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Crypto Crisis Control: Challenges and Solutions



Reg/Tech Lab's TechReg 360 is a discussion platform at HKU FinTech that highlights current issues, analyses and recommendations from global leaders on financial technology, regulation and sustainability. 

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Catch Professor Douglas Arner, Tanvi Ratna, and Sijuade Animashaun in a discussion about the new report they co-authored: 

Interdependencies in Crypto Ecosystems: Drivers, Implications and Policy Responses 

The report’s findings and recommendations have significant implications for the development of regulations and the sustainability of the crypto ecosystem.


Find out why stakeholders must take note of these recommendations and how implementing them ensure the growth and stability of the crypto market.

This discussion is hosted/moderated by Ajay Shamdasani (host of Regulatory Ramblings Podcasts). 

Policy 4.0 is a research and advisory body working on policy approaches for digital assets.

2 March 2023 | 12:30pm IST/ 3pm HKT
To be streamed live via HKU FinTech's LinkedIn, Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook.

The report is available for download at SSRN.

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About Prof. Douglas Arner

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Douglas W. Arner is the Kerry Holdings Professor in Law, an RGC Senior Fellow, and Associate Dean (Taught Postgraduate) of the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. At HKU, he co-founded and is the Faculty Director of the LLM Compliance and Regulation, LLM Corporate and Financial Law, LITE (Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship), and EAIEL (East Asian International Economic Law and Policy) Programmes. In addition, Douglas is Associate Director of the Standard Chartered Foundation-HKU FinTech Academy, a Senior Visiting Fellow of Melbourne Law School of the University of Melbourne, a non-executive director of NASDAQ and Euronext listed Aptorum Group, an Advisory Board Member of the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), and co-founder and an executive board member of the Asia Pacific Structured Finance Association. He co-founder and former Director of the Faculty’s Asian Institute of International Financial Law. Douglas has served as a consultant with, among others, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UN, APEC, Alliance for Financial Inclusion, and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Professor Arner is also a member of the advistory board at the research and strategy think-tank Policy 4.0. He is ranked in the top 10 law authors at SSRN (all time number of downloads of over 180,000) and the 4th most downloaded law authors in the last 12 months.

About Tanvi Ratna

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Tanvi Ratna is the Founder & CEO of Policy 4.0., and a recognized expert in cryptocurrency policy. She was a blockchain lead at EY India and a Fellow on cryptocurrency regulation at the New America Foundation in Washington DC. She holds a Bachelors in engineering from Georgia Tech and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

About Sijuade Animashaun

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Sijuade Animashaun is an Adjunct Fellow at Policy 4.0. and a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong. His PhD focuses on the intersection of digital financial technologies with law and regulation. He has extensive experience working as a legal practitioner in financial regulations and has participated in several impactful projects with the Nigerian central bank and other key stakeholders in global financial systems.

About Jatin Bedi

Jatin Bedi is a Non-resident Scholar with Policy 4.0. He is a former fixed-income investment banking analyst with Nomura, who currently leads the traders tribe at a decentralized hedge fund. He holds an MBA in finance and has also held several roles in the alternative investments sector.

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