1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1999 (QC)
Partner at the Montréal office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Specializes in regulatory, governance, and compliance matters facing Canadian and international participants in the investment management industry, including portfolio managers, investment fund managers, brokers, dealers, financial institutions, and service providers. Regularly advises market participants and intermediaries on legal issues relating to the provision of advisory services, the distribution of securities, mergers & acquisitions, and the establishment, operation, and administration of investment funds (retail and private) investing in all types of asset classes, traditional and alternative, such as infrastructure, private equity, and real estate. Has extensive experience in the area of registrant regulation and compliance. Has obtained numerous novel exemptive relief from a wide variety of prospectus, registration, conflict of interest, and other compliance requirements under Canadian securities laws. Frequent speaker at conferences on securities registration and compliance matters that are of interest to investment industry participants. Holds both civil and common law degrees and a master’s degree in securities law (LLM, Queen’s University).