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Koker Christensen Toronto Lawyer

Koker Christensen

Partner | CO-LEADER FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2002
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Koker Christensen is Co-Leader of the firm’s Financial Services Group. He advises businesses in the financial services sector, including insurers, banks, trust companies, credit unions, payments businesses, fintechs and insurtechs. His areas of expertise include M&A, reinsurance transactions, regulatory matters, anti-money laundering and corporate governance. He also advises financial institutions on incorporation and licensing.


As part of his practice, Koker frequently deals with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and other financial institutions regulators.

Koker’s transactional and regulatory expertise has been recognized by leading legal directories, including Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Koker is a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee for Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario. He is also a member of the board of directors of a Canadian chartered bank and Prosper Canada, a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty.


  • Recognized nationwide as a Leading Individual in Insurance, The Legal 500 Canada 2020
  • Recognized nationwide in Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation, Chambers Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Recognized nationwide in Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory, Chambers Canada 2017 to 2020
The Legal 500 Canada Recognized nationwide as a Leading Individual in Insurance
Chambers Canada Recognized nationwide in Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
Chambers Canada Recognized nationwide in Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
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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 Canadian Corporate COunsel Association - Ontario Chapter location location Toronto, ON, Canada
Speaker Insurance Reporting & Regulation – Update 2019 2019 Acumen Insurance Conference location location Toronto, ON, Canada
Speaker Open Banking Ontario Mutual Insurance Association location location Ottawa, ON, Canada

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