Securities litigation, regulation and enforcement

Our global securities litigation, regulation and enforcement team is frequently called upon to assist clients in high-stakes shareholder lawsuits, government enforcement actions, internal investigations, whistleblower claims and shareholder activism matters. Our lawyers have defended domestic shareholder lawsuits involving a number of high-profile merger and acquisition transactions, as well as conducting notable cross-border investigations on behalf of international clients.

We have successfully represented public and private companies, financial institutions, accounting firms, exchanges, hedge funds, investment advisors and individual company officers, directors and employees. Our experience spans a wide variety of key industries and sectors including energy, utilities, transportation, healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, retail and consumer markets, technology, real estate, investment banking and financial services.

Our clients rely on our global platform, which allows us to respond swiftly, efficiently and strategically to complex litigation challenges around the world. We have vast experience appearing before all levels of courts and securities regulatory bodies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other financial centers.

Our areas of work include

  • Activist shareholder campaigns
  • Broker/dealer disputes
  • Capital markets
  • Class actions
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Financial services and regulation
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Regulation and investigations, including compliance and disclosures
  • Retail and consumer markets
  • Shareholder derivative disputes
  • Whistleblower complaints 

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Canada, Ontario: Litigation Securities, Chambers and Partners, 2021


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