Mike acts for numerous small and medium sized domestic and foreign issuers, involved in a broad range of industries and service sectors.
He also has significant experience acting for investment banks and securities dealers, with an emphasis in public and private equity and venture capital financings; stock exchange listings; and in mergers and acquisitions and takeovers (both friendly and hostile), including domestic and cross-border transactions.
Mike also has extensive experience in a wide range of general corporate and commercial transactions and dissident shareholder disputes.
Mike has practiced securities, corporate, commercial and natural resource law for nearly 40 years.
From 2005 to 2011, he was a member of BLG’s Partnership Board. He has previously served as the Regional Business Group Leader and a member of the Regional Management Committee in Calgary.
Mike has also acted as corporate secretary and/or a director of over 25 public corporations engaged in the petroleum and natural gas, mining, industrial, technology and venture capital industries, as well as numerous private corporations and charitable societies.