As part of his practice, Jason regularly advises and assists Canadian and foreign-based clients engaged in all aspects of the investment management industry. He provides counsel on a wide range of registration, regulatory and compliance matters affecting registered firms and individuals, including developing, reviewing and assessing compliance procedures and practices. Jason also advises clients on the formation, management and operation of public and private investment funds and the offering of their securities in public offerings and private placement transactions.
Jason has also obtained novel exemptive relief from a wide variety of prospectus, registration, conflict of interest and other compliance requirements under Canadian securities laws.
Jason’s robust practice also focuses on:
- merger and acquisition transactions
- corporate finance transactions
- shareholder and corporate governance matters
- securities-related activities of financial institutions
Jason led the BLG team in connection with the registration of the first Canadian investment fund manager solely dedicated to cryptocurrency investments, and the private placement offering of that fund to investors in Canada and abroad.