Partner, Fasken Martineau, Toronto
John Beardwood is a partner of the firm, engaged in a corporate/commercial practice, with an emphasis on outsourcing and procurement, technology and privacy law related matters.
John works closely with clients in advising on and negotiating various technology-related transactions, including outsourcing/procurement, licensing, implementation, distribution, technology transfer, strategic alliance and e-commerce related transactions, including in the airline, health care, financial/insurance institution and public sector contexts. John often advises clients on privacy law and access to information matters, and has been developing and implementing privacy compliance programs for more than ten years.
He is a frequent speaker and publisher on various IT law and privacy law-related topics and has been interviewed for CBC Metro Morning, The Globe and Mail, ITBusiness.ca, Computing Canada, CBC Marketplace, Canadian Business Magazine and 1010 CFRB, and was featured on the cover of CBA National Magazine for the article "The Outsourcing Lawyers". John is the co-editor and a contributing author of the industry-leading text Outsourcing Transactions: A Practical Guide, now in its 10th Edition.
John is Co-Chair of the National Technology and Intellectual Property Practice Group and Co-Chair of the National Outsourcing Practice Group.