Jack Bensimon

Managing Director

Jack is a seasoned securities law / banking law professional in the securities industry. Through Black Swan Diagnostics Inc., he advises banks, broker-dealers, fixed income dealers, MSBs, ATS, regulators, trust and insurance companies, Portfolio Managers, Exempt Market Dealers, Investment Fund Managers, mutual fund dealers, energy companies, fintech companies, robo advisers, NFTs, software providers, blockchain companies, cannabis platforms and issuers. He has registered various entities with the SEC, OSC/IIROC, spanning PM/IFM/EMD licenses. He also provides ongoing and interim CCO/CAMLO regulatory compliance services to different types of regulated financial entities.

Jack is an international speaker and advisor to blockchain companies, digital asset exchanges, traditional stock exchanges, and regulated financial entities spanning North America, Asia, Caribbean, Australia, and Europe. He also advises software providers in Canada, US, UK, Caribbean, Australia and Ukraine in providing counsel on ICO, STO and IEO on regulatory compliance issues for token sales and distributions. He has testified as an expert Anti-Money Laundering (AML) witness for a major banking litigation case before the Canadian Competition Tribunal in Ottawa. Jack has also been featured in National Post articles relating to regulatory compliance thought leadership. He is a co-founder of the podcast – “Fintech for All” – simulcast from Edmonton, AB. Jack teaches in the graduate program, MFacc (Masters in Financial Accountability) – Advanced Securities Law, Advanced Corporate Governance, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) & Terrorist Financing, part-time at York University, School of Administrative Studies, to masters-level students. Jack is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Master of Laws (LLM) in Business Law, and completed both his General LLM and Securities Law LLM at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University.

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Day 1: May 3, 2023

Day 2: May 4, 2023

3:45 pm

3:45 pm


Successfully embed ESG into Internal Company Structures: Do your Processes match your Objectives?

The rise of ESG implies more than investments. It also includes your investor relations, finance, human resources, operations, supply chain, communications and organizational development. Move from pledge to action, creating an organizational structure that effectively responds to ESG-related opportunities, challenges and risks. Take back to your office strategies to:

  • Create senior-level accountability in your organization’s structure
  • Incentivize ESG into roles and strategies
  • Develop ESG driven operating models to achieve organization-wide benefits

Build a clear governance structure to foster visibility, accountability, and collaboration across your departments.