Senior counsel and national leader of BLG’s US Strategic Initiative. Former Co-Chair, Securities Law Committee, International Bar Association (2016–17). Former member of the Securities Advisory Committee, Ontario Securities Commission. Practises corporate finance & securities, mergers & acquisitions, hedge, private equity and venture capital investment funds, fund mergers, technology and inbound investment. Advises a broad range of Canadian and international clients on new issues, stock exchange listings, private placements, acquisitions, dispositions and corporate governance. Co-founder, Toronto Biotechnology Initiative. Chair and Director, SOS Children’s Villages Canada (2009–present). Served as Director and Officer of several public and private business corporations and charities. Author and speaker on mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, prospectus disclosure, private placements, market fragmentation, cross-border corporate & trade finance, hedge funds, international securities and investment fund offerings, clearing & settlement, transaction ethics, securities litigation and sovereign enterprises. LLB, University of Toronto. Called to Ontario Bar, 1981. Solicitor (not practising) in England and Wales, 1996.
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