Exploring Canada’s Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets Regulations: Key Takeaways and Lessons from Recent Enforcement Decisions

November 17, 2022 9:05am

Alison Beer
Senior Legal Counsel, Derivatives
Ontario Securities Commission

Adam Garetson
General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Usman Sheikh
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Kuno Tucker
Global Chief Compliance Officer

Canada’s current cryptocurrency and digital assets regulations have evolved. During this panel, we will explore:

  • Addressing the evolving aspects of regulatory compliance in the retail financial services and payments industry at both federal and provincial levels
  • Addressing the explosion of the digital assets industry
  • Navigating the ground rules set by Canadian regulators to understand the impact on digital asset businesses and the cryptocurrency outlook in Canada
  • Provincial outlook during a time when provincial securities regulators are not adopting consistent regulations
  • Ensuring responsible development of digital assets