MYGO Series

Regulatory Webinar Series: Regulation in a Time of Unprecedented Global Challenges



Mr Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer of the Securities and Futures Commission, will discuss the global regulatory response to the COVID-19 crisis and the SFC’s ongoing initiatives to support Hong Kong’s financial services industry.


Participants will gain an understanding of the measures regulators have taken to adapt to the new operating environment and maintain market resilience during the pandemic. They will also learn about the current challenges facing the financial sector in Hong Kong and the opportunities presented by Mainland market access and the growth of sustainable finance.


- Global regulatory response to COVID-19
- Local policy measures to ease stress on the market and the industry
- Managing geopolitical tensions
- Hong Kong’s role as the Mainland continues “reform and opening up”
- Green and sustainable finance

Who should attend

Business leaders, professionals and financial services industry practitioners

Speaker/Course Instructor

Ashley ALDER
Ashley is the Chief Executive Officer of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong. He was first appointed in October 2011. In May 2016, Ashley was elected as Chair of the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), and was re-elected for a further two-year term in June 2020.

Ashley was previously Chair of the IOSCO Asia-Pacific Regional Committee and Vice Chair of the IOSCO Board. Ashley has represented IOSCO as a member of the Financial Stability Board Steering Committee and Plenary since his election as IOSCO Board Chair.

Ashley started his career as a lawyer in London in 1984. He moved to Hong Kong in 1989 with the international law firm Herbert Smith, practicing corporate and business law. He was Executive Director of Corporate Finance at the SFC from 2001 to 2004, before returning to Herbert Smith, where he became head of the firm’s Asia Region.


Date & Time
Friday, 6 Nov 2020 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)
Virtual Platform
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00

This webinar is not open to media.