Media Advisory - Does Canada offer a competitive environment where FinTech innovation can flourish?

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend a workshop on competition and FinTech innovation on Tuesday February 21, 2017. During the workshop, the FinTech community — including Canadian start‑ups, banks, provincial and federal regulators, and international experts — will be asked to examine the connections between competition, innovation and regulation, as they plan for the future. A key question to be addressed is whether Canada offers a competitive environment where FinTech innovation can flourish.

Results from the forum will help shape the Competition Bureau's market study on technology-driven innovation in the financial services industry.

 

Date:

February 21, 2017



Time:

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST



Location:

Shaw Centre, Ottawa

 

Please register your attendance in advance by emailing ic.media-cb-bc.ic@canada.ca, and check in at the media desk upon arrival on the day.

Members of the media that are not able to attend in person may register before 2pm on Monday February 20, 2017, to participate remotely via webcast.

Follow the Bureau's Twitter account (@CompBureau) and the hashtag #FinTechCan for real‑time updates, including discussion highlights on the day of the workshop.

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For further information: Media Relations, Telephone: 819-994-5945, Email: ic.media-cb-bc.ic@canada.ca; For general enquiries, please contact: Information Centre, Competition Bureau, Telephone: 819-997-4282, Toll free: 1-800-348-5358, TTY (hearing impaired): 1-800-642-3844

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