Charles Morgan > McCarthy Tétrault > Montreal, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Suite 2500
Montréal QC H3B 0A2
Canada

Work Department

Information Technology

Position

National Co-leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Cyber/Data Group. His practice takes a 360-degree approach to data, helping clients extract the tremendous value inherent in data, while at the same time managing the associated risks. He is a recognized thought-leader on the responsible deployment of artificial intelligence. Focus on cybersecurity, data protection, artificial intelligence, big data, tech sourcing, licensing, e-commerce, fintech and telecommunications. Represents broad range of clients, including financial institutions, communications, aeronautics and digital media companies in data management, outsourcing, systems integration and other complex commercial transactions. Regularly assists clients as breach coach (cyber readiness and response).

Career

Quebec Bar, 1998.

Memberships

Former President, International Technology Law Association. Member of Canadian IT Law Association. Member of the Quebec Autorité des marchés financiers’ Technological Innovation Advisory Committee.

Leisure

President of the board, RUBBERBANDance

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Technology

(Leading individuals)

Charles Morgan – McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault has a strong track record undertaking technology transactions across a wide range of sectors, such as aeronautics, life sciences, biotechnology, software and hardware. It also provides a ‘high level of experience and expertise‘ in relation to digital transformation projects, machine learning, fintech and data protection. Christine Ing is a leading name for advice on a range of emerging technologies. Charles Morgan and Daniel Glover coordinate the cyber/data group from Montréal and Toronto respectively. In a notable mandate, Morgan and Glover led a large multidisciplinary team which acted for the six most systemically important domestic banks on the preparation of a submission to the Quebec National Assembly committee assessing Quebec’s Bill 64, which looks to modernize Quebec’s privacy regulatory regime. Also notable is that Ing and associate Michael Scherman advised Shoppers Drug Mart on its C$75m strategic investment in virtual healthcare provider Maple Corporation. Barry Sookman, who is a key contact for technology-related litigation, has ‘decades of deal experience that is invaluable at the negotiating table‘. George Takach is noted for his finance and M&A expertise. In Montréal, Véronique Wattiez Larose focuses on M&A, private equity and ongoing business matters for technology clients.