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Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
Partner in firm’s Financial Services group, head of national Insurance and Reinsurance group (Canadian Insurance Law Firm of the Year, Global Experts 2021 Annual Awards), former member of firm’s board. Leading regulatory and transactional lawyer representing banks and insurers on complex mergers & acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, transfers of blocks of business, reorganizations, licensing matters, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, approvals, market conduct, risk management, entry to/exit from Canada, capital requirements, financing, outsourcing, cybersecurity, privacy, anti-money laundering, product distribution, e-commerce, and insurtech. Editor of 2021 Consolidated Insurance Companies Act of Canada, Regulations and Guidelines. Appointed to Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee for Life and Health Insurance to provide advice to FSRA’s Board of Directors on financial regulation in Ontario. Recognized in Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Best of the Best, and Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law.
On October 16, 2018, Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners, (collectively, “Brookfield Infrastructure”) completed the acquisition of all the issued and outstanding common shares of Enercare Inc. for $29.00 per common share or, in the case of certain electing Canadian resident shareholders, 0.5509 of an exchangeable limited partnership unit (“Exchangeable LP Unit”) for each common share elected. The Exchangeable LP Units are exchangeable, on a one-for-one basis for non-voting limited partnership units of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (“BIP”).