Posts tagged cheque
A Legal Update on Canada’s Framework for Virtual Currencies and Digital Assets

Canadian regulations governing digital assets are maturing rapidly and in harmony, so far.

Chetan Phull · July 10, 2019

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Liability with no control

If decentralized systems are used to limit liability in cyberspace, we will need new guideposts for liability and law enforcement.

Chetan Phull · June 11, 2019

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Securities Registration Requirements for Blockchain Businesses

Blockchain companies in the business of security tokens must register with the securities regulator. Exchanges must formally apply to carry on business as an exchange.

Chetan Phull · July 17, 2018

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Prospectus Exemption Options for Blockchain Businesses

The prospectus requirement for ICOs / ITOs is expensive and time consuming. It is important to understand the available Canadian prospectus exemptions, because they can be used repeatedly to raise funds.

Chetan Phull · July 17, 2018

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Foreign Issued Tokens Traded Over-the-Counter in Canada

When tokens flow into Canada on the secondary market, certain trading activity could subject the corporation and its management team to a regulatory and/or criminal proceeding.

Chetan Phull · July 17, 2018

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“Security Tokens” – A Developing Concept

The “investment contract” definition for security tokens in the U.S. and Canada has a new face. This article considers the developing definition, its impact on the SAFT, and further complexities with the definition of “security” and SAFT regulation in Canada.

Chetan Phull · July 17, 2018 (addendum Feb 9, 2019)

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Overview of Securities Regulation in Canada

In the specific context of digital asset transactions, securities law regulates how tokens and coins are being issued, distributed and sold. This article provides an overview of the Canadian securities regulatory environment for such transactions.

Chetan Phull · July 17, 2018

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Cryptocurrency and Monetary Instruments

Cryptocurrency cannot be the subject of an “inland” monetary instrument, but may be capable of a “foreign” monetary instrument. For example, a hardware wallet fashioned into a physical gift card.

Chetan Phull · Apr 26, 2018

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