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Aaron Palmer

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Aaron is a partner who practises in the areas of derivatives, financial services, structured finance, securities law and prime brokerage. Aaron has worked on a broad range of financings and securities transactions, public and private offerings, and securities regulatory matters. He also has extensive experience with the development of innovative investment products and with derivatives-based transactions involving equity, credit, commodity, interest rate and FX derivatives. His derivatives experience includes a five-month secondment to the law department of a major Canadian bank advising on equity derivatives transactions. He is currently actively engaged in advising market participants on Canadian derivatives regulatory developments related to trade reporting, dealer registration and mandatory clearing. Aaron also has extensive experience with derivatives clearing, prime brokerage, investment fund regulation, securities lending and repo transactions, securitizations, and traditional banking and capital markets transactions.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (ON); 2013 (BC)
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-4227
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: aaron.palmer@blakes.com

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