Practice Area Rankings

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory) profiles leading practitioners across Canada in over 60 practice areas and leading law firms in over 40 practice areas as identified via an extensive, annual peer survey.

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Financial Institutions Regulation - Ontario - Lexpert Practice Area Definition

The Financial Institutions Regulatory Law practice area is generally understood to encompass advice on regulatory matters affecting banks, insurance companies and trust and loan companies, including advice relating to new incorporations, new capital instruments, corporate finance, bank-holding company regime, insurance-holding company regime, corporate governance, amalgamations, business transfers, ownership rules, business and powers, investment rules, capital adequacy requirements, innovative tier one capital, related party rules, demutualization, establishing foreign banks or insurance branches in Canada, foreign bank regulatory rules (including near banks and true banks), regulatory issues on merger and acquisition transactions, compensation fund issues (PACIC, CompCorp and CDIC) and dealing with the Office of the Superintendent of financial institutions, the primary regulator of financial institutions in Canada, and provincial regulatory authorities.


Lexpert - Ranked Lawyers and Law Firms - Financial Institutions Regulation - Ontario