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Canada’s First Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech? OSC Announces Plans for “OSC LaunchPad” Innovation Hub

Canada - September 28 2016 OSC chair Maureen Jensen has announced that the OSC plans to launch an innovation hub for fintech entities. “OSC Launchpad” will be the first fintech…

Ana Badour

FinTech in Canada

Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA - September 22 2016 So what is FinTech? The phrase “FinTech”, first coined by a New York banker in 1972, refers to the intersection of technology and Financial services…

Dan Doliner

BC Government Explores Smartphone App for ID Authentication

Canada - August 7 2016 According to media reports, the B.C. government is developing a new smartphone app that will one day allow people access to secure government…

Sophie Brown

The First FinTech Stock Index is Announced

Canada, USA - August 3 2016 The first major index devoted solely to U.S. publicly traded financial technology companies is here. According to recent articles by BusinessWire and…

Ana Badour, Heidi Gordon, Jake Irwin

Thinking of Buying or Selling a Fintech Target? Due Diligence Issues Unique to Fintech M&A

Canada - July 4 2016 Fintech M&A activity, in both the Canadian market and globally, is expected to be on the rise over the next few years. In its 2016 Report, FinTech:…

Ana Badour, Heidi Gordon, Jake Irwin