1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1999 (QC)
A partner at the Montréal office of BLG, Christian 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. He 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. Christian has extensive experience in the area of registrant regulation and compliance and is a frequent speaker at conferences on securities laws and commercial matters that are of interest to investment industry participants. He holds both civil and common law degrees, and a master’s degree in securities law (LLM, Queen’s University). Recognized in the 2022 (and since 2018) editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Private Funds Law) and in the 2021 and 2022 editions (Mergers and Acquisitions Law). Called to the Québec Bar in 1999.