Laure Fouin is a lawyer in McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group in Montréal. Her practice focuses on financial institutions and financial products and services regulation, private equity (including fund formation), securities regulation and investment products, structured finance and securitization, and Fintech.
Laure holds a master degree in business law and a master degree in banking and financial law, both from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, as well as a Masters of Laws (LLM) from McGill University. She previously obtained a bachelor’s degree in business and tax law in France, at Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, and completed the required courses for admission into the Québec Bar at the Université de Montréal. Laure studied derivatives regulation in the doctoral program at McGill University, where she taught a course on credit default swaps and securitization.
She frequently publishes articles on and is a frequent public speaker on securities and investment products regulation, regulatory and compliance issues relating to financial services entities and financial products (including banks and investment funds), and Fintech.
Laure was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2013. She is member of the Regulatory Watch Committee of the Conseil des fonds d’ (CFIQ), a member of the board of the investissement du QuébecInlandsis Fund (and its investment and HR committees), a private equity fund investing in greenhouse gas reduction projects and a member of the board of the Historic Site Marguerite-Bourgeoys (and its governance and HR committee). She is also an active member of the Association of Quebec Women in Finance.
Laure is a rising figure in the financial law sector and a member of our Securities Regulation and Investment Products and Fintech Groups.
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