Each virtual one-hour training session will provide a basic introduction to the topic in a dynamic format to encourage interaction including use of polling and opportunity for Q&A. The program is aimed at getting junior and intermediate staff up to speed on these emerging areas in finance within Asia. In addition to the live training sessions, every participant will have exclusive access to an online repository containing numerous educational resources, including an outline of the topic, the related session presentation provided by the expert presenter, as well as background material on each topic, pre and post-training session surveys, suggested persons or organisations to follow for ongoing learning and on-demand videos of each event. The training sessions and supporting materials will be in English.

Program Details

Number of sessions:

Twelve (12)


Monthly, starting from January 2021, ending December 2021


1-hour per session

Medium of Instruction:


Mode of Instruction:

Online (Webinar via Zoom supported by exclusive access to the Series on ASIFMA website login)

Series Fees

$180 USD (non-members)

$150 USD (ASIFMA member firms and Partner Associations)

Presenters Profile

  • Scott Flower (PhD) (Global Intelligence Officer (APAC) at FS-ISAC)

    Scott Flower (PhD)

    Global Intelligence Officer (APAC) at FS-ISAC

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  • David Leach (Head of Cybersecurity & Technology Controls (CTC) for Asia Pacific at JP Morgan)

    David Leach

    Head of Cybersecurity & Technology Controls (CTC) for Asia Pacific at JP Morgan

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  • Susan Lo (Senior Manager, Risk Assurance at PwC)

    Susan Lo

    Senior Manager, Risk Assurance at PwC

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ASIFMA Members

- Each pass allows one (1) participant to access the entire series
- Access is not transferrable between individuals


- Each pass allows one (1) participant to access the entire series
- Access is not transferrable between individuals


Topics and Schedules

  • China Financial Markets Explained (28 January 2021, 12noon - 1pm - HKT/SGT)
  • Sustainable Finance/ESG in Asia (23 February 2021, 12noon - 1pm - HKT/SGT)
  • AI, Big Data (23 March 2021, 12noon - 1pm - HKT/SGT)
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)
  • Cybersecurity (6 May 2021, 12noon - 1pm - HKT/SGT)
  • India Financial Markets Explained
  • Data, Privacy Policy and the Cloud
  • Diversity in Capital Markets
  • Operational Resilience of Firms
  • Conduct and Individual Accountability
  • Greater Bay Area Development
  • Tokenised Securities 


Please read the important notes below before you register.


  • ASIFMA member rate is applicable for member only. Please click HERE​​ to check if you are a member before proceeding to the next page. 

Partner Association

  • Discount is offered to Partner Association (s). Please select "non-member" category and input the appropriate discount code to enjoy this offer.

Certificates, Accreditation


An electronic Proof of Attendance will be issued at the end of the entire series for those who attended at least 8 LIVE sessions out of 12. 

*Recordings will be available on demand but watching them will not be counted as attendance.


Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Continuous Professional Training (CPT) points will be granted for those located in Hong Kong for sessions attended. Similar accreditation is being sought in other jurisdictions