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Technology law highlights: 2017 Year in Review

Here, in no particular order, are some of the year’s highlights as chronicled by McCarthy Tétrault’s bloggers:


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Fintech regulatory developments: 2017 year in review

As predicted in our 2016 year-end report, 2017 proved to be a busy year for Fintech in Canada, with a number of important regulatory developments. With the dawn of 2018, we look back to summarize some of 2017’s most notable Fintech regulatory developments in Canada, as well as developments to watch for in 2018.


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Canadian taxation of cryptocurrency … so far

Cryptocurrency is digital “money” that utilizes encryption techniques to regulate the issuance of units and verify their transfer. Cryptocurrency operates without the participation of a central bank or other government agency.


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