Michael is a key member of the group. He has specialized expertise in financial regulation, compliance and corporate law concerning financial institutions in Canada. He provides advice on regulatory matters, compliance and public company disclosures, including ESG.
He is the Co-Leader of the Gowling Financial Services Regulatory Group. Michael plays an integral role in corporate transactions in Financial Services including M&A and restructuring. He provides advice on regulatory matters and compliance to many financial institutions, fintechs and their representatives including payments, developments relating to blockchain technology, new generation money-services businesses and their impact on the sector.
He has assisted Canadian and foreign banks, insurance companies, credit unions and trust companies as well as a number of service providers in respect of financial regulatory questions in Canada.
He is one of the go-to lawyers at Gowling for advice relating to doing business and meeting regulatory requirements in Canada and in Quebec.