[Webinar] Crypto Assets / Cyber Fraud – Are Civil Injunctions Effective Remedies?

(The webinar will be delivered via Zoom)


Where victims of crypto / cyber frauds are able to react in a prompt manner upon the discovery of fraud cases, they may be possible to recoup some of the scammed funds. What is the step to be taken for recovering their assets? Are civil injunctions effective remedies? What are their limitations though?


Participants of the webinar can know / advise their clients what to do if they had unfortunately become victims of crypto assets / cyber fraud.


— The criminal and civil regimes and their interactions.
— What is a letter of no consent?
— The evolving applications of the letter of no consent.
— Civil injunctions (proprietary and/or mareva).
— What are the current limitations?
— Practical advice.

Who should attend

The webinar is designed for asset managers, wealth managers, manager-in-charge, compliance officers, and financial practitioners who are interested in understanding more about crypto asset / cyber fraud.

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

Foster YIM
Foster is a barrister with business background. He is an INED for two Listcos. He has been handling a case of 1000 Bitcoins fraud and successfully obtained firstly an interim-interim then an interim injunctions for his client as well as many cyber fraud injunction applications. He publishes constantly on the topic in Hong Kong Lawyers, an official publication from the Law Society of Hong Kong and for 5 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.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2024 (12:00PM - 1:30PM)
Virtual Platform
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