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Canada: CSA Cautions Investors to Only Buy Crypto from Registered Crypto Trading Platforms

As part of a broader warning, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has cautioned investors to only buy digital assets, or crypto, via registered crypto trading platforms or “CTPs”. Canada has instituted a registration regime for crypto exchanges to provide a level of diligence and security… Read More

Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Expectations for Investment Funds Holding Crypto-Assets

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently published guidance to help fund managers understand and comply with securities law requirements for public investment funds holding crypto assets (public crypto asset funds). The guidance aims to provide “an overview of public crypto asset funds operating in Canada… Read More

Canada Tightens Requirements for Crypto Platforms Following Recent Insolvencies

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have tightened requirements for platforms in the crypto exchange sector. The CSA is an entity that works to coordinate regulation with the various provincial and territorial securities regulators. Unlike the US Securities and Exchange Commission, it does not have federal… Read More

Alberta Securities Commission Looks to Increase Crowdfunding Limits, Adds Micro Exemption

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) in Canada has published two initiatives designed to facilitate capital-raising for SMEs. First, the ASC has adopted ASC Rule 45-517 Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses (ASC Rule 45-517). Immediately available, the new rule provides a prospectus exemption for small Alberta companies… Read More

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