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Nicolas Faucher Associé/Partner Montréal

Nicolas Faucher

Partner | Co-leader Financial Services group | Co-Chair of the Corporate/Commercial Regional Section 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) Montréal

Nicolas Faucher is Co-leader of the Financial Services group and co-president  of the 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 also works closely with clients in the payment and financial technology. As he has developed specific expertise in these areas. He 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 conducts and consumer protection legislation.

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

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.

  • Recognized in Banking and Finance Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021
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  • LLM, International Business Law London School of Economics and Political Science
  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Director, The Canadian Club of Montréal
  • Member, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Member, Québec Bar
Fintechs: What are the legal issues? Presented at the the conference on Recent Developments in Banking Law organized by the Continuing Education of the Barreau du Québec.
The Rise Of Finance Technology in Canada Lexpert/Thompson Reuters Professional Development Course location location Toronto


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