Sylvie Bourdeau is a partner at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. She specializes in the field of corporate law, more specifically in mergers and acquisitions, private financings and business agreements.
Her practice has led her to develop a vast experience with and thorough knowledge of the regulation sector that services financial institutions, the consumer protection and the health and life sciences industry.
Over the years, she has, among other things, drafted complex business agreements on behalf of her clients for such projects as joint ventures, franchises, outsourcings, distributions, manufacturing and the creation of limited partnerships for investment or other purposes.
Sylvie has acquired an enhanced expertise in the regulation of financial institutions and regularly advises many institutions on matters relating to regulations applicable in Canada and in Quebec. She has actively participated in the drafting of regulations adopted by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (formerly the Bureau des Services Financiers) governing intermediaries involved in the distribution of financial products and services pursuant to the Act respecting the Distribution of financial products and services. She also advises many insurers, brokers and market intermediaries regarding their compliance with this Act and its regulations as well as the legislation and regulations governing insurance companies and other financial institutions in the context of various projects, including the compliance, creation and distribution of innovative products, investment rules, the creation of new entities and the contracts normally associated with their services.
Sylvie been involved in many cases involving health and hospitalization insurance, health and social services and corporations acting with or related to the pharmaceutical and health industries. Sylvie has represented a number of clients in this sector.