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A digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank.


OSC Cryptocurrency Guide

In light of recent fintech developments, this guide was designed to serve as a brief quick-stop overview to the world of cryptoassets and cryptocurrency regulation. Please use the menu on the left to learn more about cryptocurrencies and their potential regulation within Canada and more globally.

Aside from the various articles, government reports, commentary,and news items you will find in this Guide you might also want to consider one of the book titles currently part of our collection: