APFF Roundtable on Financial Innovation – Fintech 2016: Challenges and Opportunities for Asian Industry and Regulators
15 July 2016, Hong Kong
About the event
Co-organized by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, this roundtable provided a platform to bring together the financial industry, Fintech community and Asian regulators to discuss developments, challenges and opportunities in Fintech and ways to collaborate for the benefit of the region.
Topics included the need for a level playing field while striking the right balance to facilitate innovation, advancement of data and privacy rules and utilitisation of emerging technologies such as block-chain, big data, and others. Industry recommendations or high level principles would be highlighted for educational purposes such as KYC. Furthermore Asian regulators presented their respective country fintech stage of development and perspectives to developing a regulatory framework.