Doug is a partner in the firm’s Business Law group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters, and has acted on a number of Canada’s highest profile M&A transactions. His practice has included a broad range of transactions and advice encompassing private and public company acquisitions, hostile and supported takeover bids, going private transaction, special committee advice, private and public market financings, corporate governance issues and advising domestic and cross-border issuers with respect to their general public company obligations. Doug returned to the Toronto office after practising in the firm’s New York office from January 2008 to August 2011. He is currently a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and is chair of the firm’s Mining Group. Doug is a former co-chair of the M&A practice group and member of the OSC’s Security Advisory Group (SAC).