Christine Duhaime is a prominent financial regulatory lawyer and an author and speaker. She is an anti-money laundering legal specialist with expertise in financial regulation, digital financial services (such as Bitcoin), terrorist financing, bribery, money laundering law and sanctions in regulated industries such as banks, money services businesses and casinos. She is the author of the upcoming first legal text on digital finance, and the Co-Chair of the Western Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. She is a member of the Judicial Advisory Committee, which participates in the selection process for the federal appointment of judges. Christine is frequently asked to provide insight to the media on into complex legal issues of the day, including on Bitcoin, terrorist financing, money laundering, financial regulation and policy developments, and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Ming Pao, the Globe & Mail, CBC News, Russian TV, Al Jazeera and the Toronto Star. She is the legal columnist for Corporate Risk Magazine and has written for Financier Worldwide and American Banker. She frequently speaks at international conferences on issues of financial crime compliance and regulation of digital finance. Christine is the Executive Director of the Digital Finance Institute and its Founder. She is responsible for setting policy direction, fundraising and building partnerships with the private and public sector for digital finance goals and initiatives. She drives the policy initiatives at the Institute for financial inclusion, balanced financial regulation, women in FinTech and its Banking on Refugees project.