66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1983 (ON)
Randy has national and international experience including advising Canadian and foreign governments on changes to pension and social security legislation, litigating high-profile pension and benefit matters, merging and dividing pension and other benefit plans, drafting plan documents, devising pension and other employee benefit plan investment structures, and speaking and advising on governance matters. He is considered a leading national and international legal expert on ESG and climate change integration in pension fund management. Randy brings a practical perspective to fiduciary governance and policy development, as he is also a corporate director and a professional trustee of Canada’s largest jointly trusteed Employer Life and Health Trust.
Nortel Networks Corporation (Nortel Canada) is the Canadian parent company of what was one of the largest telecommunications businesses in the world. In early 2009, formal insolvency proceedings were commenced in Canada, the United States and England, among other places. Nortel’s worldwide business was liquidated through a number of Court-approved sales of its business units and a US$4.5-billion sale of its residual patents, resulting in US$7.3 billion of global sale proceeds to be allocated amongst the Nortel debtor companies in Canada, the United States and Europe.
On May 31, 2017, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (Canadian Natural) completed two previously announced agreements to acquire oil sands assets from Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Ltd. and Shell Canada Resources (Shell) and, with a subsidiary of Shell, to jointly acquire Marathon Oil Canada Corp. (MOCC).