Tyler Hodgson

Tyler Hodgson practices primarily in the areas of corporate governance and regulatory compliance, as well as representing parties during criminal and quasi-criminal investigations and prosecutions, both in a domestic and international context.  As a former Assistant Crown Attorney, he prosecuted hundreds of cases ranging from shoplifting to first-degree murder. Mr. Hodgson was also Enforcement Counsel with the Ontario Securities Commission, a role in which he investigated and prosecuted capital market offences, including insider trading, market manipulation and unregistered trading and advising. In 2006, he accepted the position of Manager of the Enforcement Division of the Dubai Financial Services Authority, where he was involved in a number of international prosecutions for fraudulent conduct and appeared as counsel before the DIFC Court. Before returning to Canada, he was named Chief Legal Officer for Dubai First International, a consumer finance subsidiary of Dubai Holding. He is a  Registered Practitioner with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts since  2006. Mr. Hodgson has appeared in all levels of court in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Superior Court of Justice on both jury and judge alone trials. He acts for foreign governments in relation to criminal, regulatory and extradition matters.  He is Co-Chair, International Committee, Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association, and Co-Chair, American Bar Association, Canadian Subcommittee on White Collar Crime. Mr. Hodgson holds an  MA, University of Toronto,( 2009); JD, University of Toronto, (1997);and  BA, University of Toronto, (1994).  He was called to the Bar in California in  2013 and the Bar in Ontario in 1999.