Jennie Baek

Co-Chair, Investment Funds Group

Toronto
416.947.5004

Jennie Baek

Jennie Baek practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the investment management industry.

Jennie is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Funds Group. Her practice encompasses a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters, including the formation, structuring, management and distribution of public and private investment funds and other investment products, registration and compliance matters, regulatory matters, corporate governance and reporting obligations, public and private financings, stock exchange listings, share and asset transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate re-organizations and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining WeirFoulds, Jennie worked as in-house counsel at a leading investment fund company and practised law at the Toronto office of an international law firm.

Jennie was one of three medalists upon graduation from Queen’s University Law School. She also obtained a certificate in international law from the Queen’s University International Study Centre in England and received a fellowship to study at the University of Toronto Law School where she received her Master of Laws degree.

Acted for Honeywell (NYSE:HON) in the acquisition by plan of arrangement of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading satellite and space components provider of switches and multiplexers. February 2016.

  • Medal in Law – Third Highest Standing (Queen’s University Law School, 2006)
Called to the Bar
  • Ontario (2008)
Education
  • LL.M., University of Toronto, 2007
  • LL.B., Queen's University, 2006
Affiliations
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Women in Capital Markets
  • The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC), Legal and Compliance Issues Working Group (Participant)

Speaking Engagements

Presenter, Government Treatment of Stem Cell Research, CIHR Training Program in Health Law & Policy 5th Annual Colloquium, May 10th & 11th 2007.

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