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Andrew Alleyne

Andrew C. Alleyne

Partner Fasken
It is crucial to understand that the challenges of outsourcing extend well beyond I.T.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2003
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Andrew Alleyne’s practice is focused primarily on corporate and commercial transactions, particularly technology and M&A matters.

Serving on the Steering Committee of the firm’s Technology practice group and frequently working in the IT and outsourcing space, Andrew advises clients on the challenges and complexities of commercializing, acquiring and implementing technology solutions; and also works with private companies on M&A transactions, frequently across borders. Andrew regularly advises on IT and business process outsourcings, bancassurance outsourcings, cloud and SaaS arrangements, software licensing and commercial due diligence and the technology aspects of M&A transactions, including transition services arrangements. His experience also extends to a variety of Internet and e-commerce matters, and to the legal and regulatory aspects of online gambling in Canada.

Advising Fortune 100 companies, leading-edge software, e-commerce, cloud, media and other technology companies, as well as a variety of financial institutions, mining, health care, transportation and communications companies, Andrew is a trusted counsellor regarding business critical legal matters.

In his practice, Andrew can also draw on his substantial in-house experience. He was seconded as a director in the law department of CTVglobemedia (now Bell Media), one of Canada's largest media companies; and with the procurement department of TELUS, one of Canada’s largest communications companies.

Andrew is recognized for his information technology expertise by The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian and Legal Lexpert Directory, and Who's Who Legal (Canada).

Outside of his practice, Andrew is an active member of the legal community, currently serving as a Director of the Canadian Information Technology Law Association (Can-Tech, formerly IT.Can), Vice-Chair, Non-US Cyber Regulatory Subcommittee of the Cyberspace Law Committee (Business Law section of the American Bar Association) and Co-Chair of the Legal and Compliance Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. Andrew is also a past Chair of the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group. Andrew is an advocate for the black community, both legal, having been for many years a director and past President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL), and otherwise, including as a director of the Toronto based charity, For Youth Initiative and as an executive member of the Black Professionals in Technology Network.

  • Recognized for Information Technology Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 to 2020
  • Recognized for Technology Law, The Legal 500 Canada 2019
  • Recognized for Computer & IT Law, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019
2019 The Legal 500 Canada Recognized for Technology Law
2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized for Computer & IT Law
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Education

  • LLB University of Toronto
  • BBA Schulich School of Business, York University

Community involvement

  • Past President & Director (2003-2014), Fundraising Committee (Present), Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Past Chair, Toronto Computer Lawyers Group
  • Director, For Youth Initiative 
  • Member of Council, University of Toronto Law Alumni Association
  • Mentor, University of Toronto Alumni-Student Mentor Program
  • Advisory Board Member, JusticeNet (Access to Justice Program)
  • Mentor, Studio Y, MaRS Discovery District

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board Member, Canadian Technology Law Association (now Can-Tech, formerly IT.Can)
  • Vice-Chair Non-US Cyber Regulations Subcommittee of the Cyberspace Law Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Director, Cyberspace Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Legal and Compliance Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
  • Member, OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowship Committee    
  • Member, (past Chair) Toronto Computer Lawyers Group
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Cyberspace Law, Technology Law, International Business Law, Middle Market & Small Business, and Diversity and Inclusion Committees)
  • Member, (past President), Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals 
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association & Canadian Bar Association (Former member - Council and National Council)
  • Member, LexNoir (an international network of lawyers connecting the Africa Diaspora)
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Student Development Committee
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Information Security Governance Committee
Article, Author Critical Cybersecurity Compliance Issues for Canadian and U.S. Companies Operating across the Border Business Law Today
Article, Author Casinos, Cards and Counter-Strike: A Brief Overview of Skin Gambling in Canada and Abroad Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada
Speaker Latest Developments in Data Security & Privacy Law: GDPR & California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 National Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference location location Orlando, Florida, USA
Panelist Building Your Book of Business Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Conference location location Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Conference

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