Dr. Ryan Clements, SJD

SJD, Duke University
LLM (Magna Cum Laude) Duke University
LLB (Distinction) University of Alberta
BA (Economics, Honours, First Class) University of Alberta

Dr. Ryan Clements, SJD

Areas of Research

Securities, Financial Market Regulation, Fintech
Dr. Ryan Clements is an Assistant Professor, Chair in Business Law and Regulation at the University of Calgary. He received his Doctorate in Juridical Science (SJD) at Duke University Law School, where his dissertation focused on post-crisis financial product innovation and exchange traded funds. He is a fellow of the Global Financial Markets Centre at Duke Law School, where he frequently contribute to the Duke FinReg blog. He is a former staff member at the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), and currently serves on the New Economy Advisory Committee at the ASC and the crypto-asset working group of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Dr. Clements 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 on fintech and securities matters and serves on the advisory boards of both public and private fintech ventures. He has practiced corporate, securities, and start-up company law at both large and boutique firms in Calgary and Toronto, and is a member of both the Law Society of Alberta and Ontario and is the Managing General Editor, and special fintech co-editor, of the Banking and Finance Law Review. Dr. Clements' research interests include corporate and securities law, banking and financial market regulation, financial technology, blockchain and crypto-assets, financial product innovation, financial inclusion financial crises and systemic risk. His work has been published widely on various topics in fintech, financial product innovation, securities and derivatives law in international anthologies, book chapters, peer-reviewed studies, articles, chapters, a wide variety of U.S. law reviews and various media articles and blogs. He also speaks regularly at conferences and other events on a variety of topics in financial market regulation.

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