Mar. 24, 2020 - In a swift response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 4, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order providing temporary conditional relief for SEC registered issuers and other persons that are unable to meet a filing deadline as a result of COVID-19. Subject to...
Gillian Stacey Appointed to Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech Advisory Committee
Davies partner Gillian Stacey has been selected to serve a one-year term as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC’s) Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC).
An esteemed technology lawyer with decades of experience advising public and private corporations on a broad range of technology transactions, Gillian is well-positioned to apply her insights to the evolving fintech industry. She is regularly engaged by fintech companies for her expertise in such matters as cybersecurity, the Canadian regulatory environment and blockchain technology.
Gillian is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching The Legal Challenges of Digital Environments as part of the new Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology.
In her role on the FAC, Gillian will advise the OSC on developments and trends in the fintech space, as well as the unique challenges faced by fintech businesses in the securities industry.
Mar. 23, 2020 - Canadian public issuers grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses are rightly focusing on the health and safety of their workforce and customers, business continuity and risk management. However, while balancing these and the many other critical issues flowing from...