Digital Assets Offshore Trends


Date: Friday, June17th, 2022
Time: 2:00-4:00p.m. (Beijing Time)

Dear Valued Partner,

ASCENT Fund Services, Cobo, Baker McKenzie, and Deribit are pleased to invite you to join us for our webinar.

2022 Digital Assets Offshore Trends – DeFi, Derivatives, Legal, Operations
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Lily Z. King, COO, Cobo
Joy Lam, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Lin Chen, BD Asia, Deribit
Vanessa Wu, VP Sales, ASCENT Fund Services
Nicole Shen, Head of Sales, ASCENT Fund Services

Major topics:

Key Trends & Strategies for Digital Asset Funds
Return & Risk on your Digital Assets Derivatives
Access DeFi Yield Securely & Efficiently in Bear Market
Offshore Operations on Digital Asset Funds

About the Speakers:

Lily Z. King

Lily Z. King

Before Cobo, Lily was with PAG, one of the largest alternative investment management firms for more than 11 years, advising both the buyout and growth funds. She leverages her hybrid expertise in law, social policy, finance and technology to design the right structure and mechanism that will make complicated deals work.

Cobo is the largest cryptocurrency custody and DeFi platform in the Asia Pacific providing leading custody solutions and high yield investment products to institutions and qualified HNWIs globally. Cobo developed the world’s first DeFi-as-a-Service (DaaS) infrastructure that enables institutions to delegate access controls across their teams and access DeFi protocols safely, the first of its kind globally.


Joy Lam

Joy Lam
Partner (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
Baker McKenzie

Joy Lam is a virtual asset specialist in Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office. Joy’s practice focuses on advising clients within the virtual assets ecosystem in relation to virtual asset funds, tokenized funds, non-fund tokenized offerings, and the complex and rapidly evolving regulatory requirements for providing infrastructure that services the virtual assets ecosystem.

Joy’s representative experience includes advising on Asia’s first open ended tokenized fund, Asia’s first closed ended tokenized fund and securing the first approval from Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission for a 100% virtual assets fund that permits subscriptions and redemptions to be effected in the form of virtual assets.Joy is recognized as “Up and Coming” in Investment Funds by Chambers 2021 and was named a “Rising Star” in 2022 by China Business Law Journal as one of 20 young elite lawyers from international firms engaged in China-related business.


Lin Chen

Lin Chen
BD Asia

Over the last 4 years, Lin Chen has led Deribit Business Development in Asia, onboarding a wide range of institutional clients and partners in crypto derivative space. Previously she worked for a crypto options Market Maker and kickstarted a Fintech company in China successfully secured VC investments. She graduated from Cambridge University in the UK with a degree in Mathematics.


Vanessa Wu

Vanessa Wu
Vice President of Sales
ASCENT Fund Services

Vanessa is active connecting inbound and outbound investment funds globally.For digital assets (incl. crypto, DeFi, Mining, NFT, Metaverse etc.),shesupports fund managers from big names to startups, to launch offshore funds in different jurisdictions including Cayman, BVI, Singapore, and Jersey, with various types including hedge funds, FoF, Crypto VC, hybrid funds. She graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University with a master degree in English Language and Literature.

ASCENT has been growing aggressively with more than 15 offices, over 180 employees globally over the past 3 years, and has the No. 1 market share in crypto funds in APAC region.


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