Doug advises public and private companies, investment bankers and other financial intermediaries on M&A, capital markets and governance matters. His M&A experience includes take-over bids, arrangements, shareholder activism, domestic and international share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, privatizations and corporate restructurings. His capital markets experience includes domestic and cross-border public and private offerings of equity and debt, initial public offerings and other securities offerings and monetizations. Clients on whose behalf Doug acts or has acted carry on business in the financial services, telecommunications, real estate, mining, technology, pharmaceutical, newspaper and media sectors. Doug has lectured on securities law, mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance matters at universities and private conferences. Doug is a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission. Doug is a graduate of the University of Toronto law school and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1989.