Overview (Program Summary)
On the back of a bullish cryptocurrency market, and with the promise of a future dominated by non-fungible tokens, Web 3.0 and the metaverse - many businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts have dived headfirst into these emerging areas.
Amidst the hype and the news – what legal issues are arising from these areas? In this webinar, we will cover some of these issues – including:
- What are the use cases for NFTs, Web 3.0 and the metaverse and who is getting involved?
- Who are the key stakeholders to projects in these areas?
- What are the key intellectual property and commercial agreement issues in these areas?
- What other legal issues are arising?
- What's next?
Hoi is counsel in Ashurst's Digital Economy practice, based in Hong Kong and working across Asia. He has a wealth of experience on technology and IP-related matters across Asia. He has advised a broad spectrum of clients from international corporations to startups, spanning from TMT to other sectors such as financial services, insurance, entertainment, education and retail.
Hoi’s practice includes advising on:
- Transaction structuring, contract drafting and negotiations – including outsourcing, procurement, supply and distribution arrangements; technology, intellectual property and content licensing, use and development; launch/expansion of B2B and B2C technology services; cloud computing, data centre and telecommunications/network infrastructure projects; and BAU commercial agreements.
- TMT/IP/data-focused M&As, JVs and other corporate transactions.
- TMT-related issues – including fintech, open data, virtual banking, NFTs and digital assets; cybersecurity; data privacy and big data arrangements; and emerging technologies and businesses (e.g. blockchain, smart contracts, facial recognition, AI and e-sports).
Hoi works closely with the Ashurst Advance team – with a particular interest in bringing to clients legal service innovation in technology (including automation of legal tasks and smart contracts-related developments), processes and resources. He writes frequently, and is regularly quoted by the media, on technology law-related topics.
Hoi has been named by Legal 500 as a Rising Star lawyer, and by Chambers Asia Pacific as a Recognised Practitioner in technology law.
Date: Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00pm
Location: Zoom - Webinar links will be sent upon registration
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