TIMOTHY BAIKIE is a lawyer with a legal and consulting practice concentrating on capital markets issues, including advising the Barbados Stock Exchange on the regulatory changes needed to establish an international securities market and the Sri Lanka Securities and Exchange Commission on demutualizing the Colombo Stock Exchange. Previously he was General Counsel and Secretary for CNSX Markets Inc. (formerly Canadian Quotation and Trading System), a new Canadian marketplace for emerging issuers. Before that, he held a number of positions over a fourteen and one-half year period at The Toronto Stock Exchange. Most recently, he was Director, Global Market Initiatives, responsible for analyzing market structure issues from a broad, strategic standpoint. He also assisted in developing the TSX’s response to the Canadian Securities Administrators’ Alternative Trading System rules, much of which was incorporated into the final rules. Previously, he was Special Counsel, Market Regulation and Director of the Regulatory and Market Policy Division of the Exchange, in which he was responsible for policy and rule development for the equities and derivative markets, including trading and take-over bid rules. Before that, he worked in the Listings Division.
He has spoken at numerous conferences on market regulation, market structure and corporate governance issues. He is the author of Getting and Staying Listed in Canada published by CCH Canada and Tim Baikie’s Capital Markets Update blog. He received a BA from York University (Glendon College) in 1980, an LLB and a BCL from McGill University in 1984 and an LL.M. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1990. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.