[Webinar] How Digital Assets can Co-Exist within Traditional Finance’s IT Architecture



Integrating digital assets into traditional financial institutions systems could be challenging due to technical and regulatory considerations. What are the critical success factors in using blockchain effectively for innovation and growth?

The webinar will cover blockchain development, its applications and the challenges and opportunities involved.


The webinar will cover the following areas:

• Blockchain development – how Hong Kong compares to the rest of the World.
• Financial institutions wishing to enter the digital assets business should know the technology around digital assets custody, tokenisation and some of the risks involved.
• Blockchain-based solutions for integrating digital assets are NOT only for large corporates – how small companies can apply blockchain and potentially gain a competitive advantage.
• Critical success factors in the rollout and what to consider.

Who should attend

The webinar targets at senior executives, MICs of licensed corporations, asset/wealth managers, VA-related practitioners, compliance officers and other professionals who may consider investing in virtual assets.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This course has already been approved as an eligible course of the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training (“the Scheme”) under the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (“the Pilot Programme”). The Scheme aims to enhance the competency and professionalism of in-service practitioners within the asset and wealth management sector and to assist other practitioners within the financial services industry in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for entering the sector. Eligible applicants will be subsidised 80% of the course fees by the HKSAR Government upon satisfactory completion of the courses approved by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, subject to a ceiling of HK$15,000. Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is appointed as the implementation agent of the Pilot Programme. Regarding the details of eligible criteria and application procedures, please refer to the dedicated web-site of the Pilot Programme (

Speaker/Course Instructor

Mr Sascha Ragtschaa is the CTO of Universal Software Systems, a pioneering FinTech company for share registry, alternative finance and tokenisation technology. Before Universal Software Systems, Sascha was the Chief Information Officer of EMEA for Computershare, the world’s largest global transfer agency and share registry provider, and held various technology leadership roles in Europe, Asia, and North America.


Date & Time
Thursday, 20 Jul 2023 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00