Practice involves corporate and securities litigation and CCAA matters. Corporate litigation practice focuses on poison pill and other contested transaction matters before securities regulators and the courts; representing and advising corporations, boards and board committees in respect of transactions, proxy fights, governance issues and internal investigations; disputes arising from completed corporate, commercial and corporate finance transactions; and oppression proceedings on behalf of shareholders, corporations and directors. Securities litigation practice focuses on regulatory investigations and proceedings involving disclosure, options backdating, insider trading and market timing; securities class actions on behalf of issuers, underwriters, directors, officers, income fund trustees and investors; and defending investment dealers and brokers in trading-related matters and class actions. Has appeared as counsel before the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Supreme Court of Canada and before the Ontario Securities Commission. Ontario Bar, 2002. LLB, 2001, University of Toronto. PhD (English), 1999, University of Toronto.
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Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Securities