Digital Finance Institute & Duhaime Law
Christine is the Founder of the Digital Finance Institute, a think tank for FinTech and a lawyer in private practice at Duhaime Law. The DFI addresses emerging issues in FinTech, financial inclusion, regulation, and women in FinTech and helps drive Canada forward in FinTech.
As a result of her background as a lawyer in anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing law, Christine is an expert in unbanked and financial inclusion problems arising from de-risking or exclusion from the financial system, and writes on this issue often for the financial press.
Christine is consistently voted one of the Top 100 Most Influential in FinTech in the world and is a mentor to Hong Kong’s premier FinTech accelerator, SuperCharger, sponsored by Baidu, Invest HK and the Hong Kong Exchange.
Christine frequently provides insight to the media on emerging FinTech and legal issues including the Blockchain, digital currencies, terrorist financing, money laundering, financial regulation and policy developments, and has written for Quartz, the influential Millennial publication, Financier Worldwide, the Globe & Mail and American Banker and appeared on American media for FinTech and has spoken before the United Nations on Blockchain law and at Money 2020, the Asian Development Bank and Innovate Finance on FinTech, financial inclusion and the refugee crisis and with the Business Council of Canada’s CEOs on financial disruption and banking.