Alexa Lam

Professor, University of Hong Kong

Professor Alexa Lam teaches securities law and regulation in the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining HKU, Professor Lam was the Deputy CEO and Executive Director of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. In those roles, Professor Lam promoted actively financial co-operation between the Mainland and Hong Kong on cross border capital market innovations and opening, including the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) and Mutual Recognition of Funds programs. She also played a significant role in international regulatory initiatives. She co-chaired the Working Group on Margining Requirements of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions.

As start-ups and small businesses continue to crowdfund through the Internet, governments and regulators have had to respond. The United States created a tailored regime for crowdfunding. The United...
6 March 2018
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