79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Jim brings decades of banking and finance experience and an international perspective in corporate and securities law, offering clients tailored solutions for structured finance and securitizations. Jim has broad market knowledge and experience advising on securitizations, public and private managed products, structured asset-backed financings and derivatives. He supports clients in developing securitization structures and products on Canadian and cross-border transactions. Jim is recognized as a leading lawyer in securitization matters and is a co-author of the Canada Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation, published by Global Legal Group, London.
Scotiabank completed the acquisition of a 20 per cent equity interest in the financial services business of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited for $500 million in cash. As part of the new business partnership, Scotiabank has agreed to provide a funding commitment to the financial services business of up to $2.25 billion and the parties have entered into a marketing program agreement to pursue joint marketing initiatives.