Joel Binder is a partner in the Toronto office and national co-chair of the Corporate Finance & Securities Group. He has a broad practice with significant experience in complex corporate finance, public and private M&A and transactional work. His practice includes advising private companies and their shareholders on mergers & acquisitions and corporate structuring. He also advises public companies on governance and securities compliance matters and is often retained for his expertise in investment trusts and other retail structured products. Recognized by Chambers Canada for investment funds, Lexpert® for Corporate Finance & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Commercial Law and Investment Funds & Asset Management. Listed in International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms as a leading lawyer in capital markets; The Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of corporate law and securities law and the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada for Corporate Finance & Securities and M&A. Joel is currently a member of the TSX Advisory Committee and is a past director of two public companies.