Bitcoin
$47,965.84+0.94%
Ethereum
$3,620.72+6.14%
XRP
$1.11+1.83%
Cardano
$2.47+3.03%
Polkadot
$35.76-1.51%
Stellar
$0.335532+0.62%
Dogecoin
$0.243891+0.83%
Chainlink
$31.11-0.36%
Uniswap
$27.05+6.93%
Polygon
$1.47+8.02%
Litecoin
$191.10+4.97%
Bitcoin Cash
$642.29+0.42%
Algorand
$2.20+8.59%
Wrapped Bitcoin
$47,978.86+0.98%
Filecoin
$86.93+0.94%
Cosmos
$34.43+3.13%
The Graph
$0.892812+1.07%
Tron
$0.116596+0.40%
Ethereum Classic
$58.71+1.37%
Aave
$395.29+2.71%
Tezos
$6.83-5.37%
NEO
$51.67+0.37%
EOS
$5.06+3.80%
Monero
$268.54+0.30%
IOTA
$1.56-4.58%
BitTorrent
$0.004079+0.28%
Waves
$31.66+7.39%
Maker
$3,105.76+6.43%
Bitcoin SV
$157.17+1.11%
Dash
$213.06+3.30%
Decred
$143.01-0.96%
ICON
$2.10-2.15%
Decentraland
$0.858994+2.39%
NEM
$0.189357+2.97%
Zcash
$140.55+6.54%
NuCypher
$0.344892+0.96%
Qtum
$12.75+0.42%
Yearn Finance
$36,035.80-1.39%
Bitcoin Gold
$68.64+1.43%
OmiseGO
$8.81+0.60%
Basic Attention Token
$0.790769+0.58%
0x
$1.16+9.40%
Fetch.ai
$0.966704+9.99%
Ren
$1.06+15.61%
Paxos Standard
$0.990073-0.90%
Bancor
$4.31+2.92%
Band Protocol
$9.87+1.67%
Siacoin
$0.019341+2.10%
Kava.io
$6.39+0.87%
Nano
$5.83+4.57%
Loopring
$0.484669+1.58%
Storj
$1.43+1.76%
Lisk
$3.73+2.05%
Civic
$0.530754+4.97%
Numeraire
$44.84-0.85%
Orchid
$0.388466+3.38%
PAX Gold
$1,782.03-1.42%
Augur
$26.48-0.07%
Aragon
$6.27+2.33%
Enzyme
$125.63-4.13%
district0x
$0.184632+2.69%
Kyber Network
$1.90+3.16%
SingularDTV
$0.001256-6.91%
Tether
$1.00-0.04%
USD Coin
$0.999855-0.05%
Dai
$1.00-0.01%

Canadian Regulator Seeks Blockchain Experts for Fintech Panel

The Ontario Securities Commission is seeking representatives from the digital currency and blockchain industry for a new advisory panel on fintech.

Nov 2, 2016 at 3:07 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 11, 2021 at 12:35 p.m. UTC

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is on the hunt for representatives from the digital currency and blockchain industry for a new advisory panel on fintech.

Announced yesterday, the panel will coordinate with and provide advice to the OSC’s LaunchPad, a fintech-focused initiative that serves as a communication point between startups and regulators. Applications for the panel are due by 30th November, the OSC said.

The OSC elaborated in a statement:

“OSC LaunchPad strives to keep regulation in step with digital innovation. The [Fintech Advisory Committee] will meet quarterly, with additional ad hoc meetings as required. The FAC will be chaired by Pat Chaukos, chief of OSC LaunchPad, and will consist of up to 10 members.”

The advisory panel represents the latest effort to bridge the gap between regulators and startups working with disruptive technologies. In August, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the city-state’s central bank, beefed up a technology panel to include representatives from the blockchain space.

The OSC is also co-hosting a forum on fintech and blockchain in Toronto today, which includes a keynote discussion between OSC chair and CEO Maureen Jensen and blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters.

Other speakers include R3 CEO David Rutter, ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin and US Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Jo White.

Image via Shutterstock

DISCLOSURE

The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.

Loading...