2017 Hong Kong FinTech week - Videos

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Matthew Phillips – top considerations for investing in AI 

Oct 2017 

Our Financial Services Leader Matthew Phillips comments on the top considerations for investing in artificial intelligence (AI). PwC has the full capability to provide due diligence services for investors and to evaluate if the targeted AI companies are technologically capable.

 

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Shirley Xie – the FinTech talent landscape

Oct 2017 

Hong Kong has the right talent for FinTech but it is essential for future practitioners to be creative and innovative, take risks and embrace technology, according to Shirley Xie, our China and Hong Kong Consulting Leader. 

 

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Duncan Fitzgerald – ICO governance, accounting and tax

Oct 2017 

Our Hong Kong Risk Assurance Partner Duncan Fitzgerald shares best practices for token sales, namely the governance and tax related issues in considering ICO (Initial Coin Offering) establishment.

 

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William Gee – regulations on blockchain and DLT

Oct 2017 

William Gee, our China Risk Assurance Partner, shared PwC's cybersecurity whitepaper at HKMA's DLT 2.0 panel, emphasising that cyber control must align with the blockchain environment and ecosystem, as well as government regulations. 

 

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Eberhard Schoneburg – leveraging the power of AI

Oct 2017 

Eberhard Schoneburg, our Hong Kong Senior AI Advisor, says deep learning, despite some limitations, is the essential tool for businesses seeking to implement artificial intelligence (AI) now. 

 

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James Chang – digitalising wealth management

Oct 2017 

Wealth management is seen to be one of the sectors in China that is most vulnerable to disruption, with 52% of respondents in the sector believing that such business is at risk of moving to FinTech companies, according to the Global FinTech Report 2017 China summary.

Wealth managers and advisors should take an O2O (online-to-offline) approach with clients to ensure that they are offering digital capabilities with a human touch, says James Chang, our China Financial Services Consulting Leader. 

 

 

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Henri Arslanian – best ICO practices

Oct 2017 

Having an appropriate know your customer (KYC) and governance framework is required before undertaking an ICO (Initial Coin Offering), says Henri Arslanian, our FinTech and RegTech Lead.

 

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Akihiko Katayama and Suyog Shukla - FinTech opportunities in 2018

Oct 2017 

PwC Emerging Technology Group representatives Suyog Shukla and Akihiko Katayama share their views on the biggest FinTech opportunities in 2018.

 

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Hong Kong FinTech week 2017 recap

Oct 2017 

Henri Arslanian shares five takeaways and hot topics discussed during Hong Kong FinTech week 2017. 

 

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