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Five Legal Trends Driving FinTech Success
"FinTech" is shorthand for a wide variety of technologies and companies designed to increase efficiency in the financial sector. Many FinTech businesses (FinTechs) have little in common
Canada
16 Aug 2019
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Failure To [Coin]Launch – Caution For Crypto-Asset Consultants, Advisers And Service Providers
On July 24, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") approved a settlement agreement with CoinLaunch Corp. ("CoinLaunch")
Canada
1 Aug 2019
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Anti-Money Laundering Rules For Cryptocurrency Dealers Finalized By Canadian Government
The Canadian Department of Finance published amendments to regulations made under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act 2019 (PCMLTFA)
Canada
22 Jul 2019
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OSFI Outlines Technology And Cyber Security Incident Reporting Expectations
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) recently issued the Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory, which comes into effect on March 31, 2019 (Advisory).
Canada
29 Mar 2019
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CSA And IIROC Propose Regulatory Framework For Cryptoasset Trading Platforms
On March 14, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada published Consultation Paper 21-402 Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms
Canada
27 Mar 2019
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Privacy Stakes Higher Than Ever In 2018 For Regulators, Businesses And Citizens
Major data breaches the world over have caught the attention of boards of directors.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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Technology Highlights From 2018: Growth In Artificial Intelligence And Modernization Of The Payments System
The use and integration of technology into business and everyday life further accelerated in 2018.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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U.S. Capital Markets Developments In 2018: From Rocks In The Ground To Rolling With Cannabis, And Everything In Between
A number of developments from the US SEC in 2018 will be of special interest to Canadian companies and their investors in the very traditional mining sector and the very non-traditional cannabis sector.
Canada
21 Dec 2018
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Cryptoassets In 2018: Prices Down, Enforcement Up, Institutional Interest Steady
While 2018 began with prices for cryptoassets like bitcoin and ether at or just off record highs, it appears that the year will end with prices down 75% or more.
Canada
21 Dec 2018
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Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018: Ontario Government Passes Cannabis Regulatory Regime
The Conservative government announced on August 13, 2018 that "the Government of Ontario will not be in the business of running physical cannabis stores." Instead,
Canada
19 Oct 2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Further Guidance On Token Offerings
On June 11, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a further Staff Notice [PDF] regarding the securities law implications of initial coin offerings and initial token offerings...
Canada
14 Jun 2018
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Blockchain And Smart Contracts, Cloud Computing And Agile Development
This past year saw the acceleration of transformational technologies that are increasingly impacting businesses as well as broader society.
Canada
27 Dec 2017
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Crypto-Assets Go Mainstream
In 2017, crypto-assets went from being a relatively fringe technological curiosity to a global, booming business.
Canada
27 Dec 2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Issue Guidance For Canadian Issuers On The Disclosure Of Cyber Security Risks And Incidents
As part of ongoing efforts by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) to highlight cyber security risks for issuers, registrants and other regulated entities, staff from the British Columbia Securities Commission...
Canada
22 Feb 2017
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IOSCO Report On Cyber Security In Securities Markets
Reporting issuers and marketplace participants who fail to develop specialized systems for dealing with cyber security risk do so at their peril.
Canada
20 Apr 2016
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Technology Company Pays $28 Million To Settle FCPA Violations For Improper Gifts And Entertainment
The SEC announced last week that Massachusetts-based technology company PTC Inc. and its Chinese subsidiaries will be required to pay more than $28 million in fines to settle parallel civil and criminal actions involving violations of the FCPA.
Canada
25 Feb 2016
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