Hong Kong Fintech Week
Organized by InvestHK, a HKSAR government department, supported by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), the Insurance Authority (IA) and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX), and with AMTD Group as the sole strategic partner, Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019 took place from November 4th to 8th in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. This is the second year in a row that AMTD Group serves as a sole strategic partner for Hong Kong Fintech Week.
The opening ceremony of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019 was held on the trading floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). Calvin Choi, Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group; James Henry Lau Jr, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, together with Charles Ng Kwok-choi, Associate Director-General of InvestHK addressed the opening ceremony as the officiating guests. Other guests included Lukas Petrikas, Managing Director and Head of Innovation Lab of HKEX; Nelson Chow, Chief Fintech Officer of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA); Clara Chiu, Head of Fintech Unit and Director of Licensing at the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC); Raymond Tam, Executive Director of the Insurance Authority (IA); Peter Yan, CEO of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company; Albert Wong, CEO of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and Hugh Chow, CEO of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). This annual event brought together all executives and regulators who are in charge of financial regulation and technological innovation, representing the prospects of fintech in Hong Kong.