With deep experience in financial services, Eli works with financial institutions and other clients in the sector on significant, high-profile M&A transactions—as well as advising them on the complex regulatory needs of their business.
Eli’s practice focuses on corporate law and regulatory issues relating to financial institutions, advising both Canadian and international financial institution clients. With industry experience including a six-month secondment to the Legislation and Approvals Division at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in 2017-18, Eli brings particular knowledge of bank and insurance regulation, consumer protection and payments to his counsel.
He is fantastic and provides timely, thorough and business-friendly advice…frequently punches above his weight in his practice area and speaks with the authority to provide practical solutions and invaluable insight.
—Chambers Canada, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Up and coming lawyer in banking and finance: financial services regulation
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Rising star in financial services regulatory
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in financial institutions regulation (Ontario)
Expert Guides—Rising Star in banking and finance
Eli is the co-editor of the National Banking Law Review and co-author of Carswell’s Consolidated Bank Act.