Stuart Carruthers

Stuart S. Carruthers Partner

Stuart Carruthers
Representative Work
  • Desjardins Financial Corporation Inc. in its C$775M sale of Western Life Assurance Company and Western Financial Group Inc. to Trimont Financial Ltd., a subsidiary of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Ed Broking Holdings (London) Limited in its sale of Creechurch International Underwriters Limited to Beazley plc.
  • OMERS Capital Markets in its US$1B co-investment with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited to acquire Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG.
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  • Chambers Canada 2018 as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory, with clients noting he is "an exceptional insurance lawyer" who is viewed as "one of the foremost experts in Canada; he's extremely knowledgeable, a great person to deal with and good at developing strategies to deal with issues as they arise."
  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2018 as a Market Leader in Financial Services Regulatory.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 as a leading lawyer in Financial Institutions Regulation: Ontario.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Trends in Insurance M&A” & “Future developments and the forces shaping the future of market conduct regulation”, IBA Insurance Committee Conference, London, March 2018 (conference co-chair and panel moderator).
  • “Priorities and Risks for Chief Compliance Officers”, 2017 Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association’s Compliance and Consumer Complaints Conference, London, ON, May 2017.
  • “Federal and Provincial Regulatory Developments“, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association’s Legal Section Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, September 2016.
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