Jason Arbuck is a partner in the Financial Services Group, the Private Equity Group and the Hospitality and Tourism Group at Cassels Brock. His practice is devoted to general business law, with an emphasis on banking, structured finance and securitization, commercial and asset-based lending, insolvency, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.
Jason is an active member of the American Bar Association and the Association for Commercial Finance Attorneys in the United States. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to cross-border transactions. He also has expertise in cash management and related banking services and regularly provides advice in this area to major Canadian banks.
Jason has deep industry expertise in the lending industry, hospitality and tourism industry, the resource sector, the fashion industry and the renewable energy industry.
Jason began his legal career at Cassels Brock in 1997. He left Cassels Brock for a short period to gain in-house experience, which included employment at the head office of a major Canadian financial institution and a TSX listed high-tech firm.
Jason is a graduate of the LL.B/M.B.A. Joint Degree Program offered at the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School. He received both degrees in 1997. Jason also has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Western Ontario. During his undergraduate years, he completed the first two Society of Actuaries professional examinations.
In addition to practising law, Jason has an interest in education and public speaking. He has appeared on BNN's SqueezePlay, speaks regularly at industry events and has guest lectured at the Schulich School of Business. He has also lectured at many continuing education seminars, including Ontario Bar Association seminars and US-based continuing legal education seminars. He is an avid sailor and devoted father to two young girls.
Jason is the current Chair of the Canada/US Business Finance Sub-committee of the American Bar Association.