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DLT and Capital Markets- For Investors, Legal Firms & Corporate Firms

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With DLT like blockchain and digitized securities gaining greater acceptance, what does this mean for investors in the future?

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With distributed ledger technologies (DLT) like blockchain and digitized securities gaining greater acceptance, we are at the dawn of what could be a transformational age for capital markets. What does this mean for investors? What are the implications for law and corporate advisory practitioners?

Yingyu Wang (Ying), Managing Director of Taylor Vinters Via LLC, will explore legal frameworks & compliance matters pertaining to digitized securities offerings and trading, developments in the legal landscape, and common fundraising legal structures used for securities offerings.

Yee Chia Hsing, Head of Catalist and Managing Director of CIMB, will discuss the current landscape for fundraising, common pain points related to it, and how platforms like iSTOX may help address those pain points.

Darren Ong, Head of Investor Sales in iSTOX, will share how their platform addresses longstanding gaps in private capital markets through distributed ledger and smart contract technology, and how they are able to bring flexible bespoke innovation to underserved investors in an open, trusted, and regulated environment.

Join us if you are ready to experience tomorrow’s capital markets today!

About the Speakers:

Yingyu Wang (Ying) is the Managing Director of the Singapore counterpart of Taylor Vinters Via, a law firm that is committed to working with innovative and entrepreneurially minded people and businesses. She has been consistently named as a leading individual in Technology, Media & Telco Law by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and was the only female noted by Chambers & Partners for IP litigation in 2017. She was also highlighted in the “40 under 40” list of lawyers in Asia by Asia Legal Business in 2016 and the “2016 Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under” list by Singapore Business Review. In 2018, she was named one of Singapore’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal and one of the world’s top ten cryptocurrency experts in the world by The Cryptocurrency Magazine. Ying believes that distributed ledger technology will become a key enabler in various sectors and constantly seeks knowledge in relation to the development and adoption of this technology.

Yee Chia Hsing is currently Head of Catalist and Managing Director of CIMB Bank Berhad’s Singapore Branch. At CIMB Bank, he is responsible for the introduction, supervision, and continuing sponsorship of Catalist companies on the SGX-ST. Yee has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Chia Hsing holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (First Class Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He currently serves on the Audit Committee of Ren Ci Hospital (a Singapore charity), as well as First Sponsor Group Limited, and Ezion Holdings Limited (both listed on SGX-ST). He is an elected Member of Parliament for Chua Chu Kang Group Representation Constituency in Singapore.

Darren Ong is an accomplished banking professional with proven record in exceeding targets. As Head of Investor Sales at iSTOX, Darren is passionate about opportunities the proprietary iSTOX platform brings to underserved segments of the investing community and the platform’s mission of providing more choices and better opportunities to all. Prior to joining iSTOX, his extensive experiences include Head of Citibank’s Equity and Treasury products desk, Segments Strategy and Management lead, and a top Citigold Private Client Relationship Manager, among other roles in Citi and ExxonMobil. He is also the founder of a fintech company which was incubated within Citi Venture’s D10X group. Darren holds an MSc. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MSc. in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the American Engineering Honor society, Tau Beta Pi, a recipient of Reuters Book Prize, DBS Gold Medal and Rosemary Wojtowicz Fellowship Award.

About iSTOX:

Based in Singapore, iSTOX is the first regulated capital markets platform in any major financial center to support the end-to-end issuance, custody, and trading of digitized securities. Drawing on proprietary blockchain and smart contract technology, iSTOX features lower costs, greater transparency, more options for users, and greater opportunity for all.

iSTOX’s investors include Singapore Exchange, Temasek Holdings subsidiary Heliconia, and Kiatnakin Phatra.

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