22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Julie’s dual practice focuses on securities registrant regulation and compliance and mergers and acquisitions. She has considerable experience in advising derivatives and securities market participants on Canadian registration requirements and compliance, as well as risk-management matters. She has significant experience with emerging financial services products that are web and app-based, including crowdfunding platforms, investment platforms, cryptocurrencies, digital assets, blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) and robo-advisers. As a trusted adviser, she has an active private M&A practice that caters specifically to securities registrants, marketplace participants, and financial institutions. Julie is a member of the IIROC Crypto Asset Working Group, IIAC Derivatives and Order Execution Only Committees and recently completed her three year term on the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. During her time at the firm, she was seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission, Registrant Legal Services Division and Mergers & Acquisitions, Take-Over Bids Division. She has also worked in the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, and was a market research analyst for several Canadian companies in Eastern Europe.