Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Partner Golwing WLG

Parna Sabet -Stephenson is widely recognized as an expert in Fintech with a primary focus in outsourcing, technology law and e-commerce. She is the co-head of the Gowling WLG Fintech and Insurtech groups.

She has assisted Canadian and foreign banks, insurance companies, credit unions and trust companies as well as a number of service providers in respect of outsourcing and technology agreements. She is one of the go-to lawyers in Canada for e-commerce advice and has assisted a number of financial institutions in their digital transformation efforts and in establishing relationships with emerging Fintech companies.  She advises regularly on the legal implication of emerging technologies including blockchain and IoT for various players in the financial services industry.

Parna is on the Board of the Canadian Technology Law Association.  She serves as a sole private practitioner member of the Canadian delegation to the e-commerce working group (Working Group IV) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.

Parna is ranked in Best Lawyers in Canada (Fintech Practice; Information Technology and Technology Law), Chambers Canada (Information Technology), Chambers Global(Information Technology), and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Technology Transactions and Computer and IT Law, Repeatedly Recommended).

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