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Stuart Carruthers

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Stuart Carruthers is a partner and member of the Insurance & Reinsurance, Financial Products & Services, and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. He is a leading transactional, commercial, governance and regulatory advisor to insurance and reinsurance companies and brokers in Canada. He also advises on other international private mergers and acquisitions transactions and commercial matters. Stuart is recognized for his insurance and reinsurance law expertise by numerous directories. He is described by Who’s Who Legal: Canada as their “most highly recommended practitioner” for 2017 as well as a ""household name in the insurance and reinsurance space"". His clients have noted him as “outstanding on P&C matters“, a ""key figure in the area"" and a ""skillful practitioner in a wide variety of insurance matters"". Stuart is the only Canadian insurance corporate/regulatory counsel recognized in the highest categories in Chambers Canada, Who's Who Legal and Legal Media Group's Expert Guides.

Stuart has expertise in insurance, reinsurance and related financial services transactions and regulatory matters, including acquisitions and dispositions of insurers and books of business, formation and licensing of insurers and intermediaries, financing transactions, outsourcing transactions, white labelling initiatives and advice on a broad range of distribution, market conduct, compliance and other regulatory matters.