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Nicolas  Faucher

Nicolas Faucher

Partner | Co-leader Financial Institutions Group Fasken
Creating a Canadian payment system adapted to the current and future digital world will require a high level of collaboration and cooperation from every level of government and the different players (participants or users).
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1991
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal
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Nicolas Faucher is co-leader of the Financial Institutions Group and head of the Quebec Corporate/Commercial group. He specializes in legal issues related to financial institutions, financial services, technology and professional services companies.

Nicolas advises clients in the financial services sector on the application of the law, regulatory compliance and the negotiation of various commercial agreements.

Nicolas works closely with clients in the payment, technology and telecommunication industries to develop innovative payment products including card and mobile payment services. Nicolas has developed specific expertise in these areas and provides Canadian and foreign clients with strategic and legal advice and helps them implement their business models. 

He also plays a key role in issues related to AML, codes of ethics and consumer protection legislation.

Nicolas is a sought-after lecturer and regularly speaks at industry conferences and client seminars on legal issues concerning payments and cards.

Before joining Fasken, Nicolas launched his career working as legal counsel for two of the largest financial institutions in Quebec. He also worked for another major Montréal business law firm.

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Education

  • LL.M. (International Business Law) London School of Economics and Political Science
  • LLB University of Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Director, The Canadian Club of Montréal
  • Member, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Member, Québec Bar
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