Blackwell Global Hong Kong CEO Gary Cheung Appointed as FDRC Director
In addition to current role as HKSA Chairman, the Hong Kong financial industry heavyweight is well poised to boost the industry.
Hong Kong, 16 January 2018 – Blackwell Global Hong Kong CEO Gary Cheung has been appointed as Director of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre (FDRC) for a term of two years commencing on 1 March 2018.
His active involvement as Director of the FDRC further cements his enthusiasm in bettering Hong Kong’s financial scene, and offers enhanced assurance to Hong Kong traders in terms of trading and financial safety.
“Dispute resolution is crucial for an international financial hub such as Hong Kong”, said Mr. Cheung, “The dispute arises due to the diversity and complexity of financial products, as well as investors’ lack of risk and product knowledge. The recognition of the rights of participants and the availability of an avenue for resolution should there be a conflict becomes even more paramount. I’m honoured to be part of the organisation, and I look forward to contributing towards a safer finance industry.”
Founded almost six years ago on 19 June 2012, the FDRC is an independent non-profit organisation created to assist financial institutions with the key task of resolving finance-related disputes with their clientele. The organisation is dedicated to protecting the interests of both clients and finance institutions through mediation and arbitration. With more than three decades of experience, Mr. Cheung’s appointment is set to bolster the organisation’s goal of providing accessible, efficient and transparent dispute resolution services.
Mr Cheung’s new appointment comes after his recent inauguration as the Hong Kong Securities Association’s (HKSA) 20th Chairman last November.
About Blackwell Global Hong Kong
Established in 2015, Blackwell Global Holdings Limited (“Blackwell Global Hong Kong”) is an investment holding company focused on investment solutions for private and institutional clients. Its network of companies includes Blackwell Global Securities Limited, Blackwell Global Futures Limited, Blackwell Global Precious Metals Limited, Blackwell Global Forex Limited and Blackwell Global Investment (HK) Limited, which together offers multi-asset investment solutions such as global stocks, options, futures, spot and bullion precious metals, forex, as well as asset management products. Blackwell Global Hong Kong is an affiliate of the Blackwell Global group of companies (“Blackwell Global”).
About Blackwell Global
Founded in 2010, the Blackwell Global group of companies (“Blackwell Global”) were established to offer investment solutions for private and institutional clients, including financial services and products ranging from “full-stack” financing solutions, as well as trading services such as forex, contracts for difference, spot and bullion precious metals, global stocks, options, and futures. Blackwell Global provides superior liquidity, 24-hour technical support, market research tools, educational materials, professional partnership programmes and fully integrated trading platforms for its clients. With a global presence in over 100 countries, Blackwell Global has main offices in the separately regulated markets of United Kingdom, Cyprus, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Cambodia. In July 2017, the group signed a multi-year partnership with Everton Football Club to become their first Official Forex and Brokerage partner.
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