Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022 (Webinar 5): Cutting-edge Technologies to Combat Financial Crimes

Webinar Series

About this course

Date:  9 Jun 2022

Time:  14:30 - 17:30 with 2 CPD /CPT Hours

Format: Webinar

Fee: HK$775 per head
- It is fully subsidized for participants from registered financial institutions and trade associations in the conditions that the Cyberport Academy Attendance Policy is complied.
- All learners will NOT be given any Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits and/or attendance record if they are late and/or absent from the class for more than a total of 15 minutes.

Learning Objectives:
- Explore the key concepts and processes shaped by KYC (know your customer) and KYD (know your data)
- Understand data set and how to make it meaningful in the case of crime detection
- Learn the use cases of RegTech, KYC and KYD in multiple sectors across financial services

Training Content:
Session 1
- Topic:  RegTech – KYC (Know Your Customers)
- Time: 14:30-16:00
- Language: Cantonese
- Speaker: Mr. William Lam, Founder and CEO, FundingReach
- What to learn: Compliance is one of the biggest topics for financial institutions, which costs more than USD 100 billion every year globally. While the sector has matured in the last couple of years, with 86% of banks believing there will be more collaboration with the RegTech ecosystem. It is still fundamentally important for financial institutions to harness the power of technology transforming regulatory compliance processes, and therefore, to face more and more sophisticated financial crimes. The industry expert will share specific real use cases of RegTech in Hong Kong and other regions for participants to get an holistic view of KYC requirements and the latest technologies put to use.

Session 2
- Topic: Know Your Data, Know Yourself
- Time: 16:00-17:30
- Language: Cantonese
- Speaker: Mr. Marco Lam, CEO & Co-founder, Hong Kong Managed Security Operation Center Limited
- What to learn: Digitalization makes data easily accessible and searchable. Transforming from paper-based documents to electronic records is an inevitable trend. There has been a phenomenal increase in channels used to collect data, from websites to account transactions. Companies must be able to leverage all forms of internal data to drive better decision-making, set clear business objectives and combat cybercrime. The expert will talk about how companies can make good use of their data, not only to clarify their business objectives, but also to meet their compliance goals, detect cyber-threats and manage their risks.

Participants could get e-Certificates with earned CPD credits. 

*Participants could have 1 month post training playback at CA Portal Smart Learning.
*This webinar is entitled for 2 hours of HKIB CPD (for all PQ holders), SFC CPT,  PWMA OPT, and ACCA CPD.


Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022, FinTech
3 - 10 hours
No credit


Deadline: 08 Jun 2022

By the end of this course, you will learn:


Master the importance of KYC compliance from both global and local perspectives


Find out the industry pain points in compliance and possible solutions


Understand the power of RegTech in KYC processes for better regulatory fulfilment and client experience


Understand how KYD is used throughout the organisation for various purposes


Learn the importance of accessing data in multi-dimensions for risk management


Explore the use cases of risk assessments



Founder and CEO, FundingReach
William is the founder and CEO of FundingReach. He leads the development of a comprehensive RegTech platform under 3 distinctive engines, for instance, iFinGate, iFinHealth and iFinPulse, which help to improve Financial Inclusion through shortening of turnaround time and reducing transaction costs for financial institutions in providing financial services. William has extensive experience in Banking, prior to founding FundingReach, he had held various senior positions in the Corporate and Commercial Banking sector, including Head of Large and Medium Corporates of Commercial Banking at Citibank, Head of Agri and Energy at Standard Chartered Bank, and Head of Local Corporates at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).


CEO & Co-founder, Hong Kong Managed Security Operation Center Limited
Marco Lam is the CEO and co-founder of StormEye. His startup focuses on helping the enterprise to effectively collect daily operations logs and transform them into easy-to-understand data. Being a young entrepreneur and a security expert, he helped a wide range of companies balancing cybersecurity control and business operations. In the aspect of cybersecurity, he is an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification holder, which equip him with both attack and defensive knowledge to help the client in both policy and operational level.