eSeminar - CPT Bearing

Beyond Bitcoin and Blockchain: Revolution of ‘FIN-TECH’ to ‘TECH-FIN’

Overview

This eSeminar is a recorded session of the webinar that was held on 8 December 2021.

With the advent of blockchain and virtual assets, the old relationship has flipped from “Finance being supported by Tech” (FIN-TECH) to a new Paradigm of “Tech first, supported by Finance markets” (TECH-FIN).

Objective

By the end of this eSeminar, you will:
- Have an overview of the development of blockchain and bitcoin
- Know the latest developments of regulated BTC Futures ETF
- Understand the impact of smart contracts platforms on creating decentralised economies

Content

Topic 1: Recent Institutional Adoption: Regulated ETF Futures BTC
- Compare holding BTC Spot vs. the ETF BTC futures trade.
- Why problems with futures basis, roll and trading limits make the ETF expensive to hold versus spot.

Topic 2: Trends and Strategies Long Term Investors Care About
- Show how Smart Contract Platforms are powering the New Decentralised Economy
- Stable Coins, DeFi , PTE Gaming, STO's, and influencing the infrastructure and pop-culture of tomorrow (Web 3.0, NFT's, the Metaverse)
- Show how VA hedging instruments can provide both attractive return opportunities and delivers lower market risk profile with increased market efficiency.

Who should attend

This course is primarily targeted at asset managers, brokers, traders and professional investors who may consider investing in virtual assets.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Kevin LOO
Kevin is the Head of Digital Asset Management at New Vision Asset Management. As a Senior Portfolio Manager he oversees the group’s overall investment strategies and works closely with the wider operations team to developing new infrastructure to support uncovered new frontier investment strategies. Kevin was the CIO, co-founder and director of a digital asset hedge fund since late 2017. He has over 5 years experience within the digital asset space, including being an early investor in Bitcoin since 2016.

Additionally, Kevin has an established Fixed Income track record of advising institutional clients, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, corporates and private bank asset allocator advisors. He has worked with the largest and most recognized asset management companies, including PIMCO, Fidelity International, BNP Paribas, both in London and Hong Kong. He has experience of asset allocation, debt capital markets, focused on Global Bonds, Emerging Market Debt and Asia Credit.

Previously, he been a mentor to the Cyberport Incubator Fund and, both personally and through partnerships, helped FinTech start-ups with strategic advisory, route-to-market and technology development reviews.

Details

Code
TEEEC22002501
Venue
ePlatform
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
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 7 - Providing automated trading services
Type 8 - Securities margin financing
Type 9 - Asset management
Type 10 - Providing credit rating services
Type 11 - Dealing in OTC derivative products or advising on OTC derivative products
Type 12 - Providing client clearing services for OTC derivative transactions
Language
English
Level
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00
Fees
All Member: HK$200
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$200
Non-Member: HK$400