Emily C. Cole
Partner

Miller Thomson LLP

40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
Phone: (416) 595-8640
Fax: (416) 595-8695
E-mail: ecole@millerthomson.com
 
 
 

A former prosecutor with the Ontario Securities Commission. Emily has specialized expertise in securities litigation and white collar defence. She defends directors, officers and companies in investigations and prosecutions of allegations including corruption, fraud and insider trading in administrative, regulatory, quasi-criminal and criminal proceedings and related civil matters. Emily conducts internal investigations for companies and guides individuals and companies through domestic and multi-jurisdiction external investigations conducted under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act (MLAT). Admitted to practice in Ontario and New York, she has an in-depth understanding of the Canadian, US and international landscape of public and private enforcement of securities law including corporate governance, compliance, take-over bid litigation and securities class actions. Significant mandates have included the misleading corporate disclosure prosecution against John Felderhof, former senior officer of Bre-X Minerals Ltd. and the defence of the former Chairman and CEO of Sino-Forest in the securities fraud case.


Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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