Myron Mallia-Dare

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Abishek Gupta from Sutra Management Consulting on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, Founders Series - Sutra Management Consulting

Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Abishek Gupta from Sutra Management Consulting. In this episode, Abishek discusses how the company has been able to recognize gaps of knowledge at the operational level at organizations trying to deploy AI and how they seized...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Tolga Kurt Managing Partner of H3M Analytics on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup , Founders Series -H3M Analytics

Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Tolga Kurt, Managing Partner of H3M Analytics where they discuss Tolga’s motivation for starting H3M Analytics in 2018 and his desire to use AI for  the greater good. In this session, Tolga describes how the software...

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Brandon Meyer publish article on considerations when acquiring technology companies

ABA Business Law Today , "Critical Issues in Technology M&A: What Buyers Should Consider When Acquiring Technology Companies"

Myron Mallia-Dare and Brandon Meyer’s article on key considerations for buyers when acquiring technology companies is published in Business Law Today: This article will identify five key technology-specific issues to consider when acquiring a technology company and provide strategies to...

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Cindy Kim’s article on the importance of ESG considerations in mergers and acquisitions transactions published by Business Law Today

ABA Business Law Today, "ESG: Creating Value and Mitigating Risk in Mergers & Acquisitions"

Companies must consider environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) factors in their mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions to achieve maximum value and monitor risks. ESG matters are becoming increasingly significant in M&A transactions as businesses are facing mounting scrutiny and pressure...

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Critical issues in technology M&A: What buyers should consider when acquiring technology companies

Canada continued its record run of M&A activity in 2021. Throughout the year, we saw a significant amount of M&A activity in the Canadian technology sector. To increase value and expand capabilities, organizations in all industries are investing in and...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Emmanuel Cohen CEO and Founder of Armadillo Group on the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Armadillo Group"

Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Emmanuel (Manny) Cohen, CEO and Founder of Armadillo Group. Manny talks through his 25 year journey building his company, digging into his own pockets for funding, overcoming the skeptics and being a leader in bringing new...

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ESG: Creating value and mitigating risk in mergers & acquisitions

Companies must consider environmental, social and governance (« ESG« ) factors in their mergers and acquisitions (« M&A« ) transactions to achieve maximum value and monitor risks. ESG matters are becoming increasingly significant in M&A transactions as businesses are facing mounting scrutiny and pressure...

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Hype-free Canadian tech startups may find prudence pays

Toronto Star

Myron Mallia-Dare co-authored article on the benefits Canadian tech startups may yield by being financially prudent Last year was a landmark year for Canada’s tech scene. The sector raised a record $11.8 billion by the end December 2021, the Canadian...

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Myron Mallia-Dare interviewed on the latest episode of the Voice of FinTech Podcast

Myron Mallia-Dare was interviewed by Rudolf Falat on the latest episode of the Voice of FinTech podcast. During this episode, Myron discusses FinTech Mergers and Acquisitions and Venture Capital investments and the nuances of doing deals in Canada, Europe and...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Jennifer Arnold Co-founder and CEO of Minerva.ai on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, “Founder Series – Minerva.ai » Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Jennifer Arnold, Co-founder and CEO of Minerva.ai to hear about Minerva’s journey of developing and commercializing its RegTech platform using deep learning and automation to execute enhanced due diligence and...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Senior Vice President of Solution Services at DFIN and President of Ficanex Technology Inc. on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, « Founder Series – DFIN and Ficanex » On the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast, Myron was joined by Ted Hershey, Senior Vice President of Solution Services at DFIN and Andrew Obee, President of Ficanex Technology Inc....

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Genesa Olivieri’s article on using warrants to close the gap on transactions published by Business Law Today

ABA Business Law Today  There has been a significant uptick in the number of start-ups and emerging companies using warrants to close the gap on various transactions. When offered in conjunction with effective negotiation, warrants can incentivize third parties to...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with an Industry Consultant in Quantum Computing from IBM and a Standard Manager from ISARA on a recent episode of Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup,  « Quantum 2.0 Shifting to Readiness » In this episode Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Noelle Ibrahim, Industry Consultant, Quantum Computing from IBM and Philip LaFrance, Standards Manager from ISARA who take a deep-dive into some of the themes covered in...

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Sweetening the deal: How to use warrants to get the deal done

There has been a significant uptick in the number of startups and emerging companies using warrants to close the gap on various transactions. Startups and emerging companies may wish to issue warrants in a variety of scenarios. When offered in...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Quantexa’s Chief Product Officer and Co-founder on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, « Founder Series – Quantexa » On the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast, Myron sat down with Alexon Bell, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder of Quantexa who recently closed its $153 million Series D round. Myron and...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Data Sentinel Inc.’s Founder and CEO on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Data Sentinel Inc."

Myron spoke with Mark Rowan, Founder and CEO of Data Sentinel Inc., on the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. In this episode, Myron discussed Data Sentinel’s journey of developing and commercializing its trust and compliance platform that...

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Genesa Olivieri’s article on using options to attract and retain talent published by Business Law Today

ABA Business Law Today

Some of the most valuable assets for any company are its employees, key service providers, and advisors. This is particularly true for startups and emerging companies. A talented and dedicated team is essential to a company’s growth and scaling its...

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Stocked up: How startups and emerging companies can effectively utilize options to attract and retain talent

One of the most valuable assets for any company is its employees, key service providers and advisors. This is particularly true for startups and emerging companies. A talented and dedicated team is essential to a company’s growth and scaling its...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Finhaven’s President and CEO on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Finhaven"

Myron Mallia-Dare sat down with « DH » Kim, President and CEO of Finhaven for a fireside chat on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. Myron discussed Finhaven’s growth and deployment of its blockchain technology based capital markets platform....

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Myron Mallia-Dare discusses Qnext’s vision and more in an episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Qnext"

Myron Mallia Dare sat down with Anthony DeCristofaro, President and CEO of Qnext for a fireside chat on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. Myron discussed Qnext’s vision and the opportunities and challenges they faced on their...

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Critical issues that need to be addressed when engaging a RegTech provider

Myron Mallia-Dare authors an article in the Global RegTech Buyer’s Guide 2021, a comprehensive information source on the global RegTech market and supplier ecosystem to help senior management and compliance professionals at financial institutions address concerns with compliance, risk management...

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Canadian privacy law 2.0: Artificial intelligence (AI) and Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act

In a recent announcement, the Canadian federal Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released a report containing recommendations on how AI should be treated under Canadian privacy law, and what protections need to be in place to ensure AI applications reach...

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Transport Canada’s Vehicle Cyber Security Strategy

Transport Canada (“TC”) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center to develop TC’s Vehicle Cyber Security Strategy (“Vehicle Cyber Strategy”). The Vehicle Cyber Strategy is intended to set out forward-looking cyber security priorities for TC over the...

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Myron Mallia-Dare leads a discussion on Quantum Computing in an episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Round-Up, "Quantum Computing 101"

Myron Mallia-Dare leads discussion on Quantum Computing and its application for regulated industries such as the financial services industry on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. He is joined by Richard Moulds, the General Manager of Amazon...

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Product Liability and AI: Who’s Really at Fault?

Legal Business World, World Legal Summit Special Edition, p. 82 - 84

The article focuses on the liability implications for artificial intelligence solutions and strategies to mitigate this risk. Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming ever-present in our society. We see Chat-bots deployed to communicate with clients and autonomous vehicles (AVs) utilized...

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How Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds can Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

CVCA Central, the official publication of the Canadian Venture Capital Association

COVID-19 has caught the world off guard and the effect of the pandemic on businesses cannot be overemphasized. Private equity funds (“PEs”) and venture capital funds (“VCs”), like other organizations, will need to adapt to the ever-changing landscape by taking...

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Navigating COVID-19: Key strategies to protect start-ups and emerging growth companies

COVID-19 has been called the black swan of 2020. In an effort to curb the devastating impact of the disease, certain local governments have enacted emergency measures to promote social distancing, including shutting down non-essential businesses. Unfortunately, the impact of...

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How private equity and venture capital funds can respond to COVID-19

Introduction COVID-19 has caught the world off guard and the effect of the pandemic on businesses cannot be overemphasized. Private equity funds (“PEs”) and venture capital funds (“VCs”), like other organizations, will need to adapt and take swift action to...

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Advisory Committee on Open Banking provides update on consumer-directed finance in Canada

Overview On January 31, 2020, the Advisory Committee on Open Banking[1] (the « Committee« ) released a report on « Consumer-directed finance: the future of financial services » (the « Report« ). The Report was in connection with the Committee’s consultation process and recommends the development...

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RegTech: How technology can revolutionize compliance

Highly regulated industries, such as the financial services industry, have faced ever increasing regulatory compliance obligations. Technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), that can be utilized to innovate the manner in which these organizations operate can lead to additional challenges...

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Venture Debt: Is it right for your start-up or emerging growth company?

Access to capital is critical for start-ups and emerging growth companies to fund operations, finance working capital and develop and scale products and technology. These companies typically rely on invested capital to raise funds. However, equity financing may not be...

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OSC Orders Approval of Prospectus for Canada’s First Bitcoin Investment Fund

Overview In a ground-breaking decision, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) overturned the decision of the Acting Director of the Investment Funds & Structured Products Branch of the OSC (“IFSP”) to refuse to issue a receipt for the establishment of the...

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The Potential Impact of Blockchain Technology on Securitization

Many believe that blockchain technology is synonymous with cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ethereum. Yet, cryptocurrency is just one of a multitude of applications of blockchain technology and there are numerous industries, such as financial services and transportation, which will...

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Key Trends from the CVCA’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Canadian Market Overview for H1 2019

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (“CVCA”) released its H1 2019 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview (the “Report”). The Report illustrates the main trends in Venture Capital (“VC”) and Private Equity (“PE”) activity in Canada during the...

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Myron Mallia-Dare quoted in CBA article on the impact of artificial intelligence and automation on the legal industry

CBA/ABC National, "Between fear and hype"

As yesterday’s science fiction quickly becomes today’s reality, society is left struggling with the practical applications of the new tools and possibilities. Given the disruption already witnessed in other sectors, the question that inevitably surfaces is how much tools based...

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