On May 19, 2016 the Competition Bureau launched a market study that will look at technological innovation in the Canadian financial services industry, otherwise known as the “FinTech” industry. The study will look at robo-advisors, crowdfunding, e-wallets, mobile wallets, mobile payments, and peer-to-peer banking. FinTech has the potential to disrupt the financial services sector, spurring innovation and leading to increased choice and lower prices for and consumers. The topics that the study will explore include the competitive impact of FinTech on incumbent financial services providers, and barriers to entry or innovation and potential regulatory reform. The results of the study will be published in the spring of 2017.