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Amanda Klein

Amanda Klein photo Executive vice president, regulatory affairs and general counsel | Toronto Hydro Corporation

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. As the youngest senior executive and chief legal officer in Toronto Hydro’s (TH) history, Amanda Klein leads a team of nearly 70 lawyers and other professionals through the company’s most contentious cases, significant transactions and complex stakeholder relationships. TH is the owner and operator of …

Andrea Cotroneo

Andrea Cotroneo photo Chief legal officer and chief compliance officer | Capital One Canada

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. Andrea Cotroneo is Capital One Canada’s chief legal and compliance officer, who also leads regulatory and government relations. In 2019, Cotroneo and her team successfully managed a very significant volume of litigation and regulatory challenges. As two highlights, Capital One defeated authorisation of a Quebec …

Andrea Wood

Andrea Wood photo Chief legal and governance officer | TELUS

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. What are the most important transactions and litigations that you have been involved in during the last two years? At TELUS, I oversee the cross-enterprise legal team. Over the last two years, my M&A team completed an unprecedented number of transactions that are transforming …

Andrés Durán

Andrés Durán photo Senior vice president, legal services | EllisDon Group of Companies

Angela Avery

Angela Avery photo EVP, external affairs & chief legal officer | Westjet

Anita Mackey

Anita Mackey photo Associate general counsel | Scotiabank

Anthony Ruffolo

Anthony Ruffolo photo Senior manager and general counsel | Honda Canada

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. How do you feel in-house legal leaders can successfully introduce and implement a culture within a legal department? I believe the most important driver of culture is tone from the top. As such, I feel that implementation can be successful if fortified through example. …

Argiro Kotsalis

Argiro Kotsalis photo Vice president, legal and chief governance officer | Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA)

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. What are the most important transactions and litigations that you have been involved in during the last two years? The Commissioner of Competition vs. Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA) – We successfully defended this action, which was the first of its kind against a Canadian …

Arlene Strom

Arlene Strom photo Senior vice president and general counsel | Suncor Energy

Benoit Dubé

Benoit Dubé photo Executive vice-president, legal and economic affairs, and corporate secretary | CGI Group

Beverley Flynn

Beverley Flynn photo Vice president, general counsel and secretary | Morguard Corporation

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. Beverley Flynn joined Morguard in 2003 and was appointed general counsel and secretary in 2004. She has more than 15 years of experience in public markets, corporate securities law and commercial real estate law, including purchase, sale, financing and development. Though she is the chief …

Bindu Cudjoe

Bindu Cudjoe photo Senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary | Canadian Western Bank

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. What are the most important transactions and litigations that you have been involved in during the last two years? I was a key stakeholder in the end-to-end business process review of lending practices, advising on the art of the possible for document automation, electronic …

Bob Rooney

Bob Rooney photo Executive vice president and chief legal officer | Enbridge

Brian Baum

Brian Baum photo Director, associate general counsel | Citibank

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. Major transactions include multiple internal re-organisations, one of which involved a C$7bn derivative portfolio and the other involved the movement of over 600 employees. Significant litigation includes the local Canadian management of large class action files as they relate to foreign exchange, SSA bonds and …

Bruno-Étienne Duguay

Bruno-Étienne Duguay photo Chief legal officer | Novacap

Editor’s note: This interview was conducted prior to March 2020. Bruno-Étienne Duguay has acted as chief legal officer for Novacap since 2008. He brought a wealth of experience to the role, drawing on a background that included 10 years as a litigation lawyer with a large national firm, and seven years of commercial transaction experience …

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