Scott McEvoy is a partner in our Toronto office and has worked in BLG's Vancouver office serving fund managers in Western Canada. He is an active member of the Firm's Investment Management, Securities and Capital Markets, Pension and Benefits, Derivatives and Asia Pacific Groups.
Scott focuses his practice servicing participants in the investment management industry, including Canadian and foreign fund managers, portfolio managers and dealers. He also advises domestic retail and institutional investment funds, Canadian and offshore hedge funds and alternative investment vehicles. A significant amount of Scott's work focuses on registrant regulation and compliance. He has been a member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada's Accounting Advisory Standing Working Group since 2009.
Scott also provides advice on pension plan administration including regulatory compliance and plan design. A large part of his pensions practice is devoted to pension investment restrictions advice to both plan administrators and investment managers. He is a member of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute's Market Development Committee Ontario and past member of the Program Committee. Scott is the editor of BLG's Quarterly Pension Compliance Report.
Prior to entering law, Scott worked in the audit and financial services divisions of Arthur Anderson in Montréal and in Leeds England.