The Department of Justice’s Mediation Conference 2022 was successfully held on 6 May 2022. The Mediation Conference was attended by more than 1,200 online participants from 19 jurisdictions around the world.
Our Mr. Basil Hwang spoke at Panel Session 3, “Metaverse: Happily Ever After or a Dangerous Start?”, where he shared his views and insights on the features and risks of cryptocurrencies, the crypto market, crypto crime, Hong Kong crypto regulation, examples of key regulatory/enforcement actions in Hong Kong, Singapore and the US, and our firm’s experience in handling contentious and non-contentious crypto cases. Basil and other distinguished speakers also discussed various interesting legal and practical issues surrounding cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens.