Training Programs by the Hub

11 June 2021
Digital Assets Evolution: Regulatory Oversight and Enforcement – Valerie Szczepanik, Director, Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology, US SEC; Donald Day, Senior Manager, Intermediaries Supervision, SFC Hong Kong; Benedicte Nolens, Head, BIS Innovation Hub Hong Kong Centre

The webinar featured a discussion on the evolution of the digital assets sector and challenges in regulatory oversight and enforcement of digital assets and digital asset trading platforms.
02 February 2021
Asia Pacific Regional Outlook for 2021 - Dr Ng Thiam Hee, Principal Economist, ADB 
The webinar featured a discussion on how the Asia Pacific economy performed in 2020 and what to expect in 2021 including potential drivers for growth and key risks and vulnerabilities for the year.
12 November 2020
The Implications of COVID-19 on Retail Investor Behaviour and Protection – Cathie Armour, Commissioner, ASIC; José Alexandre Vasco, Director of the Office of Investor Protection and Assistance, CVM Brazil and Dr Joanne Yoong, Senior Economist, Center for Economic and Social Research, USC & Associate Professor, NUS 
Held in conjunction with IOSCO World Investor Week 2020, the webinar discussed the changing landscape of the retail market and investor behaviour in light of COVID-19, risks and challenges for retail investor protection and key regulatory measures taken in response to these risks.
16 July 2020
Application of Blockchain Technology in Financial Markets – Henri Arslanian, Chairman, FTAHK and FinTech & Crypto Leader, Asia, PwC and Nelson Chow, Chief Fintech Officer (Fintech Facilitation Office), HKMA

The dialogue discusses blockchain technology and how it is being used in financial markets, challenges and further opportunities in its application for capital markets.
12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019
The IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub will be hosting IOSCO's MMoU/ EMMoU Training Workshop on 12 to 14 November 2019. This 3-day workshop, targeted at MMoU signatories and members who expect to sign soon, will focus on the MMoU practicalities with a view to provide a guide on the efficient use of the MMoU/EMMoU and the pre-requisites for becoming an EMMoU signatory.
24 September 2019 - 25 September 2019
The IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub will be hosting IOSCO's Technical Assistance Workshop on Developing On-site Inspection Manuals on 24 and 25 September 2019. This 2-day Workshop aims to be a practical discussion with regard to different approaches taken on on-site inspection manuals and to constitute a venue for sharing experiences in implementing such manuals.
24 June 2019 - 25 June 2019
This 2-day workshop seeked to enhance the Cyber resilience and incident response capabilities of regulators and financial entities to mitigate exposure to Cyber risks. It included an overview of the Cyber risk landscape in financial markets; key components to promote sound Cyber practices, Cyber threat intelligence and decision making, regulatory approaches to Cyber risk management and supervision of Cyber risks.
29 April 2019 - 30 April 2019
Following from the success of last year’s joint Conference on Harnessing Islamic Finance for a Green Future, this year’s Conference held on 29-30 April in Kuala Lumpur, themed Islamic Finance: A Catalyst for Financial Inclusion discussed the use of Islamic finance instruments to support financial inclusion, including the use of fintech to boost shared prosperity.
27 February 2019 - 28 February 2019
This 1.5-day workshop organised by the IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub will discuss latest developments and regulatory implications of crypto-assets and blockchain in securities markets.
15 November 2018 - 16 November 2018
This 2-day Workshop provided participants with a better understanding of the principles behind behavioural economics and the latest developments and applications in global financial markets.
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