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Vladimir Shatiryan

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Vladimir's recent representative work includes advising:

  • Foreign financial institutions on establishing financial presence in Canada

  • Canadian and foreign financial institutions on seeking regulatory approvals for new entry, change of control, investments, permitted activities, related-party transactions and other transactions requiring approval under Canadian financial institutions legislation

  • Foreign financial institutions on structuring cross-border commercial and consumer programs in compliance with Canadian regulatory requirements

  • Canadian and foreign financial institutions on bail-in legislation and NVCC instruments

  • Canadian and foreign financial market infrastructures on payment clearing and settlement rules

  • Canadian and foreign financial institutions on a broad range of issues relating to resolution and recovery planning

  • Credit unions and centrals on legislative requirements relating to capital, lending and investment restrictions, as well as on the process for continuing as a federal credit union

  • Financial institutions on related-party transactions requirements and restrictions relating to commodities ownership and trading

  • Canadian and foreign companies on the application of Canada's economic sanctions legislation, including screening and disclosure obligations, due diligence and compliance measures, facilitation provisions, and extra-territorial application

  • Businesses subject to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act in preparing anti-money laundering policies and controls and appealing notices of violations

  • Domestic and foreign financial institutions on various aspects of Canadian financial institutions legislation, including on matters related to regulation of deposit-taking and trust business, credit card issuing and acquiring, cost of borrowing disclosure, unclaimed property legislation, outsourcing arrangements, and regulation of prepaid payment products

Awards & Recognition

Vladimir is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publication:

  • Global Banking Regulation Review’s 45 under 45 (which recognizes the leading banking regulation lawyers globally)

Professional Activities

Vladimir is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and associate member of the Banking Law Committee of the American Bar Association.

Vladimir is committed to pro bono work and assists in a number of pro bono matters.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2012
J.D., University of British Columbia - 2011
M.A., York University - 2008
B.A., York University - 2006
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