eSeminar - CPT Bearing

Crypto Assets Fraud – Are Civil Injunctions Effective Remedies?


This eSeminar is a recorded session of the ‘Crypto Assets Fraud – Are Civil Injunctions Effective Remedies?’ webinar held on 1 Nov 2022.

In this eSeminar, you will learn about the current legal regimes concerning asset freezing and letters of no consent (LNCs), in its relation to handling crypto asset frauds. You will also receive advice on practical steps to take if one unfortunately becomes a victim of crypto assets fraud.


By the end of the webinar, you will be able to:
1. List current regimes concerning asset freezing
2. Compare the two types of civil injunctions used in handling crypto asset frauds
3. Describe the steps to take when dealing with crypto asset frauds


1. The current legal regime concerning asset freezing
2. Notable legal case on LNCs
3. Steps to take when dealing with crypto asset frauds
4. Comparing proprietary and Mareva civil injunctions
5. Scenario illustrations

Who should attend

Asset managers, wealth managers, manager-in-charge, compliance officers, and financial practitioners who are interested in understanding more about crypto asset fraud

Speaker/Course Instructor

Foster YIM
Foster is a barrister with business background. He is an INED for two Listcos. In the past 3 years, he has been handling a case of 1000 Bitcoins fraud and successfully obtained firstly an interim-interim then an interim injunctions for his client. He publishes constantly on the topic in Hong Kong Lawyers, an official publication from the Law Society of Hong Kong and for 4 consecutive years he has been the CPD speaker on “Blockchain for Lawyers” for the Hong Kong Academy of Law. He is also a legal advisor for the Junior Police Officers’ Association.


Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:1.50, PWMA:1.50