Matthew J. Flynn
Matthew J. Flynn
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP
(416) 777-7488
100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1998 (ON); 2001 (CA); 2008 (AB)
Matt’s practice focuses on technology transactions including cloud, fintech, AI, robotics, data management, privacy, strategic commercial partnerships, strategic sourcing, systems implementations, tech M&A, e-commerce, mobile payments, technology development and licensing. He also has deep experience in energy technology / cleantech including advanced metering infrastructure / smart meters, water remediation, oil sands extraction, carbon credits, geothermal, and EV. Matt’s experience in Canada and the U.S. has been with blue chip law firms, and in-house with Accenture’s Legal & Commercial Group. He was the visionary and founder of the Foundry: an innovative legal services platform serving the needs of fast growth / emerging companies, responsive to their need for agility and cost efficiency. Matt also led the Contract Management Solution, involving legal process re-engineering for the contract lifecycle, leveraging an outsourced model to help clients review and close contracts, and using data analytics to transform the in-house legal function to a high-level, strategic partner / trusted advisor to the business while reducing costs per contract.
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On September 1, 2015, Enbridge Inc. announced the closing of the transfer of its Canadian Liquids Pipelines business, comprised primarily of Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Pipelines Athabasca Inc., and certain Canadian renewable energy assets (the Transaction) to an indirect subsidiary of Enbridge Income Fund (the Fund) for $30.4 billion together with certain Incentive/Performance Rights. A joint special committee (the Special Committee) of the Board of Directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (EIFH) and the Board of Trustees of Enbridge Commercial Trust (ECT) was formed to review and consider the Transaction, conduct due diligence and negotiate the terms of the Transaction on behalf of EIFH, the Fund and ECT.