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The Spectre of Regulation Looms for Crypto Asset Trading Platforms

On March 14, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) published Consultation Paper 21-402: Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms (the Consultation Paper), a consultation paper seeking stakeholder input regarding a regulatory framework for crypto asset trading platforms (Platforms).

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US Federal Court Rules Cryptocurrency Covered Under Securities Laws: Will Canada Follow Suit?

The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York in United States v. Zaslavskiy (Zaslavskiy) rules that cryptocurrency may be covered by US securities laws as they meet the test generally used to determine whether an instrument is an “investment contract” pursuant to US securities laws.

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Understand Cryptocurrency Risks: BCSC Advises Investment Caution with Cryp Trade

Last month, the British Columbia Securities Commission (the “BCSC” or the “Commission”) published an investment caution for Cryp Trade Holdings SL (“Cryp Trade”). Cryp Trade claims to be located in Spain and also offers an online cryptocurrency platform and cryptocurrency investment portfolios.

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All Things Fintech: Key Takeaways from the BCSC’s Notice and Request for Comment

On February 14, 2018 the British Columbia Securities Commission (the “BCSC” or the “Commission”) published a notice and request for comment on all things fintech.

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