The inauguration ceremony of the second executive structure of the Macau Insurance Industry Professionals Association (MIIPA) and the seminar on insurance and finance was held on January 31, 2023 at the Cultural Center of the City University of Macu, with the presence of distinguished officials and guests from vaious corporate organizations. Mr. Ivan Cheung, President of MIIPA, gave a opening address and expressed his gratitude for the support and friendship of the association since its establishment. The first three-year term of MIIPA has already passed, during which many official visits, seminars and articles on the related topics have been conducted.
In the new term, MIIPA will redouble our efforts to serve the insurance professionals and broaden the scope of development. After the speech, Mr. Ivan Cheung led the oath-taking ceremony for the new term of the executive committee, and invited Mr. Wilson Vong, Executive Director of Monetary Authority of Macau, to witness the oath.
In order to provide more inforamtion to the members and the public, the official website of MIIPA was launched. It was launched by Mr. Wilson Vong, Executive Director of Monetary Authority of Macau, together with Mr. Ivan Cheung, President of MIIPA.
Followed by the signing ceremony of the Agreement of Corporation with City University of Macau, which was represented by Dr. Gavin Chau, Associate Dean of Faculty of Business, and Professor Adrian Cheung, Dean and Professor of Faculty of Finance, Mr. Ivan Cheung, President of MIIPA, and Mr. Edmund Wong, Vice President of MIIPA. The signing ceremony was witnessed by the guests, Mr. Wilson Vong, Executive Director of Monetary Authority of Macau, Ms. Esther Lei, Executive Director of Monetary Authority of Macau and Chairman of Executive Board of Macau Institute of Financial Services, Mr. Ip Sio Kai, Macau Legislative Council Member, Honorable Advisors of MIIPA and President of Macau Bankers Association, and Professor Jun Liu, Rector of City University of Macau.
After the inauguration ceremony, a seminar on the topic of insurance and finance was held at the same venue, with the topic of "Ten Things to Know About Macau's Trust Law" by guest speaker Mr. Jacinto Wong, Associate at MdME Lawyers, and also a roundtable discussion. Mr. Jose Carlos Matias, Director of Macau Business and also the Media Partner of this event being the moderator of this forum, the chair of this forum is Mrs. Carmen Lam, General Manager of AXA China Region Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited, panelists included Mr. Calvin Tinlop Chui, Partner/Lawyer of Rato, Ling, Lei & Cores – Advogados e Notarios I LEKTOU, Mr. Carlos Eduardo Coelho, Partner & Head of Insurance Practice of MdME Lawyers, Dr. Deng Lin, Assistant Professor of Faculty of Finance, City University of Macau, Mr. Jason Wong, AVP and Head of Macau of FWD Life Insurance Company (Macau) Limited, and Mr. Jacinto Wong, Associate of MdME Lawyers. They shared their insightful views on professional perspectives, regional legal comparisions, and cooperation prospects, which were highly enlightening.
After that, Mr. Peter Lau, Vice President of MIIPA, delivered his closing speech, and the event was successfully concluded.