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UNSW-Tsinghua Collaboration Workshop on FinTech, RegTech and CBDC

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This is a free workshop, however registration is essential. Opening Remarks Scientia Professor Ross Buckley, King & Wood Mallesons Chair of International Finance Law, UNSW Sydney Australia’s position on digital currencies and the future of FinTech/ RegTech: Ed Tellez, Manager of Payments Policy, Researve Bank of Australia Session 1 – Overview of FinTech, RegTech, and CBDC The Evolution of Currency: From Cash to Cryptos to Sovereign Digital Currencies: Scientia Professor Ross Buckley and Dr Anton Didenko, UNSW Sydney Legal Issues of FinTech and RegTech: A Chinese Perspective: Associate Professor Simin Gao (Tsinghua University) (paper written with Associate Professor Heng Wang) China’s Approach to Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): A Paradigm Shift and Its Law and Culture Analysis, Associate Professor Heng Wang, UNSW Sydney (paper written with Associate Professor Simin Gao) Session 2 – ASIC's Innovation Hub Presentation by Jonathan Hatch, Senior Advisor, ASIC Innovation Hub Session 3 - The implications of FinTech, RegTech, and CBDC for the world (including Australia and China) Panel discussion on the latest technology trends and innovations in FinTech and RegTech, central bank digital currency and how these will impact Australia Panellists: Scientia Professor Ross Buckley, King & Wood Mallesons Chair of International Finance Law, UNSW Sydney Associate Professor Simin Gao, Tsinghua University Associate Professor Heng Wang, UNSW Sydney Session 4 - Potential risks and opportunities Problems that Arise from a Failure to Consider Competition Issues, Dr Rob Nicholls, UNSW Sydney Debt Financing Tools of Local Government in China and Risks, Dr Ruoying Chen, UNSW Sydney Digital Currency and Its Challenges to Protect International Investment under the Current Regime, Dr Lu Wang, UNSW Sydney