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Year called to bar: 2004
Ana is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s Financial Services Group in Toronto. Her practice focuses on regulatory and compliance issues relating to financial services entities, including banks, insurance companies, credit unions, and fintech entities. She regularly provides advice to clients in the financial services industry with respect to compliance with consumer protection requirements, anti–money laundering requirements, prudential requirements, and other regulatory requirements. She also advises with respect to regulatory matters relating to the establishment of new financial services providers and financial institution M&A and partnerships. Ana is a Certified Anti–Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Ana is recognized a leading lawyer by Chambers Canada in the area of Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation and in the area of FinTech by Chambers FinTech – Canada. She was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2004.
On January 10, 2019, a consortium consisting of Air Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank (“TD”), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”) and Visa Canada Corp. (“Visa”) announced the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan Loyalty Business, from Aimia Inc.
On October 16, 2018, Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners, (collectively, “Brookfield Infrastructure”) completed the acquisition of all the issued and outstanding common shares of Enercare Inc. for $29.00 per common share or, in the case of certain electing Canadian resident shareholders, 0.5509 of an exchangeable limited partnership unit (“Exchangeable LP Unit”) for each common share elected. The Exchangeable LP Units are exchangeable, on a one-for-one basis for non-voting limited partnership units of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (“BIP”).