François Ouimet is a counsel in the Corporate Group, who has been practising law for more than 35 years. His practice focuses on corporate law, financing law and real estate. François is recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of banking and finance, real estate, project development & finance, financial products & services and asset securitization. François is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, of which he is a past National Chairman of the Business Law Section.
On November 25, 2015, VASCO Data Security International Inc., a leader in authentication, electronic signatures and identity management, completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding securities of the Silanis entities including Silanis Technology Inc., the provider of e-SignLive — the most widely used e-signature solution in the world. The purchase price of $113 million (US$85 million) was paid in cash.