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 and mergers and acquisitions, 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. 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.