Maria’s practice focuses on regulatory compliance in the financial services industry. She advises Canadian and foreign financial institutions and service providers, including banks, insurance companies, trust and loan companies, credit unions, and participants in the payment card industry, on all aspects of regulatory matters affecting their business. She works with both domestic and international clients. Maria is also gaining experience in corporate governance matters and assists in debt financing and other related transactions.
In addition, Maria is a member of the Firm's Public & Political Law group. She is developing particular expertise in political financing, conflicts of interests, and lobbying law.
Prior to joining Blakes, Maria summered and articled at a national business law firm.