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. She is also a member of the Derivatives group which has been recognized as Global Capital’s Canadian Law Firm of the Year for derivatives, an award it has received every year since 2014.