Partner in firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on transactions & regulatory work for financial institutions. Represents banks, insurers and pension plans on complex mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, transfers of blocks of business, demutualizations, reorganizations, entry to and exit from Canada, regulatory compliance, insurtech, financing, corporate governance, products, licensing, privacy and AML. Editor of Consolidated Insurance Companies Act of Canada, Regulations and Guidelines (2017, Carswell). Co-author of Canada chapter of Anti-Money Laundering International Law and Practice published by Wiley. Co-author of insurance law reform paper. Served as member of Ontario’s Insurance Legislation Review Project. Distinguished peer rating in Martindale Hubbell for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Recognized in Chambers Canada, Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law. Frequent speaker on corporate governance, regulatory, AML, privacy, insurtech, other matters affecting banks, insurers, other financial institutions. Served as a member of firm’s Board.
Year Called to the Bar:
Financial Institutions Regulation - Ontario