Carol Derk is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She is the National Leader of the Firm's Derivatives Group and the Structured Products Group, a sub-group of the Investment Management Group.
Carol practises in the area of securities law, specializing in investment management funds. She works extensively for managers of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, closed-end investment funds and pooled funds, particularly in the area of new product development. Carol also has an extensive derivatives practice, primarily for investment funds and pension funds. She acts for investment funds and other entities that use derivatives, including negotiating the ISDA, futures and other standard documentation, advising on derivatives regulatory compliance matters and developing new derivatives-based products.