Peter Aziz is a corporate lawyer and a member of the Financial Institutions Practice and the Payments and Cards Practice Group. Peter’s practice focuses on all aspects of regulatory compliance in the financial services and payments industry, including mobile and other emerging payment technologies. He is a specialist in Canada’s anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing and economic sanctions legislation and regularly advises banks, insurance companies, securities dealers, investment advisers and others on their compliance obligations, including their dealings with FINTRAC.
Peter has extensive experience with credit and debit card arrangements, including co-brand, affinity and white label arrangements and has expertise with the operating regulations of all major card network associations.
In the area of consumer protection, Peter advises financial institutions with their obligations under federal law, and advises financial service providers, manufacturers and retailers on their legal obligations under provincial law.
Peter’s corporate law practice focuses on corporate reorganizations and the financing of major U.S., U.K. and other investments. Peter also advises private companies in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including shareholder arrangements. His private company clients include holding companies of Thomson and Rogers family members.