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Jun 25, 2019
CALGARY – June 25, 2019 – The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), a member of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFiN), is pleased to publish the GFiN One Year On report.
The report sets out what GFiN has been doing over the past year, the challenges it has faced, achievements, and its ambitions for the future. It also shows that it is listening to stakeholders and welcomes feedback in order to ensure that the network continues to add value.
GFiN is a network of international regulators and related organizations committed to creating a framework for cooperation among regulators that are addressing financial innovation. GFiN was created to provide a more efficient way for innovative firms to interact with regulators, helping them navigate between countries as they look to scale and test new ideas. It also creates a new means of cooperation between financial services regulators to work on innovation-related topics, sharing different experiences and approaches.
From its 12 founding members, GFiN has rapidly grown over the past year to be a global dialogue with 35 Member Regulators and 7 Observers from 21 jurisdictions.
GFiN members look forward to the next year of engagement and to improving ways of working together for the benefit of innovative firms and other stakeholders.
Full list of GFiN Membership
The ASC is the regulatory agency responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets.
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