Stuart Carruthers


Stuart Carruthers is a partner and member of the Insurance & Reinsurance, Financial Products & Services, and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. He is widely recognized as the preeminent companies and brokers in Canada. Stuart is repeatedly cited for both his transactional and regulatory expertise in the industry by numerous leading directories, including Chambers –Band 1, IFLR1000 – Market Leader in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada – Most Highly  Recommended Practitioner, and Lexpert – Most Highly Recommended in Ontario.

Stuart has particular expertise in insurance, reinsurance and related financial services transactions and regulatory matters, including acquisitions and dispositions of insurers and books of business, formation and licensing of insurers and intermediaries, financing transactions, outsourcing transactions, white labelling initiatives and advice on a broad range of distribution, market conduct, compliance and other regulatory matters.

Stuart has acted on more than 30 completed sales of Canadian insurance companies.

Stuart is the former Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s International Law Section, Insurance and Reinsurance Committee and a former member of the Steering Committee of the Northwind Professional Institute Annual Property and Casualty Insurance Forum. He also serves as the volunteer outside advisor to the Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Insurance Bureau of Canada.