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. He also practises extensively in the areas of Aboriginal law and wine law. Al writes and speaks frequently on a variety of legal topics relating to corporate finance. Al was named in the 2014 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. Certified Financial Analyst (1994). Called to the Bars of Alberta (1981) and British Columbia (1994).