Joel Binder is a partner in the Corporate Finance and Securities Group in Stikeman Elliott's Toronto office. He has a broad corporate/securities practice with significant experience in complex corporate finance, public and private M&A and other transactional matters. He frequently represents public issuers, boards of directors and investment dealers in connection with public offerings, take-over bids, business combinations and governance and securities compliance matters. In addition, Joel advises private equity funds and private companies on M&A and general corporate matters and is often retained for his expertise in investment funds and other structured products. He is recognized by Chambers Canada, International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Legal 500 Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, among others. Joel is a member of the TSX Advisory Committee and formerly sat on the Toronto office's Management Committee.