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Webinar: COVID-19 and the Acceleration of Digital Payments and Financial Services in Asia-Pacific – Opportunities and Challenges (Part 2)





Event Highlights

 

In the 2nd installment of our APG (ASEAN Plus Group) Fintech webinar series, we continue to bring you insights on how COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of Digital Payments and the digital transformation of Financial Services in the Asia Pacific Region.  This time the countries featured are: China, Indonesia and Malaysia.

APG (ASEAN Plus Group) is a group of full-service and well-established law firms in Asia, with strong local knowledge and international expertise. The group functions as a bridge for our clients to venture regionally with confidence. APG provides clients direct access to 14 lucrative markets in the region, including Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Together our APG team is not only attuned to the nuances of working in Asia, but also possesses the added perspective and expertise of an international firm.

 

Hear from our partners from these jurisdictions:

China

  • Overview of Financial Service Sectors in China
  • Regulatory Environment of FinTech in China
  • Government Initiatives and FinTech Development Plan
  • Development of Digital Payment during COVID-19 Pandemic

Indonesia

  • Overview of FinTech Ecosystem
  • FinTech Regulatory Framework
  • Impact of COVID-19 & Overcoming Challenges
  • Future of FinTech

Malaysia

  • P2P and Equity Crowd Funding Platforms – Report Card
  • Digital Payment and E Wallets – Market Consolidation
  • Government Initiatives
  •  Digital Banking – New Frontier

 

Meet Our Moderator

 

Ch’ng Li-Ling
Partner
RHTLaw Asia

Ch’ng Li-Ling is one of the founding members of RHTLaw Asia and heads the Financial Services (Regulatory) Practice. Her areas of practice include corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, securities and financial services regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. She advises financial institutions, FinTech firms and investors on acquisitions and capital-raising, on MAS licensing and regulatory requirements for capital markets services providers, operators of organised markets and payment services providers on digital token issuances and the establishment of digital assets exchanges and e-payments platforms.

 

Meet Our Speakers

 

Henry Huang
Managing Partner
Grandall Law Firm
(Shanghai)

Henry has rich experience in the following areas: cross-border investment and financing, M&A, financial service innovation, commercial dispute settlement. His services include the structural design of cross-border investment, management of onshore and offshore M&A; financial services, in particular, the services relating to innovation and financial regulatory compliance. He is also an expert in corporate and commercial dispute settlement.

 

Genio Atyanto
Managing Partner
Nasoetion & Atyanto
(N&A)
Genio has substantial experience in various types of capital markets, merger and acquisition, finance and general corporate commercial work. He has extensive experience in structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating transactional and commercial agreements and executing complex transactions conducted by public or private companies. He advises FinTech companies in their various commercial agreements and fundraising transactions by way of borrowing or equity, including through the initial public offering.

 

N. Mohanthas 
Partner
Paul Cheah Associates
(PCA)
Mohanthas specializes in the emerging legal frontier in regulatory and compliance framework in banking and securities market sectors encompassing primarily fintech, digital assets and exchanges in Malaysia. He has experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate exercises such as initial public offerings and flotations on the Bursa Securities and security issues.

 

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