McCarthy Tétrault Honoured as Law Firm of the Year at the 3rd Annual Canadian Fintech & AI Awards
Toronto, November 29, 2017- McCarthy Tétrault is honoured to receive the ‘Law or Professional Service of the Year’ at the 3rd Annual Canadian Fintech & AI Awards. Presented by the Digital Finance Institute, the award recognizes achievements in financial technology and artificial intelligence (“AI”) and celebrates innovations in Canadian technology, and leaders in the industry.
“This award is a wonderful acknowledgement of our dedication to evolving areas of law and the growth of our Fintech practice, in particular" said Ana Badour who leads McCarthy Tétrault’s national Fintech group. “As Canada’s Fintech sector continues to rapidly advance, we are developing a deep understanding of the associated business and legal issues, and delivering the results our clients need. We represent clients across the Fintech ecosystem and we enable them to accelerate their businesses by leveraging our extensive expertise across the sector, and our relationships with leading financial institutions, Fintech providers, governments and regulators.”
“As a trusted partner to our clients, McCarthy Tétrault understands the complex Fintech ecosystem and the transformational impacts and opportunities it holds for businesses”, said Kirsten Thompson, who leads the firm’s national Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Management Group. “Whether it’s blockchain, AI, or Open Banking, we emphasize innovation and client service, which is why McCarthy Tétrault is leading on the issues arising from the intersection of established business models and transformative technologies.”
Our firm takes a multi-disciplinary approach to providing comprehensive, leading-edge advice that supports clients so they can quickly and competitively unlock the value of new technology. This is evident in our White Paper on AI that explores the impact of AI on six areas of law: employment, competition, privacy, intellectual property, contract and tort law. The Fintech team operates nationally, including offices in the leading Canadian Fintech and AI hubs of Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver.
McCarthy Tétrault’s broad experience has led us to develop excellence in thought leadership, including numerous publications and seminars.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.
Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
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Canada’s leading business law and litigation firm since 1855
Canada's first 'national' law firm — a significant development in the legal industry requiring approval from the Supreme Court of Canada
We deliver integrated legal solutions nationally and globally through our business law, tax, real property, labour and employment, and litigation expertise
Approximately 500 lawyers in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal and Québec City, as well as in New York City and London, UK
Canada’s top litigation firm for more than 150 years
One of the top Canadian financial services practices by leading national and international legal directories
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