Dr. Benjamin Geva discusses Digital Currencies in his talk, “Money and Payments Digitization: Evolution, Revolution and the Law.”
Dr. Geva is a Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He specializes in commercial, financial and banking law, particularly in payment and credit instruments, fund transfers, electronic banking, central banking, and the regulation of the payment system. He obtained his LLB (cum laude) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1970) and his LLM and SJD at Harvard, and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1982. He has been on the Osgoode faculty since 1977. He practised with Blake, Cassels and Graydon in Toronto and is now counsel with Torys where he is a member of the Payments and Cards Practice Group. Read more.
Professor Bruce MacDougall speaks on the Law of Contracts in his talk, “The Law of Mistake as Third Party Protection.”
Professor MacDougall was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1990. He joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988. He was Associate Professor from 1996-2002. He has been Professor of Law since 2002. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986-87. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville in 1993, and Distinguished Research Fellow at King’s College, London, in 2001. Professor MacDougall has also practised law in Toronto and Vancouver. Read More.