200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1996 (BC)
Jason Brooks is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. His practice focuses on advising Canadian and foreign-based clients engaged in all aspects of the investment management industry. Jason provides counsel on a range of registration, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting registered firms and individuals. He also advises clients on the formation, management, and operation of public and private investment funds and the offering of their securities. For many years, Jason has advised firms involved in the evolving cryptocurrency and digital asset sector, including managers of funds investing in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets and firms operating crypto-asset trading platforms. He has also obtained novel exemptive relief from a variety of prospectus, registration, conflict of interest and other compliance requirements under Canadian securities laws. Additionally, Jason’s practice also focuses on merger & acquisition transactions, shareholder and corporate governance matters, and securities-related activities of financial institutions. He is a frequent speaker on investment management industry-related issues, and has been recognized in the 2022 (and since 2008) edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, and the 2022 (and since 2019) edition of ChambersCanada.