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Fasken Martineau welcomes a new partner to its Financial Institutions Group in Toronto

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Fasken Martineau announced today that Stephen D.A. Clark, has joined the Toronto office as Partner in the Financial Institutions Group.

Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that Stephen D.A. Clark, has joined the Toronto office as Partner in the Financial Institutions Group.

With over 30 years’ experience in financial services regulation, Stephen regularly advises the industry on critical regulatory and policy issues, as well as regulated financial institutions on all aspects of their banking business including regulations, compliance, credit cards and payment systems. Stephen also has extensive experience in the establishment of new financial institutions in Canada on behalf of domestic and international new entrants. He has a broad experience in the integration of financial institutions, the purchase and sale of bank branches, credit card portfolios and other financial assets.

By virtue of regularly acting for financial institutions, Stephen sits on a committee of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), chaired by the Deputy Superintendent, dealing with bank and insurance regulatory matters.

Stephen has chaired and participated in numerous conferences and has published articles on corporate finance, banking law, corporate lending and secured transactions. He has also acted as head of the Business Law Section at the Bar Admission Course in Ontario.

“We are very pleased to welcome Stephen to the Financial Institutions Group. His addition enhances Fasken Martineau’s already robust financial services practice, making it a leader in the financial services regulatory area, and enables the group to offer our clients a deep and experienced team covering all aspects of this growing and ever-changing area,” said Martin Denyes, Fasken Martineau’s Managing Partner of the Ontario Region.

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