Amita Haylock was invited to participate in a roundtable on ‘Impact of Social Media and Instant Messaging on Capital Market’s at the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) Compliance & Legal Conference 2019, which took place on 29-30 May 2019 at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Amita, along with her roundtable co-leads explored the impact of social media on capital markets and financial institutions. They examined the challenges of surveillance of staff activities on social media and instant messaging, the direct impact on financial institutions by negative news on social media, the indirect effect of dealing with companies negatively impacted by social media and the legal and compliance responses and developments with respect to these issues.