Dimitri van Kampen | Partner

Dimitri has a broad commercial practice, advising clients involved in domestic and international transactions across a wide range of industries with a focus on technology, including Fintech and Insurtech. He has particular expertise negotiating and drafting technology related agreements, including licensing, hosting and maintenance agreements, development and implementation agreements, and outsourcing and supply agreements. He has worked on numerous complex technology related transactions with virtually all of the major Canadian chartered banks, financial institutions, and insurers, including involving master services agreements, licensing agreements, statements of work, and service level agreements. Prior to ZVK, Dimitri worked at a leading international law firm in London, UK and two national Canadian law firms in Toronto and Calgary and served as general counsel at a top-100 Canadian public company. Dimitri is admitted to practice law in the Provinces of Ontario and Alberta as well as England & Wales.

Representative Work

  • Advised a prominent Canadian Insurtech company in respect of a master services agreement with an artificial intelligence (AI) powered enterprise software provider to implement AI and machine learning in the insurance marketplace to enhance customer experience and improve marketing ROI. 

  • Advised a prominent Canadian technology company in respect of a master services agreement with a major Canadian chartered bank for the development, licensing, and hosting of a rating aggregator platform for use in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

  • Advised a leading Canadian operator of online digital customer acquisition platforms in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for the licensing and hosting of a software as a service (SaaS) solution for generating on-line insurance quotes.

  • Advised a leading Canadian provider of automobile lending technology in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for the development, licensing, and hosting of a comprehensive auto origination and underwriting platform.

  • Advised a leading Canadian technology company in respect of the licensing of a mobile application for tablets and smartphones.

  • Advised a leading Canadian technology company in respect of a master services agreement with a major international insurer for the development, licensing, and hosting of a rating aggregator platform for use in Canada and the United States.

  • Advised a Canadian Fintech company in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian financial institution for originating and financing point of sale (POS) loans.

  • Advised a leading service provider to the Canadian financial services sector in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for the provision of cheque supply and support services.

  • Advised a leading technology and services provider in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for mortgage origination and underwriting services.

  • Advised a leading Canadian provider of automobile lending technology in respect of a master services agreement with a major Spanish bank for the development, licensing, and hosting of a comprehensive auto origination and underwriting platform in Canada.

  • Advised a leading Canadian technology services provider in respect of a master services agreement with a major U.S. bank for the development, licensing, and hosting of a commercial loan processing platform.

  • Advised a leading Canadian provider of proprietary lending technology in respect of a software license and application service provider (ASP) agreement with a major American technology solutions provider for the licensing and hosting of a proprietary software application solution for use in Canada.

  • Advised a leading technology and services provider in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for the licensing and hosting of an end-to-end mortgage origination and underwriting solution.

  • Advised a leading service provider to the Canadian financial services industry in respect of a master services agreement with a Canadian chartered bank for the provision of a comprehensive PPSA service package, including registration, enforcement, and support services.