Event Details


Canada | June 15, 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright is hosting Financial Institutions Day to celebrate our long-standing relationships with colleagues in the industry and share the latest developments. 

Join us for lively panel discussions and a networking reception. 


Program Chair:


Jennifer TeskeyPartner, Canadian National Chair, Litigation and Disputes and Canadian Head of Financial Institutions


Topics  Presenters

1. Financial Services Regulatory Developments

  • Changes to the financial system risk environment and impacts on financial institutions including:
    • Liquidity and funding
    • Loan losses
    • Increased interest rates
    • Non-bank financial sector
    • Disclosure
  • Reflections on recent developments in the US financial markets and impacts on regulatory policy

Tim Stewart
Partner, Canadian Head of Financial Services & Regulation, Norton Rose Fulbright

Naizam Kanji
General Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission

Tom Delaney
Partner, United States, Norton Rose Fulbright

Dan Hunter
Senior Managing Director - Head of Financial Services Strategic Communications, FTI

Lynne O’Brien
Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright

2. Securities Regulatory Developments

  • Canada - Structural changes
    • New Capital Markets Tribunal 
    • New SRO 
  • Canada - Enforcement trends and issues
    • Cases of interest
    • Whistleblower program effectiveness
    • Developments to watch
  • United States
    • Issues arising in settlement negotiations 
    • Evolving expectations regarding cyber disclosures
    • Scrutiny of compliance programs
    • Whistleblower issues/developments 

Linda Fuerst
Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Naizam Kanji
General Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission 

Sandeep Savla
Co-Head of Regulatory, Investigations, Securities & Compliance, United States, Norton Rose Fulbright

Emre Carr, Ph.D.,
Senior Managing Director – Forensic & Litigation Consulting, FTI

Jeremy Devereux
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright



3. ESG – Current Issues 

  • Canada - corporate governance/proxy battle preparedness
    • Mandatory ESG reporting
    • Overview of disclosure requirements
    • Overview of Canadian regulators
    • Other risks including activism, litigation and challenges to ESG investing
    • Developments in data analytics
  • United States - How the SEC is dealing with ESG
    • Update on SEC rulemaking
    • Other drivers influencing ESG and sustainability programs
    • SEC’s current power of enforcement
  • United States - ESG in the context of enforcement
    • Overview of SEC’s Climate and ESG Task Force
    • Overview of other US agencies
    • ESG-related litigation

Heidi Reinhart
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Beth Jones
Senior Managing Director, Risk & Investigations, ESG & Sustainability, FTI

Anton Tabuns
Senior Counsel, Sustainability, Legal & Regulatory Compliance, BMO Financial Group

Alison Babbitt
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

4. Data Protection 

  • Managing cyber risk
    • Overview of the type of preparation required
  • Managing privacy risk
    • Adoption of new federal privacy bill
  • Managing digital risks
    • Overview of the framework to manage cyber, privacy and AI risks

Imran Ahmad
Partner, Head of Technology, Co-Head of Information Governance, Privacy & Cybersecurity, Norton Rose Fulbright 

Jackie Moher
Managing Counsel, Privacy, CIBC

Jessica de Brignac
Managing Director, FTI

Stéphane Eljarrat
Senior Partner & Head of White Collar Practice, Norton Rose Fulbright




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Law Society of OntarioEach session of this program contains 40 minutes of Substantive content.



Managing Partner, Canada
Partner, Canadian Head of Financial Services and Regulation
Of Counsel
Co-Head of Regulatory, Investigations, Securities and Compliance, United States
Partner, Canadian Co-Head of Responsible Business and Sustainability
Partner, Canadian Head of Technology and Canadian Co-Head of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy