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Robert Scavone appointed to Ontario’s newly established Business Law Advisory Council

News Mar 4, 2016

McMillan is pleased to announce that Rob Scavone has been appointed to the Government of Ontario’s newly established Business Law Advisory Council.

The advisory council will recommend changes to Ontario’s corporate and commercial laws to strengthen the Province’s competitive advantage in the global economy, solidify its position as a jurisdiction of choice for business, encourage innovation and investment, and support a regulatory framework that is responsive and flexible. The council is comprised of eleven legal professionals who have demonstrated expertise in commercial and corporate law and understand the challenges and opportunities businesses in Ontario face. Each member of the council will serve an initial 18 month term and may be re-appointed to serve up to three years in total.

Rob Scavone, a member of McMillan’s Financial Service group, is Co-Chair, Securitization, Structuring and Derivatives. Rob advises major corporations, financial institutions, investment dealers and government agencies on structured finance, derivatives, securitization, secured debt financing, P3 infrastructure financing and personal property security law, in addition to general corporate commercial matters. An acknowledged authority on the law of securities transfers, he is also actively involved in business law reform more generally and is past chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Personal Property Law Committee.

For further information on the Business Law Advisory Council, please click here.


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