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Member of the Business Law Group of Norton Rose Canada working primarily in banking and finance. He has extensive experience in business law, including banking, company and securities law, and regulatory requirements relating to financial institutions and products, as well as corporate transactions, financings and mergers & acquisitions. In the area of banking law, he has participated in structuring some of the largest corporate credits in Canada. On the financial regulatory front, Mr. Fleming participated in structuring the first global covered bond programme by a Canadian issuer (RBC), and the first ever covered bond issue in Canada, also for RBC. In addition, he participated in the structuring of an innovative structured finance shelf offering for RBC in Canada. In both cases, a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment applicable to financial institutions was required, as well as an appreciation of the related policy issues. Also has acted as arbitrator in international business matters. Called to the Bar of Québec in 1975 and to the Bar of Ontario in 1999. Listed as one of Canada’s leading Capital Markets lawyers in The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Capital Markets Lawyers.