Charles (Chuck) Spector leads the Dentons national Corporate Law Practice Group and is a partner in Dentons' Montréal office. Chuck's practice covers a wide range of commercial transactions focusing primarily on public and private corporate and project financing, takeovers, and mergers & acquisitions. Chuck represents clients in certain key industries including energy, oil & gas, pulp and paper and mining. He advises his clients on matters in the following fields: public offerings, private placements, takeover bids, takeover bid defenses and strategies, leveraged buy-outs, private power project financing, corporate reorganizations and corporate governance. Chuck has published articles on a variety of subjects including government regulations affecting the petroleum industry, the duties of the board of directors during a hostile takeover and independent power project financing in Québec. Chuck is a director of several private and public corporations and active in the management of the firm at both the local, national and global levels.