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Louie Lee


Louie Lee has a unique professional background as a lawyer with close to 20 years of PQE (post qualification experience) having worked in corporate finance departments at major international law firms, and he has close to 10 years of regulatory experience at the SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) in the Corporate Finance and Investment Products (previously Policy, China and Investment Products) Divisions.


He has worked as the Head of Legal & Compliance of large financial institutions and a leading securities firm (type 1, 2, 4, 6, 9 regulated activities). Moreover, he is a member of the RegTech Committee of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong since 2019.


Mr. Lee holds an LLB (Bachelor of Laws) with Honours from the University of Liverpool and is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

In 2023 Mr. Lee was mentioned in the asialaw ranking 2023 as a 'notable' lawyer.

asialaw 2023 Laurel
Louie Lee Consultant

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''Louie utilises his legal, regulatory, and compliance expertise in acting as a solution provider for financial institutions. He is pushing for more proactive regulatory measures for the virtual asset space in Hong Kong through advising financial institutions in both their applications for virtual asset related licenses and their business operational plans.''


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​Distributed Ledger Technology & Law 101 Series, 2021 © Hong Kong Lawyer

Available in English

Summary: Whilst blockchain has been made famous by the rise of bitcoin, it is pertinent to note that blockchain is just one of many different forms of distributed ledger technology

Keywords: data storage, blockchain, network, transaction, validation

Blockchain Image

Distributed Ledger Technology & Law 101 Series, 2021, © Hong Kong Lawyer

Available in English

Summary: One of the key features that made Blockchain famous is the concept of a distributed decentralized network that provides immutable records, enhanced privacy, security, and transparency in its transaction

Keywords: immutability, algorithm, data, system, automation

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Distributed Ledger Technology & Law 101 Series, 2021, © Hong Kong Lawyer

Available in English​

Summary: The reality is that many traders merely wish to attain pseudo-anonymity and to trade without needing to worry about being robbed which is different from trading with a pseudo-identity
Keywords: crypto eco-system, Financial Action Task Force, Completeness, implementation

Crypto Currency Market

2021, © Hong Kong Lawyer

Available in English​

Summary: For most crypto-investors, 2021 was undoubtedly a wild ride Bitcoin surging to all-time highs before retracing at the beginning of 2022
Keywords: NFT, Virtual Assets, regulation, developments, growth

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