting and Fintech.