Blockchain Technology and M&A

Event Details


February 6 - 8, 2019

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

This panel will provide a deep dive on the disruptive potential and application of blockchain technology to the world of M&A. The discussion will include:

  • How blockchain technology itself can be used to bring efficiency and reduce cost to mergers and acquisitions;
  • A look at M&A activity in the blockchain industry over the past year and a view to what the future has in store; and
  • A look at the key regulatory developments involving blockchain technology that apply in the capital markets space and to mergers and acquisitions, specifically.


  • Gord Chmilar, Corporate/M&A Lawyer, Gowling WLG
  • Denise Weeres, Director of New Economy, Alberta Securities Commission


  • Usman M. Sheikh, Head of Blockchain & Smart Contracts, Gowling WLG

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