Hong Kong boosts reputation as an international blockchain hub by hosting summit HONG KONG , CHINA – Media OutReach – 1st March, 2019 –...

Hong Kong boosts reputation as an international blockchain hub by hosting summit

HONG KONG , CHINA – Media OutReach
1st March, 2019 – Over
400 delegates from the region’s leading financial organisations will discuss
how digital assets are breaking into the mainstream at the HashKey
International Digital Asset Summit 2019 (HIDA2019) on 21st March,
2019. Prominent banking experts, asset managers, technology firms, family
offices, hedge funds, venture capital firms, financial regulators and industry
associations will join the summit at The Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong, co-hosted
by HashKey Group and Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, and supported by Cyberport, DBS,
Fintech Association of Hong Kong and ZhongAn International.


With the theme,
“Digital Assets: From Frontier to Mainstream”, the Summit will help to educate
institutional investors about this new asset class, including the trends,
challenges and opportunities for blockchain-based applications and digital
assets to create real world value. Delegates will hear from experts from Hong
Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul including senior executives of HashKey Group, Wanxiang
Blockchain Labs, DBS, Fintech Association of Hong Kong, ZhongAn International,
InvestHK, Monetary Authority of Singapore, PwC, Sidley Austin LLP and King
& Wood Mallesons.


Panelists and
speakers will also discuss the adoption of blockchain technology by financial
institutions, including JP Morgan’s recent implementation of the JPM Coin,
which represents yet another important milestone in blockchain technology going
mainstream.


“We are
witnessing the maturing of the blockchain technology, and there are now new
real-life use cases and innovations being implemented by mainstream businesses
every week. As Hong Kong moves forward with its plans to be an important
international fintech and blockchain hub, we are delighted to hold the summit
in Hong Kong which we hope will serve as an enabler for future growth and
adoption of blockchain technology by the financial sector,” said Michel Lee,
Executive President of HashKey Group.


HIDA2019 will
be the first summit in Asia aimed at increasing global awareness of digital
assets and blockchain applications and follows the Global Blockchain Summit
hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs for the last four years.


Key opinion
leaders will deliver keynote speeches on the following issues:

  • What
    is the current market structure of digital assets, and how does this compare
    with other asset classes?
  • What
    are the opportunities and risks for the industry?
  • What
    are the emerging use cases for blockchain technology?
  • How
    should we classify digital assets across digital tokens, digital currencies,
    tokenised securities and commodities, and security tokens?
  • What
    professional research, trading, and valuation tools are available?
  • How
    are companies dealing with AML/CFT requirements?
  • How
    are institutional investors thinking about this asset class today?
  • What
    kind of regulatory frameworks are emerging?

To find out more about the Summit speakers and agenda,
please click here

To purchase tickets, please visit our website

To apply to be a sponsor of the event, please contact: contact@hashkey.com

About the HashKey Group

HashKey Group (HashKey Digital Asset Group Limited) is a
leading fintech group based in Hong Kong. Led by a group of financial and
technology veterans, the group focuses on developing the blockchain and digital
asset industry with a commitment to build a global ecosystem for the long-term
in coordination with leading institutions, technology partners and governmental
bodies.

About Wanxiang Blockchain Labs

Funded by China
Wanxiang Holdings, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs is one of the first non-profit
research institution focusing on Blockchain technology globally. Wanxiang
Blockchain Labs and its affiliated entities have been early backers of a large
number of ground-breaking projects and key companies in the blockchain
eco-system including Ethereum, Circle, Bloq, Dfinity
and PlatON. Its main goal is to provide
support for research, entrepreneurship, development and promotion of the
blockchain industry, to liaise with relevant regulatory bodies, and to explore
how the technology can be applied and contribute to the development of the
wider economy and society.

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