Partner, past Co-Chair of the Corporate/Securities Group, and member of the Executive Committee at Goodmans. Advises Canadian and international clients on M&A, strategic relationships, financings, dissident shareholder activities, governance, and regulatory matters and investigations. Also advises entrepreneurial families and their family offices on strategic and structural matters. Former Ontario Securities Commission General Counsel. Past Chair, OSC Securities Advisory Committee, and past member, OSC Enforcement Advisory Committee. Clients include Canadian and internationally listed public companies, family offices, pension funds and private equity investors including Ontario Teachers’, and various investment banks. Represented OSC staff and market participants in enforcement and transactional regulatory proceedings. Regularly recognized as one of the most highly regarded legal advisors in M&A, corporate governance, corporate finance and capital markets, mining, and private equity, by publications including Lexpert®, Chambers, Euromoney, IFLR, The Legal 500 Canada, Who’s Who Legal, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Appointed as an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University in 2016.
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