Chad Accursi is a partner who practises securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance matters. He represents public companies, as well as independent and bank-owned investment dealers, on public and private security offerings, M&A transactions and general securities compliance matters. Chad has represented both investment dealers and companies on initial public offerings and stock exchange listings. He has also advised in connection with a number of cross-border inter-listed financings and business combinations. Chad also has experience advising boards of directors on corporate governance, disclosure matters and securities law compliance including mineral project disclosure. Chad was recently named as one of The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and was selected as one of "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” in 2012. He has also been recognized as a leading lawyer for natural resources law by Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2001.