Michael Burns is a partner in the Capital Markets and M&A Group with McMillan LLP’s Toronto office and the co-Chair of McMillan’s Investment Funds and Asset Management Group. Michael provides advice on all facets of securities law with a particular emphasis on the structuring and offering of alternative investment funds, alternative mutual funds, conventional mutual funds and structured products. He regularly advises portfolio managers, investment fund managers and dealers in relation to obtaining all necessary registrations to conduct business as well as ongoing regulatory compliance matters. He also provides advice to foreign-domiciled portfolio managers, investment fund managers and dealers on offering investment services and products to residents of Canada. Michael served as the Chair of the Canadian Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) from 2014–2018.