100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1983 (ON)
Mark practises in the area of corporate and securities law, with particular emphasis on cross-border corporate finance, public company law, and the regulation of securities dealers and advisers. He has extensive experience advising Canadian and foreign public companies, investment banks, securities dealers, financial institutions, fund managers and institutional investors on innovative financing techniques, cross-border transactions and regulatory proceedings. Mark has acted as counsel to the Canadian Securities Administrators and The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited on a variety of matters, including the development of SEDAR and SEDI. He is also a director of a number of companies and a former chair of the Securities Advisory Committee, a special committee of securities lawyers advising the Ontario Securities Commission.
On September 30, 2015, Element Financial Corporation (TSX: EFN) completed its US$8.6 billion acquisition of GE Capital’s fleet management operations in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. Element had previously acquired the Canadian operations of GE Capital’s North American fleet management business in June of 2013. With the completion of the acquisition, Element’s total assets increased to approximately C$22 billion.