Stephen Kerr’s corporate practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry. Large financial service providers turn to Stephen for clarity on policy and regulatory issues related to banking, insurance, reinsurance, and mergers and acquisitions.
A significant portion of Stephen’s practice involves providing counsel to large and mid-sized businesses on acquisitions and divestment strategies, corporate governance, complex reorganizations and material commercial agreements. He also works with clients on banking, insurance, reinsurance, and other political and regulatory matters, at both the provincial and federal level.
Advising on the incorporation and registration of regulated financial institutions, Stephen works on various portfolio transfers among regulated financial institutions.
Recognized for his expertise in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and as an Acritas Star, Stephen anticipates and understands regulatory changes, allowing clients to refresh their strategies to suit current policy environments.
Rankings and Awards
- Best Lawyers in Canada 2017-2018 for Banking and Finance Law
- Recognized as an Acritas Star™ Lawyer 2016
- Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2008 as one of the "top Canadian corporate lawyers to watch."