Event Details

FWA Exchange: Digitised Securities, Technology & the Transformation of Capital Markets; Friday, July 17 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
30 January 2020
Zoom Webinar
  • Members Only Event
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  • ✪ Member's Fee: $0.00





FWA, in collaboration with Nomura and iSTOX, is pleased to bring you the next FWA Exchange Session: Digitised Securities, Technology & the Transformation of Capital Markets.

Progressive in this space, Nomura & iSTOX shall share deep background, knowledge and up-to-date information on digitised securities – what they mean, how they work and what impact they may have on the future of the financial ecosystem. 


Specifically, we will explore:


  1. Macro Trends in Capital Markets: Time for Reform - Digitisation and technological transformation in capital markets
  2. Regulation & Technology: Unlocking Opportunity in The Digitised Century - Convergence of regulatory directives to digitalisation; Leveraging on emerging new technology like blockchain /digitised securities
  3. New Opportunities in Private Investments - Types of alternative investments available
  4. The 21st Century Private Market Ecosystem - The future of private markets

Come join us in this exciting dive into the digitalisation of capital markets! 


Event Agenda

12:20 pm:     Registration

12:30 pm:     Introduction by Jacqueline Chua, FWA President

                     Prateebha Narayan, Co-Lead - Women in Nomura Network, Executive Director, Operations

12:40 pm:     Keynote Speech by Olivier Dang, Nomura Global COO, Wholesale Digital Office

12:50 pm      iSTOX Sharing by Darius Liu, iSTOX, Co-Founder & COO & 

                      Oi Yee Choo, iSTOX, Chief Commercial Officer

1:15 pm         Q&A 

1:25 pm         Event Closing

1:30 pm         Event Ends



Registered participants will receive the link for the Zoom session prior to the event.




Olivier Dang, Managing Director, Global Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale Digital Office, Nomura   


Olivier Dang is the Global Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Digital Office of Nomura. He supports the development and implementation of the digital strategy of Nomura’s Wholesale business.  Olivier has been at Nomura since 2010 and held various roles in Corporate Strategy and Business Management.  


Prior to this, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey in London and he started his career as an entrepreneur building a mobile internet company in France.  


He holds an MSc in Telecommunications from the Chalmers University of Technology, an engineering degree from the Institut Superieur d’Electronique de Paris and an M.B.A. from the London Business School. 

Olivier is based in Hong Kong. 

Darius Liu, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, iSTOX 


Throughout his career, Darius has helped to guide a variety of public and private sector organizations to achieve operational goals through the careful and judicious use of strategy.  

As Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for iSTOX, Darius oversees day-to-day operations for the company, including commercial growth via investor and issuer recruitment and onboarding. Prior to starting iSTOX, Darius held a variety of roles with GIC, most recently as Vice President of Total Portfolio Strategy (TPS) of the Economics & Investment Strategy department.  

He has also served in several roles within the Singapore government, including Head of Strategic and Operational Planning at the Singapore Ministry of Defence and Senior Associate for Investment and Reserves at the Ministry of Finance. 

Darius holds a BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He also holds a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore.  

Oi Yee Choo, Chief Commercial Officer, iSTOX 

Oi Yee has 20 years of capital raising and M&A advisory experience. Prior to joining iSTOX, Oi Yee was with UBS for 6 years covering Singapore for UBS Investment Banking. She joined UBS from Morgan Stanley where she was Head of Singapore Investment Banking. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she ran the Southeast Asia real estate investment banking franchise for Nomura Singapore Limited. She started her investment banking career with Citigroup covering Singapore corporates and real estate clients.  
Between 2006-2008, Oi Yee was Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Parkway Holdings Limited, the largest healthcare company in Asia, and helped them create Parkway Life REIT.  
She is currently an Authority Member of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.  
Oi Yee graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and also has a Masters in Business Administration from Manchester Business School.  




Please note places are on a first-come-first-served basis so do register early! Deadline for registration is 13 July 2020. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. We apologise that requests for places after the deadline will not be entertained. As places are limited and if you have RSVP but cannot make it, we appreciate that you cancel your registration so that we can make the place available to someone else. Cancellation details are provided below under NO SHOW POLICY. Thank you.



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Gold members- Registration at FWA member rates for up to 5 persons per Institutional Member.


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