Peter Hamilton is a partner in the Banking & Finance Group. He practises extensively in the area of banking and corporate finance with particular emphasis in the areas of corporate finance, project finance, the regulation of financial institutions, derivatives, structured finance and insolvency.
Peter has been active on a variety of regulatory mandates in recent years, including advising international banks such as Barclays Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Allied Irish Bank, BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Deutsche Bank, Bank of New York, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, UBS AG, Credit Suisse and Macquarie Bank and National Australia Bank on the acquisition of Canadian assets, the establishment of Canadian business, transactional matters and associated regulatory requirements. Domestically, he has advised a number of Canadian banks, insurance companies and trust companies with respect to regulatory matters and transactions, including potential mergers in the 1990s. He has represented a Canadian chartered bank in litigation relative to various corporate governance and board matters.
Peter has lectured on banking and financial institutions issues at Queen’s University and Osgoode Hall Law School.