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Allan J. Goodman

Goodmans LLP

Partner. Specializes in securities & corporate law. Focuses on corporate finance, M&A, corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. Co-Chair of Goodmans Technology Group and a member of Goodmans’ Mining and Natural Resources Group. Acts for a range of issuers and underwriters on corporate finance transactions including public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. Also been involved in various complex transactions including restructurings, public/private M&A, financings and structured product transactions. Provides advice to boards of directors and special committees on governance and compliance matters. Responsible for the firm’s emerging business initiative, particularly its role as “legal counsel in residence” at the DMZ at Ryerson University, (ranked the world’s number one university business incubator by UBI) and provides legal advice and mentorship to some of Canada’s most promising startups. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate, governance, mining and securities) and the Lexpert® Special Edition: Global Mining. Seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission as a corporate finance solicitor in 1995. Has lectured on various securities and corporate law matters for the OBA.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4243
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: agoodman@goodmans.ca

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  • Nov 04, 2019
    Goodmans LLP represented Docebo Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of 4,687,500 common shares at a price of C$16.00 per share for total gross proceeds of $75 million.
  • Apr 26, 2019
    As Canadian regulators and legislators get up to speed on cryptocurrency technology, uncertainty remains about how to apply existing laws to it
  • Jan 13, 2016
    The acquisition of Plenty of Fish by The Match Group was a rare gem. Founder Markus Frind had built his company into one of the world’s largest dating sites, and he’d done so without any equity ...