Whether you are looking to set up an investment fund in Canada, need help with understanding whether you need to register to operate your business and how to comply with regulatory requirements, or are looking to enter the Canadian market from abroad, we understand the business, regulatory and administrative issues that affect you.
With over 60 years’ experience, BLG’s large team is rated by Chambers Canada as one of Canada’s best law firms for investment funds and asset management.We provide clients with national, multi-dimensional legal services in a disciplined, cost effective manner.
We have expertise in the regulatory and legal issues related to the creation and ongoing operation of:
We also understand the registration, licencing and compliance requirements that must be adhered to in order to do business in Canada – as a dealer, as an adviser and/or as an investment fund manager. We have the largest group of lawyers dedicated to this practice in Canada.
Our clients, both Canadian and international, include:
We also work closely with Canadian securities regulators and other government officials.
BLG or members of our Investment Management Team are members of:
We regularly participate in their industry committees and conferences.
How a business is evaluated in the market is no longer solely based on its financial success or the products and services it sells. It is also based on reputation and whether it is seen as responsible and responding to investor demands.
Clients trust BLG to help them understand and embed ESG into their business strategies.