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Christopher Ferguson Toronto Lawyer

Christopher Ferguson

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2011
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Toronto


Christopher Ferguson’s practice is focused on technology, privacy, and cybersecurity matters.

Chris regularly advises on mission critical technology issues and technology transactions, including negotiating and drafting technology services, cloud, data and AI, and outsourcing agreements. Chris advises on privacy compliance and risk management, the privacy and cybersecurity implications of novel products and services, and on the privacy and cybersecurity dimensions of technology and M&A transactions, including on legal and regulatory developments in those fields and on practical compliance solutions tailored to new technologies and evolving laws. Chris' privacy practice includes advising on health privacy and public sector privacy matters.

Chris has advised on and negotiated key strategic partnerships, services and cloud agreements for essential systems, and mission critical outsourcing arrangements and privacy, data protection, Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL), and communications law matters. In addition, Chris has advised on legal advocacy before regulators and policy makers, including representation on matters relating to intellectual property, CASL, and communications law, and dealings with regulators, administrative boards, public servants, and ministerial staff. Chris has participated in proceedings before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the Copyright Board of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris was in-house at a media and technology company, where he worked with executive and business stakeholders to consistently deliver results.

Client Work

  • Tru Tech Corporation acquired by ODL, Incorporated,
  • GlobalMed Inc. (Canada) and Schauenburg‐Truplast (China) acquired by Molded Devices, Inc.,
  • Little Kickers completes sale to Stronger Youth Brands in a transaction creating the largest global franchised youth soccer program,
  • Howden Group completes US$195 million acquisition of Compressor Products International business unit from EnPro Industries, Inc.,
  • Atlas Copco acquires CPC Pumps International Inc.,
  • Green Shield Holdings acquires healthtech startup Inkblot Technologies,
  • Arsenal and Seal for Life announce acquisition of Canusa,
  • Experlogix, LLC Acquires Xpertdoc Technologies, Inc.,
  • Foresters acquires Canada Protection Plan,

Career & Education


  • LLB, Schulich School of Law Dalhousie University
  • BB.A (Hons) Acadia University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association


Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Co-presenter Highlights of what’s new in the GDPR CISO, CPO Risk Management Breakfast hosted by Feroot Security


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