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Save the dateOctober 17, 20194 PM - 6 PM Add to Calendar
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The American Chamber of Commerce in HK

1904 Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road
Central, Hong Kong

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In June this year, Facebook formally announced its plans to launch a digital currency token, Libra. It has since been hailed in the news by supporters as the next generation of payments that can open up financial services to underserved populations and by critics as an assault on the global currency system that must be stopped. Given the reach of Facebook and the broad spectrum of firms which are supporting the project (such as Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, Vodaphone, etc.) it is worth taking the initiative seriously.


AmCham's Financial Services Committee will gather a panel of practitioners and academics who intimately know the digital asset, innovative ventures, and payment platforms ecosystems to help business leaders understand how Libra's potential business implications for the finance sector and corporates, how this currency may need to be managed and whether they should start preparing to add it to their own payments systems.


Join us for a lively discussion followed by a networking cocktail.


Light refreshment included


Hosted by the Financial Services Committee

Speakers
Speakers
  • Douglas W. Arner (Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at University of Hong Kong)

    Douglas W. Arner

    Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at University of Hong Kong

  • Alicia Garcia Herrero (Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis)

    Alicia Garcia Herrero

    Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis

  • Melody Ma (General Counsel at OSL Brokerage)

    Melody Ma

    General Counsel at OSL Brokerage

  • Antony Morris (Managing Director of Industrie IT, Hong Kong)

    Antony Morris

    Managing Director of Industrie IT, Hong Kong

  • Jean-Remi Lopez (Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific at DTCC)

    Jean-Remi Lopez

    Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific at DTCC

Tickets
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Member Price HKD 390

Non-member

HKD 550

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Free
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