Partner in the Business Law Group at Torkin Manes LLP, Lisa is also leader of the Firm’s Technology, Privacy, and Data Management Group with specialization in IT and privacy/cybersecurity law. Chair of the Robotics and AI Subcommittee, Cyberspace Committee, American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section. Council Member, Science and Technology Section, ABA. Council Member, Business Law Section, ABA. Editorial Board Member, The Sci-Tech Lawyer, Science and Technology Section, ABA. Past President and Director, Canadian Technology Law Association. A prolific writer and speaker, Lisa was the long-term author of a monthly feature column for Canadian Lawyer Magazine, and the co-editor and contributor to Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements, published May 2019 by the American Bar Association. In addition to her recognition by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, she has also been identified among the leading lawyers in her field by The Best Lawyers in Canada (IT Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Technology Law), Chambers Canada and Chambers Global, and by Who’s Who Legal as a Global Elite Thought Leader for Data - Data Privacy & Protection 2021.
On August 9, 2019, LGC Standards Canada Limited (“LGC”), a subsidiary of LGC Limited and a portfolio company of KKR & Co. Inc., acquired a majority stake in Toronto Research Chemicals Inc. (“TRC”) and Synfine Research Limited. Financial terms of the investment were not publicly disclosed.
On March 11, 2019, Azelis, a leading specialty chemical supplier operating globally, announced it had acquired Chemroy, a Canadian distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. The transaction sees Azelis acquire 100% of Chemroy Canada Holdings Inc.
On May 1, 2016, Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY) acquired all of the outstanding shares of Sago Sago Toys Inc. (Sago Mini), Toca Boca AB and Toca Boca Inc. (together, Toca Boca) from the Bonnier Group for an undisclosed price.