77 King St W, Suite 400, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Laurie LaPalme is the Global Insurance Sector Leader at Dentons. She also leads Dentons Canada’s National Corporate and Regulatory Insurance practice and is the co-leader of the National Insurance sector group. With more than 20 years of experience advising domestic and foreign life and general insurance companies, insurance agents and brokers, reinsurance companies on corporate and regulatory matters, transactions, corporate reorganizations, and governance issues, clients note that Laurie is “absolutely an expert and that comes across clearly in the work,” taken from a Chambers Canada client interview. Clients benefit from her deep understanding of the Canadian and global insurance markets, and how to navigate the regulatory landscape to help their businesses grow and operate in Canada. Laurie’s corporate and insurance regulatory practice involves mergers and acquisitions, portfolio transfers, demutualization, corporate reorganizations, formation of insurers, federal and provincial licensing, corporate governance, compliance matters and working with both federal and provincial regulators.