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Accelerate access to capital markets and emerging fintech opportunities!  February 28 - March 1, 2017 - Toronto

Full conference agenda and registration at www.crowdfundingsummit.ca

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Wednesday, March 1 • 14:00 - 14:45
Regulatory Presentation and Q&A: EQUITY CROWDFUNDING/FINANCE
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Are you an emerging platform, issuer or investor interested in learning about the 'ins and outs' of registering to operate as an equity crowdfunding/finance platform or raising capital online via one of the participating provinces? 

Overview and difference between various registration categories and exemptions available to facilitate equity crowdfunding/finance such as the Start-up crowdfunding, start-up business, MI 45-108 and OM exemption.

Useful guidance and resources for issuers and investors

Group Q&A

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Gabriel Araish

Senior Securities Analyst, Corporate Finance, Autorité des marchés financiers
Gabriel Araish has been with the Autorité des marchés financiers since 2010 and is a Senior Securities Analyst, Corporate Finance since 2014. He is responsible for the review and analysis of capital raising offerings and take-over bids that are subject to the provisions of the Securities Act (Québec) and securities regulation in Canada. Mr. Araish also participates in various legislative and regulation projects and... Read More →
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Elliott Mak

Senior Legal Counsel, British Columbia Securities Commission
Coming soon... | | LinkedIn Profile: | https://ca.linkedin.com/in/elliott-mak-3b174421
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Gloria Tsang

Legal Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission
Legal counsel on the exempt market dealer team. Reviewed, drafted and negotiated requests for relief from dealer registration and other regulatory requirements. | | Involved in policy development and rule-making. | | Provided support and guidance to compliance review teams and other departments within the OSC, including assisting in pre-registration reviews. | | Participated in registrant outreach sessions and presentations.
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Denise Weeres

Manager, Legal, Corporate Finance, Alberta Securities Commission
Denise oversees a team of 12 staff with responsibility for recommending and developing the array of rules in the Corporate Finance area including those applicable to companies and investment funds raising capital, whether privately or through a prospectus (including those relating to crowdfunding), continuous disclosure requirements for reporting issuers, and the regulation of take-over bids, M&A transactions and OTC derivatives... Read More →

Wednesday March 1, 2017 14:00 - 14:45
Concurrent Auditorium A