2024 Dates: January 31 - February 2, 2024
Alberta Securities Commission
Dr. Ryan Clements is the Director of Advanced Research and Knowledge Management at the Alberta Securities Commission. He has published and spoken extensively on various topics in crypto-asset and fintech regulation, securities, and derivatives law. He received his Doctorate in Juridical Science (SJD) from Duke University Law School, where his dissertation focused on post-crisis financial product innovation and exchange traded funds. He obtained a Master of Laws (LLM), Magna Cum Laude, from Duke University Law School, an LLB (with Distinction), and a BA Economics (Honors, First Class) from the University of Alberta. He has advised various levels of government, served on numerous regulatory advisory committees, provided expert consultations on fintech, crypto and securities legal matters, and served on advisory boards of public and private fintech ventures. He has also practiced corporate and securities law at both large and boutique firms in Calgary and Toronto.