Gordon Goodman: Lawyer with Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Gordon Goodman

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Toronto,  ON  Canada
Phone416 869 5712

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Practice Areas

  • Automotive
  • Financial Institutions Regulation
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, LL.B., 1986
Admitted1987, British Columbia; 1991, Ontario


•Canadian Bar Association

•Ontario Bar Association


Gordon Goodman is a partner in the firm's Financial Services Group. He focuses on providing corporate and regulatory advice to insurance clients, including advice with respect to corporate governance, transactions, licensing and other regulatory matters. Gordon's clients include life and general insurance companies, insurance agents and brokers, reinsurance companies and other financial services clients.

Gordon's practice involves mergers and acquisitions, portfolio transfers, demutualization, corporate reorganizations, formation of insurers, federal and provincial licensing, corporate governance, compliance matters and working with regulators. Gordon regularly provides advice on insurance policies, reinsurance contracts and other types of agreements, and assists clients with product development and distribution issues. He has also advised insurance clients in connection with the establishment and operation of captive insurers, reciprocal insurance exchanges and other risk retention and transfer structures.

Gordon has also acted as a director of both life and general insurance companies and as an audit and conduct review committee member.

Martindale-Hubbell, BV Distinguished rating
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 (Banking and Finance Law)
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 (Financial Institutions Regulation)
Who's Who Legal: Canada 2011-2014 (Insurance)
The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers
Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers

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23 Cassels Brock Lawyers Recognized by Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014

42 Cassels Brock Lawyers Included in Best Lawyers in Canada 2015

34 Cassels Brock Lawyers Named in Lexpert's 2014 Directory

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Gordon Goodman Delivers a Federal and Provincial Regulatory Outlook


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Putting FRFIs on Notice: OSFI’s Advisory on Changes to the Board or Senior Management - How Does This Affect Canadian Companies and Foreign Company Branches?
Richard Da Costa,Miho Felicio,Gordon Goodman,Laurie LaPalme,Brian Reeve, June 10, 2014
A couple of weeks ago, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (“OSFI”) released its Advisory: Changes to the Membership of the Board or Senior Management (“the Advisory”). It comes into effect immediately.

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Gordon Goodman

40 King Street West
TorontoON M5H 3C2


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