Darcy M. Lake
SVP General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Darcy Lake’s distinguished compliance and legal career includes 14 years with BMO Financial Group where he held progressively senior leadership positions, including serving as Chief Compliance Officer for BMO Global Asset Management, BMO Mutual Funds and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. Earlier in Darcy’s career he practiced financial services and securities law at Dentons and at TD Securities Inc..
Darcy is a former Chair of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association’s Policy Advisory Committee and of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s Legal & Compliance Committee. For nine years Darcy also served as a Judge for the MFDA’s Disciplinary Tribunal.
Darcy holds a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B. Comm.) both from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and Alberta