(Specific) Financial Products & Associated Risk Management

The Surge of Security Tokens


With blockchain technology and the development of digital assets getting more mature, security tokens are revolutionising traditional financial market with huge influence on illiquid assets such as private shares, real estates, art collections, etc. This course provides an overview of the security token landscape and how blockchain technology would be a game changer.


1. History of Security Token Offerings (STO)
2. What are the problems STOs solving?
3. Concept of tokenization
4. Mechanics of security tokens and their relationship with blockchain technology
5. End-to-end process for a STO, from a technical perspective
6. Global development of security tokens
7. Institutional use cases

Who should attend

Brokers, asset and fund managers or those who are interested in this topic

Speaker/Course Instructor

Adrian LAI
Adrian is the CEO of a technology platform that enables digitization of illiquid assets such as private companies, funds, real estate and other assets using blockchain technology. He is also the Managing Partner of a cryptocurrency investment and blockchain advisory firm of which he is responsible for the overall investment strategies, with major focus on equity investment in blockchain infrastructure companies. Adrian has diversified experiences in sales, marketing, fintech and corporate governance.

In addition, Adrian is a columnist at SCMP on digital securities. He has been a commentator for Wall Street Journal, CNN and Bloomberg Businessweek on the digital asset landscape.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 5 Nov 2019 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 9 - Asset management
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00