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Blair W Keefe

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Insurance: Transactional & RegulatoryBanking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
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Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory - Nationwide - Canada

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Based out of Toronto, Blair Keefe is a highly acclaimed lawyer in the insurance market, as well as a strong feature of the wider Canadian financial services sector. His broad experience encompasses a wide range of mandates from regulatory investigations to securities offerings and M&A.
"He has a deep knowledge of historical matters relating to legislation and regulatory matters." "He's very approachable, he has a good business sense, and he's able to think strategically in a way that gets us to where we need to go."
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Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation - Nationwide - Canada

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Blair Keefe is one of the most accomplished figures in the area of financial services regulation. Based in Toronto, he is frequently sought out by leading domestic and multinational institutions. 
"He is the most knowledgeable and helpful bank regulatory lawyer I've come across in Canada." "Blair's individual strength is his domain knowledge and ability to provide practical advice."
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A preeminent figure in the financial services industry, Blair has decades of experience advising Canada’s leading financial institutions on regulatory matters and industry best practices, and has acted as counsel on some of the country’s most complex and novel issues in his field.

Blair is co-head of the firm's Financial Services, Bank Regulatory and Insurance Regulatory practices, and is co-head of the Payments and Cards Practice. His practice focuses on corporate and regulatory issues relating to financial institutions, advising also on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance in the financial services industry.

Blair is known for his in-depth understanding of all matters relating to the Bank Act. In addition, he has extensive experience in insurance and bank regulatory matters, banking and debt finance as well as payments and cards.

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