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René R. Sorell

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Counsel in the firm’s Toronto office. Securities practice includes advising Canadian and non-Canadian securities businesses on compliance, regulatory and new product issues, representing parties in enforcement proceedings, regulatory investigations and civil liability issues, proxy battles, corporate governance, whistleblowing, internal investigations by public companies and regulated businesses and activist shareholder issues. Advises private and public company boards of directors. Represents securities marketplaces, investment dealers and other securities businesses on marketplace regulation, licensing, trading rules and trading systems. Co-author, Private Placements in Canada; co-editor, CCH Annotated Securities Law; Editorial Board, CCH Corporate Governance Report. Regular speaker and writer on securities law and has taught securities courses as Adjunct Professor at five Canadian law schools. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1978.

Year Called to the Bar:1978 (ON)