Monday, February 6, 2023

HKU Law alumna Dorothy Siron (Zhong Lun Law Firm) on Regulatory Ramblings Episode 11 podcast

Regulatory Ramblings Ep11. Dorothy Siron is the Co-Managing partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm’s Hong Kong office. She heads the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Being born and raised in the territory, where she trained as a solicitor, before recertifying in Canada. Dorothy is also a veteran litigator.
     Her expertise encompasses white collar and financial crime in HK and overseas, crime, cyber fraud, enforcement of foreign judgments as well as trust and probate disputes, and family law matters. In her worldwide pursuit of wrongfully obtained assets.
     As crypto-related frauds, such as those involving cryptocurrency theft, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and ransomware attacks, become more pervasive and sophisticated, lawyers, Internet security experts, regulators and law enforcement are under greater pressure to respond swiftly and effectively to a relatively new field they are still struggling to understand. Ultimately, it will require a multidisciplinary and multi-party approach to provide the victims of fraud with appropriate redress and make them whole.
     An alumna of The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, she discusses crypto fraud, remedies for victims and the creation of the Hong Kong chapter of the Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery (CFAAR) network as well as gives advice on law students about how to specialise in crypto as a lawyer.
     This podcast is brought to you by The Reg/Tech Lab, The HKU-SCF FinTech Academy and HKU-edX Professional Certificated in FinTech.  Listen to the podcast and let us know what you think.

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