Carol E. Derk
Carol E. Derk
(416) 367-6181
(416) 367-6749
22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
A partner and member of BLG’s Capital Markets Group, Carol practises securities law, specializing in derivatives, investment funds, and digital assets, including cryptocurrencies and blockchain. She works extensively for managers of investment funds, particularly in the area of product development, and has an extensive derivatives practice, including negotiating documentation, advising on regulatory compliance matters, and developing new derivatives-based investment products. She advises on a number of leading-edge transactions, including in the digital currency and asset space, advising investment funds and others that focus on, or are involved with, cryptocurrencies, digital assets and securities, and blockchain technology. Regular speaker at seminars and conferences on derivatives, investment funds, and digital assets. Recipient of the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. Recognized as a leader in her field by Derivatives Week. Recognized in the 2022 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Mutual Funds Law), in 2022 (since 2021) for Securities Law and in 2021 for Derivatives Law. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1986.
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