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Koker  Christensen

Koker Christensen

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2002
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Koker Christensen is Co-Leader of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group. He works with clients that include banks, insurers, credit unions, FinTech companies and other regulated and unregulated businesses in the financial services sector. Koker regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions and other transactions, regulatory matters, corporate governance and risk management. He also advises financial institutions on incorporation and licensing.

Koker frequently deals with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and other financial institutions regulators.

His expertise also includes anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing requirements, and he has provided expert testimony on terrorist financing before the Canadian House of Commons’ Standing Committee on finance.

Koker’s transactional and regulatory expertise has been recognized by leading legal directories, including Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He is frequently quoted by leading media outlets, including the Globe & Mail, Maclean's Magazine and The Financial Post, providing insights into the financial services sector.

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Education

  • JD University of Toronto
  • BA Simon Fraser University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Prosper Canada (2014)
Article, Co-Author Current Trends in the Canadian Credit Union Sector Banking & Finance Law Review, 22 B.F.L.R. 73
Article FINTRAC fines Canadian bank with no name a fistful of dollars White Collar Post
Article The Canadian Insurance M&A Environment Asian-Mena Counsel M&A Special Report
Speaker Hot Topics in Corporate Governance and Securities Law location location Toronto, ON
Presenter Recent Amendments to Canada's Anti-Money Laundering Regime location location Toronto, ON
Speaker Compliance Officers and the Board-Management Relationship location location Toronto, ON

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