Tim is a member of the firm’s Financial Services practice. He specializes in corporate insurance, transactional and regulatory matters, as well as consumer protection-related matters. He works with a broad range of public and private sector clients in the property and casualty, life and reinsurance sectors of the insurance industry. Tim regularly advises on all aspects of corporate, transactional and regulatory law, whether federal or provincial, and acts as counsel to a broad range of clients, including insurers and foreign insurers, reinsurers, banks, and insurance intermediaries, on all aspects of their operations.
Tim also has experience in governance and board related matters relating to not-for-profit and charity organizations. He regularly advises and provides strategic advice to help clients stay in compliance with the complex regulatory regimes that apply to not-for-profit and charitable organizations.
Tim is a native speaker of both Russian and English and has a limited working proficiency in French and Kazakh.
Tim has broad experience advising on all aspects of activity in the insurance industry. This includes advising on the formation of insurers, obtaining federal and provincial regulatory approvals, governance matters, market conduct and compliance requirements. He also regularly acts as counsel and secretary to financial institutions' boards of directors.
Tim's work regularly involves drafting and negotiating reinsurance, distribution and other specialized agreements germane to the sector, developing policy wordings, and advising on reinsurance and self-insured, risk retention and captive strategies.
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Associate to watch in energy: power (regulatory)
Tim is an active participant and supporter of Terry Fox Foundation.