Richard Steinberg’s practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. He advises targets, buyers and investors in both solicited and unsolicited transactions, with a particular expertise in cross-border transactions. His corporate finance practice is focused on structured and cross-border financings, with extensive experience acting for both underwriters and issuers. Richard is the International Chair of Fasken’s Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He also advises companies, directors and shareholders on proxy contests and on a broad range of corporate governance and securities compliance matters. As a member of the Senior Securities Lawyers Advisory Group of the Ontario Securities Commission and a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Commission, Richard has provided insights to the Commission on legislative and policy initiatives, as well as capital market trends. He is a former lecturer at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is frequently invited to speak at professional conferences on various aspects of securities law in Canada and the United States.