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Financial Institution Awards 2018

25 May 2018, 11:30 AM | Hong Kong
Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition

為表揚各企業對本地經濟繁榮作出的貢獻,《彭博商業周刊/中文版》將舉辦第四屆「金融機構大獎」,以權威評選機制,由香港各大學金融學者、會計師及財經分析師等組成評審,選出過去一年表現傑出的銀行、保險公司及投資/證券公司。藉此,希望鼓勵各界繼續推陳出新,為經濟增長注入新動力。


Decoding Cryptocurrency

31 May 2018, 6:00 PM | Makati City
CFA Society Philippines | 2 CE Credits

With the recent rise of Bitcoin in everyone's collective consciousness, people are excited, anxious, interested or cautious over this new type of alternative investment. To many, it remains a mystery.

The talk aims to explain cryptocurrency, blockchain and more under the lens of a traditional investor. The end goal is that people go out of it equipped with the knowledge of its true intrinsic value and how to unlock its potential as a viable investment vehicle.



FinTech Gathering - Latest Global Crypto Best Practices: ICOs, Crypto Funds and Crypto Desks

01 June 2018, 7:00 PM | Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Henri Arslanian, PwC’s FinTech & Crypto Lead for Asia and Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong to discuss with our audience some of the latest global crypto trends that you need to know.  Here are the topics to be covered:
 
- Latest ICO trends inc. utility tokens, asset-backed tokens and security tokens
- Latest crypto funds trends inc. regulatory and tax considerations
- Latest crypto desk trends inc. challenges and opportunities 
- Macro trends, risks and opportunities in the global crypto space you need to know


19th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU) 2018

05 June 2018, 8:55 AM | Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) | 6.5 ECPD/ CPD

The HKICS 19th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (Tuesday 5 June 2018)  Register now!
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong: the Companies Registry, Equal Opportunities Commission, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and the Securities and Futures Commission at the 19th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2018) on Tuesday 5 June 2018. This annual signature event provides first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments as well as emerging trends from leading regulatory bodies. Members of CFA Institute are entitled to a special discount rate of HK$1,900 for the full day conference. For details and registration, please visit: www.hkicsacru.com.
 


Eyes on Asia – Can Today’s Tools Unlock Alpha Tomorrow?

07 June 2018, 9:00 AM | Hong Kong
S&P Dow Jones Indices, CAIA Association, CFA Institute

How are the launch of cross-border and cross-country investment initiatives as well as shifting demographics and consumption patterns influencing investment opportunity in Asia? As investors seek out the answer to these questions, demand for actionable data and practical strategies for capturing alpha is growing.

Join S&P Dow Jones Indices and leading industry practitioners to explore:

  • Tactical allocations for economic tailwinds — aligning sector strategies with the sources of Asia’s economic growth
  • Practical approaches to integrating ESG and carbon targets across multi-asset strategies
  • Finding ways to squeeze alpha out of beta – a closer look at blending active and passive beta strategies to enhance risk-adjusted returns
  • How the ETF Connect Program will shape the investment landscape in Asia


HKSFA 3rd Career Conference - Leading exciting career changes with your CFA

09 June 2018, 9:00 AM | Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts

With the advances in technology and changes in finance job market, buy or sell side analyst jobs might not be the only options for CFA charterholders.  Many of our CFA charterholders have made exciting changes to their careers by leveraging their CFA knowledge as well as contacts through CFA global network...


Discover and empower - unleashing Hong Kong’s potential as world-class smart economy

16 June 2018, 9:00 AM | Hong Kong
ACCA

The Greater Bay Area Initiative, a plan of building a world-class city cluster across the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau region, is exciting the market since late last year. By capitalising the unique competitive edge of 11 cities, the Greater Bay Area aspires to play a leading global hub role in advanced manufacturing, innovation, shipping, trade and finance, and is expected to become a new economic powerhouse supporting the fast development of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Hong Kong being the leading global financial centre, is well poised to reap the benefits from repositioning ourselves as the international hub of innovation and technology, by exploiting business opportunities offered by the Greater Bay Area and diversifying our economy.



Myanmar at the Crossroads: Political Reform and Emerging Culture Behind a Breakneck Growth

20 June 2018, 12:15 PM | Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts | 1 CE

HKSFA is pleased to welcome Mr. Terence Lo, Head of Investment Banking at Co-Operative Bank (Myanmar) to present at our continuing education luncheon on the topic “Myanmar at the Crossroads: political reform and emerging culture behind a breakneck growth”. 

The discussion will begin from a brief introduction of Myanmar and its position among other ASEAN countries. It is a fresh attempt to explain the drastic change in regulatory environment and culture that poses both opportunities and challenges behind indisputable growth potential of Myanmar. Under such an evolutionary frame, the speaker will also analyze some of the landmark investments in area such as venture capital, M&A, private equity and emerging local stock market.