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With increasing adoption of technology in various industries, data privacy and cybersecurity have become a great concern for users, companies and regulators. Banks and merchants must understand the requisite legal and compliance standards for risk control.

In this webinar, several industry experts will share their insights on:
• The most common violations in Data Privacy
• Comparison of Data privacy regulation across the Europe, the US, China, and Hong Kong
• How does the Cloud technologies and Blockchain can tackle the challenges
• What solution is available for Hong Kong to mitigate the risk of Data Privacy violation
• What could be the future model to trade internationally

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.


Emil Chan, FinTech Committee Chairman, Smart City Consortium

Emil is a Fintech evangelist with over 20 years' experience in managing IT and business transformation projects in international financial institutions. He previously worked for several sizeable international banks, including Credit Suisse and BayernLB in the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager AP. He has extensive experience in both business and IT consulting, encompassing design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia. He is an adjunct professor, a visiting lecturer as well as an advisor of various departments of local universities, including HKU, PolyU, CityU, Hang Seng U, Lingnan U and VTC. In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popular adoption of technology. He is the Founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The Fintech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium, Hon. Secretary and Board Member of Invotech, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association, Supervisory Committee Member of iProA and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK.

Stefano Fois, Senior Manager, CIO Advisory Practice Lead, Sia Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd

Stefano leads the CIO Advisory practice for Sia Partners in Asia and has over 10 years' experience in the CIO Advisory domain for different business sectors. In particular, he has developed strong experience in Information Security (Data Protection) for the Insurance, Banking and Manufacturing industries. He has been leading various maturity assessments, remediation programmes and cost optimization initiatives as project manager and Subject Matter Expert.

Napoleon Wong, Barrister-at-law, Albert Luk’s Chambers

Napoleon have completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at City University of Hong Kong, and is currently practising as a barrister in Albert Luk’s Chambers. He have completed his LLB in Coventry University in the United Kingdom, completed his LLM ft Intellectual Property in Queen Mary University of London and completed the distant learn from the World Intellectual Property Organization. Napoleon have also served as an IP Ambassador for the Intellectual Property Department.


Helina Lo, Managing Director, Head of Risk Regulatory and Compliance, Sia Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd

Helina has over 20 years of consulting and in-house banking experience, and heads up the Risk and Regulatory Compliance practice for Sia Partners in Asia. She has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience on advisory and project delivery for a wide spectrum of regional and local projects on compliance, risk, operations, finance and cross functions in the financial services industry. Helina has a keen interest in technology and innovation disrupting Risk and Compliance. She has CPA, CISA and PMP professional qualification. She is also a core member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong's RegTech Committee.

Language English
Date and Time 2020/11/27 15:30 to 17:00
Venue This event will take place online via Zoom
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Cathy Chan
Tel: 28231282
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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