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Challenges And Regulatory Change In Hong Kong’S MPF Market

July 15, 2018

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Hong Kong’s compulsory pension fund, the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), will see significant disruption over the next few years as the Hong Kong Government and the regulator, the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA) look to change the structure of the industry. These changes will have an impact on all market participants, including Trustees, Sponsors, Asset Managers and Members

Regulatory Dynamics Of Artificial Intelligence Global Governance

July 15, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is widely acknowledged to hold radically transformative—and disruptive—potential on par with the invention of the printing press and the Industrial Revolution. Sergey Brin (2018), co-founder of Google, has belittled his accomplishments in comparison: “The new spring in artificial intelligence is the most significant development in computing in my lifetime.” As AI has transformed the economy (Chui et al., 2018), and changes the role of government (Eggers et al., 2017), it also holds the potential for mass unemployment (Nedelkoska & Quintini, 2018), and possibly constitutes an existential threat to humanity (Bostrom, 2014). The careful governance of this disruption is a key challenge and imperative of our time.

How Governments Should Regulate the Crypto Markets?

July 15, 2018

While cryptocurrency investment markets are growing at an exponential rate, the need for solid regulatory systems has yet to be fulfilled. How can governments address countless safety challenges, such as taxation, fraud, and monitoring without hindering the rising investment opportunity? Download PDF Click Here To Download The PDF

Demystifying AI (Ep. 2): Towards an Orwellian Future? with Paul de Font-Reaulx

July 12, 2018

Could AI reduce the use of violence? Would that necessarily be a good thing? In this episode we talk about security concerns in relation to military power, government surveillance and personal data. We ask the question, ’Where will AI take us?’

Driving Gender Equality with Adrian Warr

July 9, 2018

Creating equality in the workplace requires more than simple changes to corporate policies. Hear about one company’s journey and how the Male Allies are pushing for change in Hong Kong. Adrian is managing director of Edelman Hong Kong and is also part of a group of male business leaders in Hong Kong who recently founded […]

Demystifying AI (Ep. 1): An Introduction

July 4, 2018

With all the media buzz surrounding AI and machine learning technologies, it can be hard to gauge what is realistic and what is merely science fiction. In this series, Typhoon will cut through the scaremongering and seek to answer the question ‘just how big will AI become?’

Gamification: A Suitable Approach To Improve Healthcare All Over The World?

July 1, 2018

The Future of Health: With the world’s population forecast to continue to grow throughout the 21st century and with human beings, in developed countries, having greater than ever life expectancy, new approaches to health research and delivery will need to be developed. What roles must governments, organizations and individuals play to ensure that healthcare can be provided universally at a low or zero cost to the individual?

Robotics: Manufacturing A Technology Policy Blueprint

July 1, 2018

Introduction – The Robotics Revolution
When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the University of Science and Technology of China in 2017, he was greeted by two humanoid-robots named “Jia Jia” and “Xiao Man” – “Hello Mr. President, we are pleased to be part of China’s great rejuvenation,” they said. Xi praised the engineers’ work, and stressed the importance of self-led robotics innovation. Miles away, in a factory in Guangdong province, nine robots now do the job of 150 full-time workers (Bland, 2016). Robotic arms hoist circuit boards, process before transporting them through a computer-linked camera for quality inspection. Across China’s manufacturing belts, thousands of factories like this are turning to automation in a major government-backed, robotics-driven industrial revolution.

The Art of Pricing with guest Claire Wang

June 29, 2018

How are brands using psychology to influence our decisions? Packed with entertaining examples, this podcast is the perfect introduction to pricing strategy, which is so much more than a mathematical function.

Monthly News Review – June 2018

June 26, 2018

What does the triumph of populism in Italy mean for the future of Europe? Does Malaysia’s new government herald the end of corruption? Have the G7 and Singapore summits brought the world back from the edge of nuclear destruction and trade war, or caused further polarisation? Find out in our dissection of this month’s biggest […]