Corporate partner and Chair of the firm’s Technology, Media & Entertainment and Corporate Governance & Director Protection Groups. Corporate practice focuses on corporate development, finance and governance, including: representation of founders, executives, businesses, investment banks and private equity sources; shareholder, executive and employee arrangements; distribution arrangements; strategic alliances; partnerships and joint ventures; licensing; private and public financings; mergers & acquisitions; and international tax planning. In Governance practice, advises boards, board committees, independent directors and management on legal, effectiveness and protection issues. Director of Baylin Wireless Technologies and NexgenRx Inc. Member of the Advisory Council of StarTech.com, and of the Business Advisory Council of HKMB HUB International. Recognized in various Lexpert® publications, including The Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada. Speaker and author on corporate governance, joint ventures, contracts and commercial law. Ontario Bar, 1977. BCL, 1974, Wadham College, Oxford University; LLB, Gold Medallist, 1972, Osgoode Hall Law School; York University, BA, 1969.
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