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. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission as a corporate finance solicitor in 1995. Completed certificate in mining law from Osgoode. Has lectured on various securities and corporate law matters for the OBA. Allan is responsible for the firm’s emerging business initiative, and in particular its role as “legal counsel in residence” at the DMZ at Ryerson University, one of North America’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups. Pursuant to this relationship, Allan provides legal advice and mentorship to some of Canada’s most promising startups.