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Koker ​Christensen

Koker ​Christensen
One of the crucial contributing factors to the global financial crisis was inadequate risk management.
Title Partner, Co-Chair of Financial Institutions Group
Fasken Martineau
Languages Spoken English

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Koker ​Christensen

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Koker’s practice is focused in the financial services sector. Working with banks, insurers, trust companies, credit unions, insurance agents/brokers and other financial service providers, Koker advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, reinsurance transactions, corporate governance, distribution arrangements and corporate matters.

Though Canada continues to offer an economically stable environment, the recent financial crisis has precipitated numerous regulatory developments. Koker frequently deals with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and other financial institutions regulators, and has provided expert testimony on terrorist financing before the Canadian House of Commons’ Standing Committee on finance. Regularly advising clients on anti-money laundering requirements, Koker also works with financial institutions on incorporation and licensing.

Frequently quoted for his insights into the financial services sector by leading media outlets, including Maclean's Magazine and The Financial Post, Koker has also been ranked in Chambers Canada for his transactional and regulatory expertise.

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