Chris’s practice is focused on securities compliance and registration matters for portfolio managers, investment fund managers, exempt market dealers and other financial services providers.

Prior to joining AUM Law, Chris worked for 16 years in the legal department of CI Investments Inc. and was most recently Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary. During his time at CI Investments, Chris provided extensive advice on fund formations and maintenance, compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial matters. Prior to CI Investments, Chris was Legal Counsel at BPI Financial Corporation before it was acquired by CI.

Chris also spent time as an Associate with Bay Street law firms in their corporate and securities law groups where he provided advice on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and various other general corporate commercial matters.


CI Investments Inc. (2000–2016)

BPI Financial Corporation (1999-2000)

Donahue & Partners LLP (1998-1999)

Gardiner, Roberts LLP (1995-1998)


Ontario, 1997


MBA, Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), 2004

LLB, Queen’s Law School (Queen’s University), 1995

BA (Urban Development), University of Western Ontario, 1992


Director and Secretary, Wildlife Preservation Canada (2006-2014)

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