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Zach Masum

Manager, Legal Services, Capital Markets Regulation
British Columbia Securities Commission


As the BCSC’s Manager, Legal Services (Capital Markets Regulation) Zach manages a team of lawyers and professionals working on a broad variety of matters including registration matters; marketplace, exchange and trading issues; SRO oversight (including IIROC and MFDA); conduct of dealers, advisers and investment fund managers; and other issues impacting capital markets. Zach also leads BCSC’s Tech Team, which handles a broad spectrum of fintech and regtech matters including robo-advising, crowdfinancing, AI/machine learning, crypto-assets, blockchain, ICOs, online trading and other technology-focused business models. Originally from Ontario, Zach is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has been working for 15 years in private practice, in-house financial sector and government legal roles.