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OSC releases results of #RegHackTO, its first regulatory hackathon

Posted in FinTech, Securities Regulatory Authorities

On March 6, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission issued a white paper titled “Insights from Canada’s first regulatory hackathon”.  The paper provides an overview of the RegHackTO hackathon hosted by the OSC on November 25-27, 2016.   At the event, more than 120 members of the fintech community competed to find solutions to regulatory problems in… Continue Reading

The Canadian Securities Administrators Launch a Regulatory Sandbox Initiative for FinTech, RegTech and other innovative products

Posted in FinTech, Securities Regulatory Authorities

On February 23, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, launched a regulatory sandbox initiative to support businesses seeking to offer innovative products, services and applications including: online platforms, including crowdfunding portals, online lenders, angel investor networks or other technological innovations for securities trading and advising;… Continue Reading