Hong Kong: Bitcoin - Past, present and very much the future

19 June 2014

12:30 - 2:00pm (12:00 for registration)

Bird & Bird offices, 4/F Pacific Place Three, One Queen’s Road East, Hong Kong

We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, our panel event will be postponed until further notice. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this change may cause.

Bitcoin is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Yet, no other technology has excited as much interest or attention since the advent of the internet. It is here to stay. It will change our lives in ways we can scarcely imagine. In this Bird & Bird panel event, we will:

  • tell the story of Bitcoin up till now
  • review the intellectual property issues and possibilities that this technology raises
  • assess the current and future regulation of Bitcoin
  • discuss the investment opportunities that arise in the Bitcoin ecosystem
  • consider the future applications of this technology outside the crypto-currency sphere

Our speakers for this panel event include:

Ken Lo, CEO and Co-Founder of ANX Bitcoin Exchange

Brendan Blumer, Founder of ii5 Ventures

Michelle Chan, Partner, Bird & Bird, with a focus on TMT

Hank Leung, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird, with a focus on intellectual property


Padraig Walsh, Partner, Bird & Bird, with a focus on corporate and regulatory

Would you like to attend?