Acting for public companies, independent committees of boards of directors, investment dealers and regulators, Jeffrey Kerbel practices exclusively in the business law and securities law areas. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, corporate governance and securities regulatory matters, including advising on securities commissions, IIROC and MFDA Rules.
Jeff is an immediate past Chair of the International M&A Joint Venture Committee of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association. He has also been a co-Chair of the International Securities and Capital Markets Committee of that Section. A former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission, he acted as senior team leader for the Ontario Securities Commission on its reformulation of Canadian securities legislation from 1995 to 2000.
Jeff regularly writes on securities law and corporate governance, including articles on non-voting shares, going private transactions and harmonization of securities laws. He also lectures on securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance and responsibility.