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 National Co-Leader of the Firm's Cryptocurrency and Blockchain group.
Carol practices in the area of securities law, specializing in investment management funds. She works extensively for managers of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and other investment funds, particularly in the area of new product development. Carol has an extensive derivatives practice, primarily for investment 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. Carol also practices in the blockchain and digital currency and asset space, advising investment funds and others that focus on, or are involved with, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.