How Canada can lead using Blockchain for P3 infrastructure project asset management payments

By Christine Duhaime, BA, JD, CAMS Originally published in Financier Worldwide, London. Governments all over the world, including the UK, US, China, Nigeria, Canada and Iran, have announced massive infrastructure projects to stimulate economic growth. Over $78 trillion is expected to be spent on infrastructure globally over the next 10 years. Most of these projects […]

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The non-techie guide to the Blockchain, distributed ledger tech and Bitcoin

This guide to Bitcoin, Blockchain, distributed ledger tech, and digital currencies is taken from a collection of presentations, comments, speeches made at global conferences and articles written by Christine Duhaime from 2012 to 2015. By Christine Duhaime What is it exactly, this Blockchain or distributed ledger?  Consumer payments and ways of transferring value in Canada and […]

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L’Expert Magazine – Duhaime Law represents Credit Suisse in US$415 Million Vancouver casino financing

The May 2015 edition of L’Expert Magazine announces the US$415 million financing of the new Paragon Vancouver casino resort, that closed in December 2014. Christine Duhaime, a well-known gaming and financial regulatory lawyer in Canada, and a partner at Duhaime Law, represented Credit Suisse and a syndicate of financiers that included Dundee Securities Ltd. and Valtus […]

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Crystal ball theory of liability – How banks and financiers became liable for terrorist acts of their non-terrorist listed customers

In a weird twist of law, our global anti-money laundering laws (that include counter terrorist financing) that were designed to bankrupt terrorist organizations, and prevent the flow of illicit funds, may bankrupt many of our banks instead. Early this week, in Linde v. Arab Bank, the Arab Bank was found liable in a civil proceeding in […]

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