The Future of Payments in Canada: New Opportunities and New Risks

Event Information


Monday, January 21, 2019


12:15 PM - 4:30 PM


Osler Conference Centre, 100 King Street West, 1 First Canadian Place
Toronto, Ontario

Delivery Method

In Person


Canada is embarking on a journey to build a world-class payment system that is fast, flexible and secure, with anticipated benefits for the Canadian economy, businesses and households. This complex, multi-year project will have legal, business, technology, and operational implications for all payments ecosystem participants. What do these changes mean for your organization?

Please join Osler and leading industry experts, including experts from Payments Canada and the TMX,  as we consider the impact of  payments modernization and the opportunities and risks this will present for the Canadian financial services industry.

During this half-day session we will discuss:

  • Payments Canada’s modernization plan
  • Lessons learned from payment system modernization in other jurisdictions
  • Preparing for the new rules framework
  • Key ethical, privacy and other legal issues relating to data-rich payments
  • Payments and distributed ledger technology: Update on Project Jasper
  • Understanding the importance of ISO 20022
  • Key legal, operational and technology challenges for participants in the payments ecosystem



This session will be of interest to senior managers and executives in legal, compliance, business, technology and sourcing who have payments-related roles within their organizations. 


Registration Info

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