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Jennie Baek photo
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Jennie Baek practises capital markets and securities law with an emphasis on the investment funds and asset management industry.

Advising on a variety of corporate and securities law matters, Jennie assists clients with the formation, structuring, management, and distribution of public funds and private equity funds as well as other investment products. She also provides counsel on registration and regulatory compliance, corporate governance and reporting obligations, public and private financings, and stock exchange listings.

Jennie has significant experience in share and asset transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining McMillan, Jennie worked as in-house counsel at a leading investment fund company and practised at a Toronto law firm.




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Rankings & Recognition

  • Medal in Law – Third Highest Standing (Queen’s University Law School, 2006)

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), Committee Member
  • The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC), Legal and Compliance Issues Working Group (Former participant)
  • Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets (CAASA)
  • Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), Committee Member

Education & Admissions

2008
Called to the Ontario bar
2007
LLM University of Toronto
2006
LLB Queen's University

Insights (9 Posts)

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The Case Continues: Wright v Horizons and the Draft Capital Markets Act

This bulletin discusses new developments with respect to the Wright v Horizons decision.

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May 30, 2022
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Upcoming Deadline for Investment Funds to File Annual Reports of Exempt Distribution

The annual January 30, 2022 deadline for investment funds to file a Report of Exempt Distribution (Form 45-106F1) is right around the corner.

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Dec 20, 2021
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Canadian Blockchain Webinar – Cryptocurrency, Digital Assets and NFTs: Learn about different Canadian legal facets of the blockchain revolution

Join McMillan lawyers from a variety of legal fields as they walk through the law of blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFTs. This multi-disciplinary webinar will feature content of interest to all levels of experience in this innovative space. Speakers from industry and other jurisdictions are scheduled to appear to provide their insights on background, modern-day compliance and future issues.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Client Focused Reforms (CFRs) – Phase II: What You Need to Know for Implementation

The December 31, 2021 deadline for registered firms and their representatives to comply with the second phase of the Client Focused Reforms (CFRs) is fast approaching. Join McMillan for a discussion on practical questions and issues related to the new requirements and how they may impact your organization.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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Client Focused Reforms (CFRs): Everything you need to know about the new conflicts of interest requirements (but were afraid to ask)

The June 30, 2021 deadline for registered firms and their representatives to comply with the first phase of the CFRs relating to conflicts of interest is fast approaching. The new conflicts of interest requirements will require registrants to review and, where necessary, implement changes to their existing conflicts of interest policies and procedures.

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May 6, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
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Client Focused Reforms – Upcoming Deadline for Registrants to Comply with the Conflict of Interest Amendments

The June 30, 2021 deadline for registered firms and their representatives to comply with the new CFRs relating to conflicts of interest is fast approaching.

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Mar 31, 2021
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Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Looks to Level the Playing Field

This bulletin focuses on Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce's recommendations aimed at ensuring a level playing field.

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Mar 10, 2021
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Thinking of Forming an ESG Fund? Five Pointers for Fund Managers

This article aims to highlight five key pointers for fund managers to think about when launching an ESG fund

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Mar 10, 2021
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Beware of a Potential New Duty of Care for Investment Fund Managers – Six Takeaways from Wright v. Horizons

Review of Wright v. Horizons and potential future implications on IFAM industry.

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Sep 23, 2020