James Clare is a partner in the Securities Group, with an emphasis on corporate finance and merger & acquisition transactions. A significant portion of his practice is focused on assisting clients in the mining and oil & gas sectors. His transactional experience includes domestic and cross-border public and private corporate finance transactions (representing issuers and underwriters), as well as merger & acquisition transactions. He also advises public issuers on general corporate and securities law matters including stock exchange listing issues, continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues. He serves as a Director of a number of public companies. Previously was seconded to the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.