199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1998 (ON)
With more than 25 years of experience in the sector, Robert is nationally recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of information technology transactions. He advises clients across a broad range of industry sectors on a wide array of technology transactions including outsourcing, cloud computing, SaaS, strategic alliances, technology development (including agile methodologies), system procurement and implementation, M&A transactions, technology licensing and transfer, distribution, open source software, privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, electronic commerce, and the internet. He is active in the development and adoption of emerging technologies, including distributed ledger technologies, smart contracts, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and the application of such technologies to emerging market segments, such as fintech.
On January 10, 2019, a consortium consisting of Air Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank (“TD”), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”) and Visa Canada Corp. (“Visa”) announced the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan Loyalty Business, from Aimia Inc.