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Capital Markets Institute / Rotman FinHub Panel - Understanding ICOs – Benefits, Risks & Regulatory Considerations

8:30-8:59am check-in; 9:00am sharp to 12:00pm discussion

Event Details

Speaker Series | Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday November 13, 2018 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s): Anita Anand, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Pat Chaukos, Chief, OSC LaunchPad
Brady Fletcher, Managing Director & Head, TSXV
Eric Lifson, Co-founder, Skrumble
Hooman Mehranvar, Associate, OMERS Ventures
Kesem Frank, Co-founder AION (formerly NUCO)
Joshua S. Gans, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management; NBER
Shaun Cumby, Chief Investment Officer, 3iQ
Andreas Park, University of Toronto, Mississauga - Rotman School of Management
Topic: Understanding ICOs – Benefits, Risks & Regulatory Considerations
Venue: Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $39.99 plus HST per person (includes the session and refreshments)
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SYNOPSIS: The Capital Markets Institute & Rotman FinHub have assembled a group of subject matter experts to explore the emerging market for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).  We will discuss ICO structures, issuance, the markets and regulatory landscape.  A panel of subject matters experts drawn from academia, the securities regulator and capital markets practitioners will debate the merits, risks and outlook for ICO issuance and trading.


SESSION HOSTS:  Capital Markets Institute & Rotman FinHub 

Additional Resources:

Initial Coin Offerings and the Value of Crypto Tokens
Christian Catalini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Joshua S. Gans, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management; NBER

Ontario accountants advised to avoid unregulated initial coin offerings

Navigating the Brave New World of Cryptocurrency and ICOs



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Kathleen Coulson
Executive Director, Capital Markets Institute
Kathleen.Coulson@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca
416-978-5654

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