Category: Payment Cards & Technologies

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Revised Regulations for Canadian AML

June 28, 2018

The wait is over. On June 9, 2018, the Department of Finance released long-awaited amendments to the regulations to the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act. Highlights include the regulations of virtual currencies, businesses providing foreign money services and pre-paid products. Hear more about the revised regulations and how they will impact your business. Speakers: Jacqueline Shinfield, Partner Mandatory…

Beyond Cards: Evolving Regulation of Payments

October 20, 2016

As Canada’s payment industry continues to evolve, legislation and expectations of regulators are simultaneously shifting. With fintech transforming traditional payment models, complex regulatory requirements, compliance and risk mitigation considerations, there is much to discuss. Join Blakes lawyers for an overview of recent legal and regulatory developments and practical strategies to navigate the changing regulation of the payments industry. Topics: Code…

Legal Trends 2016: Financial Services Regulatory

February 26, 2016

ONE | FINTECH AND E-COMMERCE Fintech is the single hottest topic for 2016 and the foreseeable future. From mobile payments to paperless processes to block-chain technology, the increased use of emerging and innovative technologies to pay for or obtain financial services has the regulators’ attention. Regulators have taken steps to address a few of the various challenges and risks that…

Beyond Cards: Adapting to Disruption in Payments

November 5, 2015

Canada’s payment industry is constantly evolving. Legislation and expectations of regulators are also changing, but not at the same pace as the industry. This seminar will feature Blakes lawyers who will provide insight into the recent developments in the regulation of payments in Canada. Topics: Payment Disruptors: What’s Next? – Jacqueline D. Shinfield The Code of Conduct: Mobilizing – Bonny…