Carol Derk is partner and a member of BLG’s Securities and Capital Markets Group, the national leader of BLG’s Derivatives Group and the co-national leader of the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Group.
Carol also has an extensive derivatives practice, including negotiating documentation, advising on regulatory compliance matters and developing new derivatives-based investment products. More recently, she has developed a practice in the blockchain and digital asset space, advising clients that are developing products and services focused on cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology.
Carol is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on digital assets, derivatives and investment funds. She is a recipient of the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, is recognized as a leader in her field by Derivatives Week and was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in the field of mutual funds law.