181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1992 (ON)
Michael Burns is a partner in the Capital Markets and M&A Group with McMillan LLP’s Toronto office and the co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Funds and Asset Management Group. Michael provides advice on all facets of securities law with a particular emphasis on the structuring and offering of alternative investment funds (domestic and offshore feeder structures), alternative mutual funds, conventional mutual funds and structured products. He regularly advises portfolio managers, investment fund managers and dealers in relation to obtaining all necessary registrations to conduct business as well as ongoing regulatory compliance matters. He also provides advice to foreign-domiciled portfolio managers, investment fund managers and dealers on offering investment services and products to residents of Canada. Michael served as the Chair of the Canadian Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) from 2014–2018 and was a member of the Ontario Security Commission’s Investment Funds Technical Advisory Committeefrom 2019-2021.