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Looking Back Looking Forward (LBLF)

LBLF provides a concise and analytical discussion of issues relating to the intersection of finance, technology, regulation, globalization and sustainable development.


Led by Professor Douglas Arner, LBLF focuses on major current issues in global finance, presenting them in their wider context.


Topics include digitization and datafication of finance, major trends and themes in global finance and its regulation, and the role of finance in sustainable development.


LBLF goes out every month to over 100,000 learners on the HKU-edX Professional Certificate in FinTech.


2024: Global Shift to Regulated Digital Assets

Looking Back Looking Forward

with Professor Douglas Arner


In this episode of Looking Back Looking Forward, Douglas Arner's insightful discussion explores the monumental shift occurring in 2024, where digital assets are making the leap into regulation across pivotal jurisdictions worldwide. Arner thoroughly examines the competitive regulated digital assets industry, previously highlighted as one of the five key themes to watch for in 2024.


In this video, discover the implications of this transformation, from the establishment of comprehensive standards to the entry of regulated financial institutions, shaping a new landscape for finance and the digital economy.  - WATCH NOW!

LBLF Season 3
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