Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017 – TechLegal Day


  • The Law and Technology Centre, Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Legal Hackers

Date: October 24, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:40pm
Venue: Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, the University of Hong Kong

Legal Innovation Panel Series 2017, in collaboration with HKU Law and Technology Centre and the Hong Kong Legal Hackers, is a fresh initiative which aims at engaging legal practitioners, technologists, policy-makers, academia and students to discuss and to explore the issues in both LegalTech and TechLegal. Through panel discussions we hope to encourage not just dissemination but also exchange of knowledge about legal innovation.

Event agenda:

Panel Discussion #1: Reinvent the obsolete legislation – Facilitating Innovation and Technology Development

The Hon. Charles Mok – Legislative Council member on IT Functional Constituency

Carrie Suen – Head of International Legal (Acting), Ant Financial Services Group
Alan Lee – Executive Director of RISKSIS
Bastien Douglas – Founder and Director (Community) for Open Data HK

Panel Discussion #2: Decrypting Virtual Currency and Crowdfunding Regulations

Prof. Alexa Lam – Professor of Legal Practice, The University of Hong Kong

Pádraig Walsh – Partner at Bird & Bird
Urszula McCormack – Partner at King & Wood Mallesons
Joseph Wang – Chief Science Officer at Bitquant Research Laboratories