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Live from HK with Prof Douglas Arner: COVID-19 and the FinTech Transformation

Live from HKU: The FinTech Transformation

Live NOW: Dialogue with Professor Douglas Arner: COVID-19 and the FinTech Transformation. Leave your questions in the comment section. How does the COVID-19 pandemic impact financial technology (FinTech)? How can we leverage FinTech to overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19? What are the micro and macro transformations needed for FinTech to adapt to a post-COVID-19 world? 香港大學嘉里基金法學教授Douglas Arner線上直播:疫症對金融科技的影響。疫症如何影響金融科技?應如何利用金融科技應對疫症帶來的挑戰?為了適應役症之後的社會, 金融科技需要進行哪些微觀及宏觀調整?我們將探討有關議題。 ======================HKU’s actions to combat the novel #coronavirus : https://fightcovid19.hku.hk/ #DouglasArner #HKUCovid19 #HKU #covid19

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Live dialogue with Professor Douglas Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at The University of Hong Kong. He will share his insights on COVID-19 and the FinTech Transformation and take your questions from around the world. 

The live online event will be held from 21:00-21:45, HKT  Thursday, May 21, 2020

How does the COVID-19 pandemic impact financial technology (FinTech)? How can we leverage FinTech to overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19? What are the micro and macro transformations needed for FinTech to adapt to a post-COVID-19 world? These are some of the questions we wish to explore.

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DATE: Thursday, May 21

  • 21:00 HKT 
  • 14:00 LDN
  • 18:30 DEL
  • 22:00 TYO
  • 23:00 SYD
  • 06:00 LA/SF 
  • 09:00 NYC

Moderator: NYC-based Sree Sreenivasan, a social and digital media expert and Marshall Loeb Visiting Professor of Digital Innovation at Stony Brook University, New York

Speaker: Professor Douglas Arner is the Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at the University of Hong Kong. He specialises in economic and financial law, regulation and development. In recent years, he has devoted his research to the intersection of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. 

He led the development of the world’s largest massive open online course (MOOC): Introduction to FinTech,  The course, launched on edX in May 2018, has attracted more than 40,000 learners spanning every country in the world. 

He is author, co-author or editor of 15 books, the author or co-author of more than 150 articles, chapters and reports,  He has lectured, co-organised conferences and seminars and has been involved with financial sector reform projects in over 30 economies in Africa, Asia and Europe. He has lectured widely at universities around the world.

He holds a BA from Drury College, a JD, from Southern Methodist University, an LLM, and a PhD from the University of London. Click here to learn more about him.

This is the eighth episode of the #HKUCovid19 series, a global dialogue with HKU experts online.

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