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10th Business Ethics Forum “Business Ethics in the Digital Era”

07.02.2020, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm


The theme for BEF 2020 is Business Ethics in the Digital Era with focus on ethical digital framework, including best data management practices, machine learning and artificial intelligence ethics, which is a new branch of ethics principle relating to data, algorithms and corresponding practices.

We bring together some of the most influential and prominent leaders and regulators from the financial services industry to discuss on the subject from different perspectives.


Opening Remarks by Mr Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of The Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Industry Panel: Ethical Digital Framework Beyond People and Culture

In the digital era, the sheer quantity and quality of data collected by businesses has increased dramatically and exponentially. The panellists from key industry players will share the challenges face in today’s fast changing business environment. They will also share their insights and best practices in data and AI ethics, including ownership, confidentiality, transparency, consent, privacy and openness, which are essential components for an ethical digital framework.

We are pleased to have key regulators to join this panel discussion:
Mr David Hsu, Hong Kong Country Compliance Officer and Greater China Compliance Head, Citi
Mr Sebastian Dovey, Entrepreneur, Business Founder & Mentor in Financial Services, and Fitch Learning Thought Leader-in-Residence
Mr Eric Sum, Chief Executive Officer, Fusion Bank
Ms Sohee Park, Chief Product Officer, Group Investments and Technology, Ping An Group
Moderator: Mr Henri Arslanian, Global Crypto Leader and Asia FinTech Leader, PwC

Regulatory Panel: The Rise of Data and AI Ethics

The trend of big data, machine learning and AI is affecting every stakeholder in the industry, including regulators. The key regulators will discuss and share their views on good business ethics code and framework related to data and AI ethics in the digital era. They will also share their expectation and roles in shaping the ethical digital framework in the future.

We are pleased to have key regulators to join this panel discussion:
Ms Julia Leung, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Intermediaries of Securities and Futures Commission
Mr Clement Cheung, Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Authority
Ms Alice Law, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Moderator: Ms Ka Shi Lau, Managing Director & CEO of BCT Group

Luncheon with Ashley Alder, CEO, Securities and Futures Commission

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9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute


JW Marriott Hong Kong
One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty Hong Kong + Google Map