Sean Vanderpol is Co-Head of the Capital Markets and Public Mergers & Acquisitions Groups in the Toronto office. His practice is focused on public companies, with emphasis on public M&A transactions (takeover bids, mergers and plans of arrangement), as well as public corporate finance transactions and public governance and compliance issues. Sean is a member of the Professional and Ethics Committee. He is recognized for his expertise in M&A law by The Best Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, and the International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2017. He has been recognized by Chambers Canada 2018 as an “Up and Coming” Lawyer in corporate/ commercial law. Sean is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and a previous member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission. He has participated in teaching Corporate Finance and Advanced Corporate Law at the University of Western Ontario as a member of the Adjunct Faculty. He has spoken and written on such topics as corporate law, corporate governance, continuous disclosure and M&A issues.