Cindy Zhang

Cindy is a financial services regulatory lawyer. She advises clients in a variety of legislative matters with a focus in banking regulatory, fintech, payment processing and advice that includes extensive knowledge in anti-money laundering (AML), cost of borrowing, and consumer protection. She serves as co-chair to the firm’s national race action committee, and is an active mentor as part of various EDI initiatives.

In the fintech sector, Cindy is an advisor to the Board of the Open Finance Network Canada (formerly OBIC), a member of the Canadian advisory board of the Open Banking Expo, serves on Canada’s Digital Governance Council (Conseil de Governance Numerique) Technical Drafting Committee for Open Finance, and serves as an industry expert for Fintech Cadence (Canada’s Fintech Hub). She has also taught as returning faculty of The Osgoode Certificate in Blockchain Law on the subject of central bank digital currencies, and sessional at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law on the subject of AML laws (international business crime). Cindy speaks and publishes regularly on the evolution and advancement of these legal topics in Canada, including co-chairing The Canadian Open Banking Forum recently in April 2023.