Julie Mansi is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. A corporate lawyer in the Securities and Capital Markets Group, she has a dual practice which focuses on both investment management, registrant regulation and compliance matters and has a corporate commercial practice where she specializes in mergers and acquisitions for securities registrants and other regulated entities. Julie is also a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Management, Derivatives and Cryptocurrency and Blockchain groups.
Julie has considerable experience in advising derivatives and securities market participants on Canadian registration requirements and compliance and risk management matters. She has assisted dealers, futures commission merchants, commodity trading advisers, foreign exchange dealers, commodity producers, physical metal brokers, domestic and foreign asset managers in navigating the Canadian registration and compliance regime. Recently she has worked on the launch of digital platforms (crowdfunding portals, online advisers) and investment offerings employing artificial intelligence, social trading networks, high frequency trading and cryptocurrency and other digital assets.
As noted above, in addition to her regulatory practice, Julie has an active mergers and acquisitions practice which spans several industry sectors from securities registrants, financial institutions and the automotive industry. She provides an integrated and efficient approach to transactional work where clients benefit from her industry expertise and strategies to manage regulatory risks. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002.
Julie was both a summer student and an articling student with the Firm before returning as an associate. She has also worked in the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, and was a market research analyst for several Canadian companies in Eastern Europe.