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|Issue #128 (Jan - Feb 2023)
Premier FinTech Awards Recognise and Celebrate Innovation and Excellence
For the past seven years, The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) has been appointed as the Leading Organiser of the FinTech Award; part of the Hong Kong ICT Awards programme. In this article, Banking Today takes a close look at the Grand and Gold Award winners and discovers how their cutting-edge Fintech solutions meet the needs of an increasingly digital society as well as further enhancing Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s leading financial centres.
Navigating Six Decades of Game-changing Technology
As the HKIB begins a year of 60th anniversary celebrations, through a series of articles, Banking Today will reflect on some of the Institute’s important milestones and its on-going mission to provide professional development pathways for bankers of today and tomorrow. In this edition, the focus is on the way that technology has not only shaped Hong Kong’s banking and financial sector, but also how the HKIB has utilised technology for the benefit of its members and the wider community.
Proposed Financial Stability Law Designed to Prevent Systemic Risks in Mainland China’s Financial System
In a bid to prevent systemic financial risks and strengthen safety nets in Mainland China’s economy, a new draft law lays the foundation to fix the “scattered” set of rules currently used to manage financial risks while also enhancing financial resilience.
Independent Commission Against Corruption: A Trusted Partner for Integrity Capacity Building in the Banking Sector
Banking is about trust. To sustain the competitive advantage of Hong Kong’s banking system and to protect the interest of different stakeholders through economic upturns and downturns, it is important to uphold a solid probity culture in the banking industry and ensure that every banking practitioner maintains the highest ethical standards.
Hong Kong Land Leases: What Happens Beyond 2047?
While the Hong Kong stock market has a market capitalisation of about HKD42 trillion, arguably the city’s single most valuable asset class is the value of land. As land and property are common collateral used in the banking sector, with thousands of property leases due to expire, the following Special Explainer article looks at the issue of post-2047 land lease arrangements in Hong Kong and what this could mean for the banking and finance sector.