Public companies must actively manage and resolve issues to achieve business objectives. Litigation for public companies increases in complexity as issues cross international borders and legal disciplines. Counsel need to understand all dimensions of the regulatory, civil and criminal liability issues in order to develop a creative and coordinated approach to obtaining an optimal result.
Our securities litigation counsel have extensive experience in securities litigation, enforcement and regulatory proceedings, class actions and corporate disputes for public companies, and their boards of directors and special committees. We have national experience advocating for clients at all levels of courts and before securities regulatory tribunals in all significant Canadian capital markets.
As experienced trial lawyers in securities litigation matters who know the litigation and regulatory processes, we work with our clients to understand their business objectives and to develop a cost effective strategic plan to achieve the desired business results.
We advise on proactive measures to avoid regulatory issues and litigation, including the conduct of regulatory audits and the institution of best practices. We also assist our clients to respond efficiently and effectively to regulatory issues and contested disputes when they arise.
We assist our clients across a broad variety of issues such as stock option dating, insider trading, antitrust matters and allegations of corporate wrongdoing.