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John J. Ciardullo

Stikeman Elliott LLP

John J. Ciardullo, Stikeman Elliott LLP

John Ciardullo is a partner in the Toronto office of Stikeman Elliott where he is head of the Corporate Department and former head of the Capital Markets/Public Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Has significant experience in a wide range of corporate and securities transactions with particular emphasis on complex merger and acquisitions transactions, proxy contests/contested meetings and corporate finance transactions. In this context, he counsels clients on a wide variety of matters including transaction structuring, acquisition and defence strategy and compliance with fiduciary duties, as well as other relevant aspects of applicable law. Recognized in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and as one of Lexpert's "Rising Stars: Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in 2007. Former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON)
199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 869-5235
Fax: (416) 947-0866
E-mail: jciardullo@stikeman.com

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  • Feb 06, 2017
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  • Aug 08, 2016
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  • Jan 05, 2015
    Last year saw a continuing trend towards deals involving regulatory approvals, as the evolution of Canadian policies on “Canadian content” is likely to continue into the future