40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1988 (ON)
Peter Dunne’s practice focuses on the Canadian investment industry, combining his expertise in securities regulatory matters, fund formation and capital raising to serve clients in this space. Peter is one of Canada’s leaders in securities regulatory law and was one of the first lawyers in the country to focus his practice on the regulatory aspects of the investment industry. Peter acts for registered dealers, advisers and investment fund managers across the country and provides advice to international firms in connection with operating in Canada. Peter and his team assist in the initial registration of firms and individuals under securities legislation, advise on the regulatory implications of operational matters and liaise with securities regulators on behalf of clients. In addition to his securities regulatory expertise, Peter has extensive experience in fund formation, representing clients in the creation and operation of all manner of funds, including public mutual funds, private pooled funds, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds, public and private flow-through limited partnerships, commodity pools, private real estate investment structures and exchange-traded funds.