Senior partner Al Hudec is a securities and M&A practitioner with 30+ years of experience in all legal aspects of securities and corporate finance, including mergers & acquisitions, public and private financings of equity and debt, corporate governance and independent committee representation, with emphasis on the North American resource and technology industries. His practice focuses on cross-border mergers & acquisitions (take-overs and arrangements), public equity financings (including bought deals and tax-incentive financings), P3 transactions, board and independent committee representation and venture capital financings. AL also practices extensively in the areas of Aboriginal law and wine law. He writes and speaks frequently on a variety of legal topics relating to corporate finance. Al was named in the Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, and also featured in four Lexpert® magazines as a leading lawyer in Corporate, Energy, Global Mining, and Infrastructure Law in 2017. He is a recent recipient of 2016 Lexpert’s Zenith Award for his work in advancing diversity and inclusion in the profession and society. Certified Financial Analyst (1994). Called to the Bars of Alberta (1981) and British Columbia (1994).