Canadian Provincial Bitcoin Law: It’s All About Protecting the Consumer

My name is Matt Burgoyne and I’m an associate at Canadian legal firm McLeod Law (Alberta, Canada). I’m involved with Canadian and international counsel in the developing area of virtual currency law, specifically including bitcoin currency. In this two-part series, I will give a basic primer on the state of Canadian law as it applies to digital currency entrepreneurs.

In the first article I published on Canadian bitcoin law we discussed legislation as it applies at the federal level, where I made the comment that it is at the federal level where most of the ‘action’ lies in respect to Canadian law as it pertains to bitcoin businesses.

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