Tag Archives: Cryptocurrency

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Cryptocurrency | Cryptomonnaie

Cryptomonnaie Le Centre antifraude du Canada produit des bulletins régulièrement pour aider les Canadiens à mieux se protéger contre la fraude. Le Centre antifraude du Canada (CAFC) reçoit des plaintes de Canadiens victimes de fraudes par marketing de masse pour avoir envoyé de l’argent sous forme de monnaie virtuelle, p. ex. en Bitcoin. La cryptomonnaie n’est pas …

Cryptocurrencies in Canada: Legal status and public policy considerations

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop 2017, April. Bitcoin (BTC) has often been referred to as “nerd money”. However, since the first BTC transaction in 2009, the decentralized cryptocurrency has become more popular and is becoming widely available with more users and merchants adopting the cryptocurrency every day. This presentation will provide a high-level taxonomy of …

Assessing the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks of Emerging Payment Technologies

Rapid advancements in financial technology – or “fintech” – are quickly changing the way we use and think about money. This includes both the use of technologies outside of the traditional regulated financial system, such as cryptocurrencies, and the financial innovations developed by banks, such as mobile wallets. This talk will provide a high level …

Bitcoin, the Gateway Virtual Currency?

Presented by Aaron Gilkes at the SERENE-RISC workshop 2017, April. Is Bitcoin (BTC) a gateway virtual currency? Will using BTC lead to more sinister or otherwise naughty behaviour online? There seems to be four prevailing groups of BTC users : Technology enthusiasts, Libertarians, Speculators and Criminals. I will be focusing on Law Enforcement’s experiences with BTC …