Why Choose AUM Law?
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As capital markets change and regulatory requirements become increasingly important, asset managers need comprehensive and flexible legal and regulatory compliance solutions to help them effectively manage their businesses. Our team of lawyers and law clerks have significant experience advising participants in Canadian capital markets, especially registered firms, their management and registered individuals including investment fund managers, portfolio managers, dealers, chief compliance officers (CCOs), ultimate designated persons (UDPs), registered representatives, and independent review committees (IRCs). Before joining AUM Law, our lawyers practised securities, corporate and commercial law at the Ontario Securities Commission and highly regarded Canadian law firms. Our lawyers also have legal experience advising or working as in-house counsel for Canadian and international financial market participants, mutual fund companies, alternative asset managers and merchant banks. Our collective experience enables us to thoroughly understand our clients’ businesses and provide practical legal and regulatory compliance advice.
AUM Law offers practical, cost-effective legal and regulatory compliance advice from a team that prioritizes your business and understands your industry. We focus on the Canadian asset management sector, and we have deep expertise in the legal and regulatory issues relevant to firms operating in Canada’s exempt and public capital markets.
Our team-based approach, fixed-fee compliance support plans, extensive experience engaging with securities regulators, and connections with other service providers in this industry will help you navigate the evolving securities regulatory environment with confidence so that you can focus on what you do best.
AUM Law is proud to be a member of the following industry organizations:
“AUM Law provides wise counsel, great service, and always valuable input. They are key to keeping us on track with regulators.”
Lawrence J. Dittrich, Chief Compliance Officer, Wickham Investment Counsel Inc.
“AUM Law is responsive, pragmatic and sensible.”
David Moss, General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Permian Global
“My experiences with AUM Law have been stupendous. We’ve been a client for several years and as a former practicing lawyer with a national law firm I’m very familiar with the varied quality of legal and regulatory services in the industry: AUM Law is second to none! If you’re looking for practical and cost-effective advice in the registrant and investment funds space I would highly recommend the team at AUM Law!”
Dave Sanderson, President and Co-Founder, Red Jacket Capital
Recent News and Events
Deal Provides Investment Industry with Flexible, Innovative Approach to Manage Risk Toronto, ON – May 6, 2021 – AUM Law today announced the acquisition of our firm by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG). The transaction combines BLG’s deep expertise and long-standing...
In February 2021, FINTRAC updated its guidance on politically exposed persons (PEP) and heads of international organizations (HIO), as well as related guidance for account-based reporting entity sectors, including “securities dealers” (i.e. dealers and advisors). This...
On May 12, AUM Law’s Chris Tooley will participate as a speaker at the Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) Spring Regulatory & Compliance Webcast on FINTRAC audits and Richard Roskies will also be speaking on the topic of OSC audits. April 30,...