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Stephen Rotstein

Bencher Candidate

Most recently, Stephen Rotstein was the Director, Global and Domestic Affairs at the Ontario Securities Commission. As part of the Executive Management Team, Stephen managed its accountability relationship to the Ontario Minister of Finance, and coordinated efforts with other federal, provincial, and international regulators and agencies to serve Ontario’s capital markets and investors.

Previously, Stephen was Vice-President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel at FP Canada where he oversaw all public policy and regulatory matters related to financial planning and played a key role in the introduction of financial planning regulation in Ontario and Saskatchewan. As FP Canada’s General Counsel, he managed the organization’s legal risks. Earlier in his career, he served as Director of Government Relations and General Counsel at the Human Resources Professionals Association.

Stephen has extensive voluntary leadership experience, including serving as President of the Canadian Bar Association, Canada’s largest legal association representing more than 37,000 lawyers and judges. Stephen also previously served as Chair of the Credit Counselling Society, Chair of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) and Chair of the Four Village Community Health Centre and is a long time volunteer at Camp Fire Circle (formerly Camp Ooch and Camp Trillium). He currently serves as President of In-House Counsel Worldwide (ICW).

Stephen holds a BA in political science and history from the University of Western Ontario, and was awarded an LL.B. by Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. He is a member of the Bar in Ontario and New York State and holds the Certified In-House Counsel - Canada certification (CIC.C) granted by the CCCA and the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto.

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Stephen Rotstein

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