Urszula McCormack

Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Hong Kong)

Urszula McCormack is one of Asia’s leading blockchain and financial regulatory specialists, with a focus on emerging technology and financial crime.  In 2018, she was recognised as a Financial Times Top 10 Legal Innovator of the Year.

Urszula advises virtual asset issuers, new DLT protocol developers, custody providers, regulators, global banks, SVFs, payment providers and innovators on new products and structures, including regulatory licensing.  In the financial crime arena, Urszula advises on open API, digital identity, KYC utilities, AML/CTF, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption controls. 

Urszula is a member of the SFC Fintech Advisory Group, Co-Chair of the Fintech Association Policy & Advocacy Committee and a member of the ASIFMA Fintech Working Group.  She is admitted in Australia, England & Wales and Hong Kong, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. 

Ask anyone in the industry what the greatest pain point is for virtual assets, and they will say it is the absence or uncertainty of regulation. On Nov. 1, 2018, the Securities and Futures...
7 November 2018
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