Partner and member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group and the communications, sports & media and technology teams. Stephen’s practice focuses on communications and media regulation, competition law/foreign investment and copyright law. He has expertise in the media/telecom sector, having acted as regulatory/legal counsel in a number of major high profile transactions in this area. Stephen provides strategic counsel to media and telecom companies, including broadcasters, online content providers, broadcasting distributors and mobile service providers. He also advises investors on media acquisitions and the application of the foreign investment rules in the communications sector and generally under Canada’s Investment Canada Act regime. He has appeared before various administrative tribunals and agencies, including the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the Canadian Copyright Board, the Competition Bureau and Industry Canada. Stephen is on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section. He is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in communications and media law by Chambers and Partners, Lexpert®, Best Lawyers, Expert Guides and The Legal 500. Called to the Ontario Bar (1989).