Asset and Wealth Management

[Webinar] Regulatory Insights: SFC Type 9 License for VA Fund Managers

(The webinar will be delivered in Cantonese and via Zoom)


This webinar will provide an overview of Hong Kong’s regulatory framework for virtual asset fund managers and intermediaries through the SFC’s Type 9 Virtual Asset (VA) license. Understanding these regulations is important for professionals working with virtual assets in Hong Kong.


1. Introduction to the SFC’s Type 9 VA license and recent update
2. Investors’ benefits from choosing a licensed VA fund manager, particularly during market instability
3. Portfolio investment instruments: VA, PE and ICO
4. Market investment thesis review

Who should attend

Compliance officers, legal professionals, fund managers working with virtual assets in Hong Kong.

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

Tony LUK
Tony Luk is Head of Investment Solutions at Sinohope Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited. Tony has extensive experience in corporate finance, direct investment and fund management, he was a former Director at Axion Global Asset Management Limited, Vice president at Lamtex Securities, and former Equity analyst at Mayfair Pacific Financial Group and RBS.

He provides investment research and advice for cryptocurrency trading for Sinohope.

He graduated with a Master of Law in Corporate and Financial Law at Hong Kong University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2024 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 9 - Asset management
Regulatory Compliance
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00