Fintech

[Webinar] Bringing Order to Chaos: A Framework to look at the Expanding Cryptoverse

Overview

Blockchain and the wider global crypto industry have grown dramatically over the last 5 years. Supported by the developments within Web 3.0 and metaverse, digital assets have been adopted by institutions and professional investors alike, realising the industry serves as a material source of alternative finance, investment and opportunity. With current political events, virtual assets have moved from the regulatory spotlight and been thrust into the geopolitical spectrum as sovereigns and corporates take advantage of blockchain-driven alternative finance opportunities.

Objective

By the end of the seminar, participants will get updated on how virtual assets have become an alternative source of finance and increased market opportunity for both sovereigns and corporates.

Content

1. Market landscape
2. How Russia / Ukraine conflict has accelerated the adoption of virtual assets
3. Macro outlook and likely future development of the virtual asset space in secondary, primary and infrastructure markets.

Who should attend

This course is primarily targeted at asset managers, brokers, traders and professional investors who may consider investing in virtual assets.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Kevin LOO
Kevin is a Managing Director, Investments of the IDEG Asset Management Limited. He serves as the Head of Investment Insights and helps to lead the Executive Management team overseeing the firm's institutional asset management activities. Leveraging his deep industry contacts and over two decades of experience across traditional finance and digital assets, he works closely with the wider investment and technical development teams ensuring uncovered investment strategies are well supported and commercialized. Kevin was formerly the Head of Digital Asset Management and CIO of a two proprietary digital asset hedge funds since late 2017. He has over 5 years experience within the digital asset space, including being an early investor in Bitcoin since 2016.

He has an established institutional Fixed Income track record of advising institutional clients, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, corporates and private bank asset allocator advisors. He has worked with the most internationally recognized asset management companies, including PIMCO, Fidelity International, BNP Paribas across London and Hong Kong. He has experience of asset allocation, debt capital markets, including Global Bonds, EM Debt and Asia Credit, FX markets and Venture Capital.

Previously, he has been a mentor to the Cyberport Incubator Fund, helping start-ups with strategic and technology advisory. He has made various partner investments across blockchain, digital assets, e-Sports, FinTech, Fitness and Wellness and Technical Education among various other early-stage projects.

Details

Code
TSBFT22000201
Date & Time
Monday, 23 May 2022 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Venue
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 7 - Providing automated trading services
Type 8 - Securities margin financing
Type 9 - Asset management
Type 10 - Providing credit rating services
Type 11 - Dealing in OTC derivative products or advising on OTC derivative products
Type 12 - Providing client clearing services for OTC derivative transactions
Language
English
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00