199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Wesley Ng is Head of the Technology Group and Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee in the Toronto office. His practice focuses on information technology, e-commerce, and biotechnology transactions, as well as privacy-related matters including compliance with Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (CASL). Wesley regularly advises on business process outsourcings, service arrangements, technology exploitation (including development, commercialization, and licensing), transformational procurements, and domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures involving technology companies, businesses, or assets. He has significant experience assisting with technology issues across a broad range of industries, including financial services, insurance, mining, telecommunications, postal services, manufacturing, oil and gas, retail, and healthcare. In addition, Wesley advises clients on privacy and social media issues, including privacy complaints, privacy breaches, notifications, and working with the relevant regulators in connection with privacy investigations. He provides guidance on all aspects of CASL compliance, including interpretation of the law, review and analysis of e-marketing practices, providing relevant training, and advice with respect to consent outreach campaigns.
On January 15, 2016, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) (TSX: MBT) completed the sale of its Allstream division to Zayo Group, LLC (Zayo), a leading provider of communications infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and connectivity, in an all cash transaction for $465 million.