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FinTech Overview

FinTech Industry Expertise

FinTech has disrupted the traditional financial services sector and expanded opportunities for technology-focused start-ups and new market entrants in the sector. The “FinTech revolution”, while exciting, requires caution in navigating the regulatory and practical risks associated with new innovative technologies and platforms.  

Wildeboer Dellelce is uniquely positioned to assist emerging and established FinTech companies traverse evolving legal frameworks. Our firm has represented a variety of industry participants, including digital advisers, digital lenders and other alternative finance platforms as well as mobile payments and deposits, consumer finance companies and a variety of financial sponsors engaged in this sector.

Most recently, the firm acted for Lendified Inc.'s Vault Circle, the first digital lending platform to be granted an exempt market dealer (EMD) licence by the Ontario Securities Commission.

Other Activity

Canadian FinTech Awards 2016 Winner - Hosted by the Digital Finance Institute, a Canadian FinTech think tank, the 2nd Annual FinTech Awards celebrates Canadian innovation and thought leadership in FinTech. The 2016 Professional Services Award was accepted by Geoffrey Cher at an Awards gala presentation held at the Fairmont Royal York, Toronto on November 21, 2016.

FinTech Leadership Series - The Regulator Sandbox Breakfast - Wildeboer Dellelce hosts the Digital Finance Institute's inaugural dialogue disscussing the Regulatory Sandbox and the Ontario Securities Commision's LaunchPad.  The leadership guest, Kosta Peric, deputy director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, credited as one of the chief instigators for the global “regulatory sandbox” initiative and the chief architect of the worldwide network for the SWIFT payment system.

2nd Annual FinTech Conference - Geoffrey Cher, moderates panel on Financing Your Fintech Start up at the 2nd Annual FinTech2016 in Vancouver.

Lexpert - Geoffrey Cher quoted in Lexpert article on Lendified Inc.'s Vault Circle EMD licence. 


CONTACT

For more information on how we can assist you in this sector or to speak with us regarding any of your business law needs, please contact:

Geoffrey Cher at gcher@wildlaw.ca or 416 361 4793

FinTech 2016