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EthicsCentre CA invites distinguished business and community leaders to address luncheon guests in our widely acclaimed Luncheon Speaker Series. Topics include critical reflections on ethics, governance and corporate responsibility of particular interest to business executives, academics, public officials and ethics practitioners.

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Ethics in Cryptocurrency

Speaker: Nélia Teixeira, Lawyer, Designer, and Professor, George Brown College

  • Breakfast Seminar
  • Tuesday, February, 11, 2020
  • Time: 8 am - 9:30 am

  • Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
    55 Dundas Street West, TRS1-003 (7th floor beside elevators) Toronto, ON

This breakfast seminar will cover the following topics:

    Blockchain basics including what is a blockchain and what is crypto currency?
    Regulatory concerns in the Canadian context including money laundering, securities fraud, criminality (Quadriga), data storage and security, and the technical limitations of blockchains and cryptocurrency
    Ethical Design, that is, the broader implications of how blockchains might be used in the future, and how regulators and technologists may respond to ethical concerns. Included in this discussion will be a case study (Facebook’s Libra Coin) and International ethical standards