Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Jeff Nadler

Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Israel, 2009
    New York, 1998
    Ontario, 1995

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

GMP Securities L.P.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by GMP Securities L.P. and comprising Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited, Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corporation and PI Financial Corp. in a bought deal offering of 7,142,857 common shares of Goodfood Market Corp. for gross proceeds to the corporation of approximately $25 million.

CIBC Capital Markets and Eight Capital

Acted for CIBC Capital Markets and Eight Capital as joint bookrunners, in the public offering of approximately $55 million of subordinated voting shares of Canopy Rivers Inc., an investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector, and the concurrent private placement, on an agency basis, of $30 million of subordinated voting shares of Canopy Rivers to Canopy Growth Corporation.

Expert Travel Services, LLC

Acted for Expert Travel Services, LLC (Expert Flyer), a leading digital technology vendor for business travellers and frequent flyers, in its sale to Red Ventures, a U.S. marketing and advertising company.

International Imaging Materials, Inc.

Acted for International Imaging Materials, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications and a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners, in its sale to ACON Investments, LLC.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$2.5 billion of future public offerings of securities in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $500-million at-the-market public offering of common shares, which will be sold through the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange or on any other marketplace in Canada or the United States on which the common shares are traded.

Enerflex Ltd.

Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in its private placement offerings of US$105 million of 4.67% senior unsecured notes due 2024, US$70 million of 4.87% senior unsecured notes due 2027, $15 million of 4.50% senior unsecured notes due 2024 and $30 million of 4.79% senior unsecured notes due 2027.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in its U.S. and Canadian private placement of US$30 million in high yield notes and its US$30 million incremental secured term loan.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its issuance of an aggregate principal amount of approximately US$2 billion of registered notes in exchange for notes previously issued to U.S. investors on a private placement basis. The new notes issued as a result of the exchange offer were qualified by a prospectus supplement under a cross-border shelf prospectus filed under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Cozzini Bros., an Illinois-based knife sharpening rental and exchange company.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its $500-million direct registered offering of common shares to a U.S. institutional investor. The shares were sold pursuant to a cross-border shelf prospectus filed by Fortis under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Cachet Financial Solutions, Inc.

Acted for Cachet Financial Solutions, Inc., a leading mobile Fintech provider of cloud-based remote deposit capture and mobile prepaid card solutions, in its proposed public offering of common stock and related public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with a $193-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust. The REIT intends to use the proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its US$242-million acquisition of a portfolio of six multi-family properties.

The Aristotle Corporation

Acted for The Aristotle Corporation in connection with the sale of that company to the private equity firm Wasserstein & Co. The Aristotle Corporation, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, WI, is a leading developer and value-added distributor of specialty products for the education, healthcare training, laboratory testing and agricultural end markets.

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Acted for RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and a syndicate of underwriters on Videotron Ltd.'s $375-million aggregate issuance of 5.75% senior notes due January 15, 2026.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Alliance Corporation, a distributor and manufacturer of products and solutions for North American wireless, broadband, broadcast and wireline networks.

Tippmann US Holdco, Inc. (part of the G.I. Sportz Group)

Acted for G.I. Sportz Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Kee Action Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of paintball sporting goods, equipment and apparel, based in New Jersey with distribution facilities located across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) Limited Partnership

Acted for the Bentall Kennedy Group in its acquisition of Landon Butler & Co. and NewTower Trust Company, the investor relations and capital-raising firm and trustee of the Multi-Employer Property Trust, an open-end commingled real estate equity fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality real estate assets in the United States and has in excess of $6 billion in net asset value as of June 30, 2015.

Bentall Kennedy (Canada) Limited Partner

Acted for the Bentall Kennedy Group, a premier real estate investment management firm operating in Canada and the United States, in its acquisition by Sun Life Financial Inc. for a purchase price of $560 million.

RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets

Acted in Canada and the U.S. for a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets in connection with a US$46.5-million bought deal public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT, the net proceeds from which were used to partially fund the acquisition of six industrial properties in the U.S.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with the $115-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $600-million bought deal public offering of Series M first preference shares, one of the largest preferred share offerings in Canadian history. The net proceeds were used to repay borrowings incurred to fund the US$2.5-billion cash purchase price paid to acquire UNS Energy Corporation, an Arizona-based utility engaged in the regulated electric generation and energy delivery business.

Shaw Communications Inc.

Acted for Shaw Communications Inc. in its acquisition of ViaWest, Inc. from Oak Hill Capital Partners and other shareholders for an enterprise value of US$1.2 billion.

RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets

Acted in Canada and the U.S. for a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets in connection with a US$32-million bought deal public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT.

Edgecrest Capital Corporation and Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Acted for a syndicate of agents consisting of Edgecrest Capital and Canaccord Genuity in connection with a two tranche public offering of $62-million of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures and common share purchase warrants of North American Palladium Ltd. The securities were offered in Canada by way of a prospectus and in the United States by way of a registration statement filed under the Multi-Jurisdictional Disclosure System.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $1.8-billion offering of convertible debentures represented by instalment receipts. The net proceeds from this offering are being used indirectly to partially finance the US$2.5-billion cash purchase price paid by Fortis to acquire UNS Energy Corporation, an Arizona-based integrated utility services holding company. The offering marked the first time in almost two decades that debentures were sold using an instalment receipt structure.

Brookfield Office Properties Inc.

Acted for Brookfield Office Properties Inc. and its independent committee in connection with the US$5-billion offer by its controlling shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners L.P., to acquire the minority interest in Brookfield Office Properties Inc.

H&R REIT

Acted for H&R Real Estate Investment Trust with respect to U.S. tax issues in connection with its US$3.1 billion acquisition of Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in connection with its private offering of debt and equity securities for aggregate proceeds of $148 million.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Acted for Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in connection with its US$500-million equity investment in Hudson's Bay Company to finance the acquisition by Hudson's Bay Company of Saks Incorporated in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$2.9 billion including debt, along with related governance and shareholder arrangements.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco North Trust III, an indirect wholly-owned entity of Kimco Realty Corporation, in connection with its offering of $200 million unsecured notes on a private placement basis in Canada.

OPTrust

Acted for OPTrust in connection with the acquisition of $15 million of shares of common stock of Landmark Apartment Trust Inc., an SEC-registered REIT.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with the secondary private placement by CDP Capital d'Amérique Investissements Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, of $305 million aggregate principal amount of Québecor Inc.'s convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due 2018.

Jesta Capital Group

Acted for Jesta Capital Group in connection with its acquisition of the Fox Mobile Group, the wireless entertainment division of News Corporation.

Guide

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New SEC Rule Mandates Disclosure of Hedging Policies of SEC Registrants

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FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K

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Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data

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SEC Guidance on Pay Ratio Disclosure

Apr. 12, 2018 - On September 21, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted interpretive guidance to assist domestic reporting companies in their efforts to comply with the pay ratio disclosure required by item 402 of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. On...

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SEC Adopts Final Rule Shortening Settlement Cycle to T+2

Mar. 28, 2017 - On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule amending Rule 15c6-1(a) under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to shorten the standard settlement cycle from three to two business days (i.e., from T+3 to T+2) for most broker-dealer...

IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

Israel, 2009
New York, 1998
Ontario, 1995

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 1993
University of Toronto, BA (Economics & Management), 1992

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

GMP Securities L.P.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by GMP Securities L.P. and comprising Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited, Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corporation and PI Financial Corp. in a bought deal offering of 7,142,857 common shares of Goodfood Market Corp. for gross proceeds to the corporation of approximately $25 million.

CIBC Capital Markets and Eight Capital

Acted for CIBC Capital Markets and Eight Capital as joint bookrunners, in the public offering of approximately $55 million of subordinated voting shares of Canopy Rivers Inc., an investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector, and the concurrent private placement, on an agency basis, of $30 million of subordinated voting shares of Canopy Rivers to Canopy Growth Corporation.

Expert Travel Services, LLC

Acted for Expert Travel Services, LLC (Expert Flyer), a leading digital technology vendor for business travellers and frequent flyers, in its sale to Red Ventures, a U.S. marketing and advertising company.

International Imaging Materials, Inc.

Acted for International Imaging Materials, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications and a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners, in its sale to ACON Investments, LLC.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$2.5 billion of future public offerings of securities in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $500-million at-the-market public offering of common shares, which will be sold through the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange or on any other marketplace in Canada or the United States on which the common shares are traded.

Enerflex Ltd.

Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in its private placement offerings of US$105 million of 4.67% senior unsecured notes due 2024, US$70 million of 4.87% senior unsecured notes due 2027, $15 million of 4.50% senior unsecured notes due 2024 and $30 million of 4.79% senior unsecured notes due 2027.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in its U.S. and Canadian private placement of US$30 million in high yield notes and its US$30 million incremental secured term loan.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its issuance of an aggregate principal amount of approximately US$2 billion of registered notes in exchange for notes previously issued to U.S. investors on a private placement basis. The new notes issued as a result of the exchange offer were qualified by a prospectus supplement under a cross-border shelf prospectus filed under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Cozzini Bros., an Illinois-based knife sharpening rental and exchange company.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its $500-million direct registered offering of common shares to a U.S. institutional investor. The shares were sold pursuant to a cross-border shelf prospectus filed by Fortis under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Cachet Financial Solutions, Inc.

Acted for Cachet Financial Solutions, Inc., a leading mobile Fintech provider of cloud-based remote deposit capture and mobile prepaid card solutions, in its proposed public offering of common stock and related public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with a $193-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust. The REIT intends to use the proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its US$242-million acquisition of a portfolio of six multi-family properties.

The Aristotle Corporation

Acted for The Aristotle Corporation in connection with the sale of that company to the private equity firm Wasserstein & Co. The Aristotle Corporation, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, WI, is a leading developer and value-added distributor of specialty products for the education, healthcare training, laboratory testing and agricultural end markets.

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Acted for RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and a syndicate of underwriters on Videotron Ltd.'s $375-million aggregate issuance of 5.75% senior notes due January 15, 2026.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Alliance Corporation, a distributor and manufacturer of products and solutions for North American wireless, broadband, broadcast and wireline networks.

Tippmann US Holdco, Inc. (part of the G.I. Sportz Group)

Acted for G.I. Sportz Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Kee Action Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of paintball sporting goods, equipment and apparel, based in New Jersey with distribution facilities located across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) Limited Partnership

Acted for the Bentall Kennedy Group in its acquisition of Landon Butler & Co. and NewTower Trust Company, the investor relations and capital-raising firm and trustee of the Multi-Employer Property Trust, an open-end commingled real estate equity fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality real estate assets in the United States and has in excess of $6 billion in net asset value as of June 30, 2015.

Bentall Kennedy (Canada) Limited Partner

Acted for the Bentall Kennedy Group, a premier real estate investment management firm operating in Canada and the United States, in its acquisition by Sun Life Financial Inc. for a purchase price of $560 million.

RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets

Acted in Canada and the U.S. for a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets in connection with a US$46.5-million bought deal public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT, the net proceeds from which were used to partially fund the acquisition of six industrial properties in the U.S.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with the $115-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $600-million bought deal public offering of Series M first preference shares, one of the largest preferred share offerings in Canadian history. The net proceeds were used to repay borrowings incurred to fund the US$2.5-billion cash purchase price paid to acquire UNS Energy Corporation, an Arizona-based utility engaged in the regulated electric generation and energy delivery business.

Shaw Communications Inc.

Acted for Shaw Communications Inc. in its acquisition of ViaWest, Inc. from Oak Hill Capital Partners and other shareholders for an enterprise value of US$1.2 billion.

RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets

Acted in Canada and the U.S. for a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC World Markets in connection with a US$32-million bought deal public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT.

Edgecrest Capital Corporation and Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Acted for a syndicate of agents consisting of Edgecrest Capital and Canaccord Genuity in connection with a two tranche public offering of $62-million of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures and common share purchase warrants of North American Palladium Ltd. The securities were offered in Canada by way of a prospectus and in the United States by way of a registration statement filed under the Multi-Jurisdictional Disclosure System.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $1.8-billion offering of convertible debentures represented by instalment receipts. The net proceeds from this offering are being used indirectly to partially finance the US$2.5-billion cash purchase price paid by Fortis to acquire UNS Energy Corporation, an Arizona-based integrated utility services holding company. The offering marked the first time in almost two decades that debentures were sold using an instalment receipt structure.

Brookfield Office Properties Inc.

Acted for Brookfield Office Properties Inc. and its independent committee in connection with the US$5-billion offer by its controlling shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners L.P., to acquire the minority interest in Brookfield Office Properties Inc.

H&R REIT

Acted for H&R Real Estate Investment Trust with respect to U.S. tax issues in connection with its US$3.1 billion acquisition of Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in connection with its private offering of debt and equity securities for aggregate proceeds of $148 million.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Acted for Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in connection with its US$500-million equity investment in Hudson's Bay Company to finance the acquisition by Hudson's Bay Company of Saks Incorporated in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$2.9 billion including debt, along with related governance and shareholder arrangements.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco North Trust III, an indirect wholly-owned entity of Kimco Realty Corporation, in connection with its offering of $200 million unsecured notes on a private placement basis in Canada.

OPTrust

Acted for OPTrust in connection with the acquisition of $15 million of shares of common stock of Landmark Apartment Trust Inc., an SEC-registered REIT.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with the secondary private placement by CDP Capital d'Amérique Investissements Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, of $305 million aggregate principal amount of Québecor Inc.'s convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due 2018.

Jesta Capital Group

Acted for Jesta Capital Group in connection with its acquisition of the Fox Mobile Group, the wireless entertainment division of News Corporation.

Guide

Davies Governance Insights 2019, contributor

Oct. 03, 2019 - Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies. Now in its ninth edition, Governance Insights is designed to be a playbook for navigating the diverse and complex challenges facing...

Bulletin

New SEC Rule Mandates Disclosure of Hedging Policies of SEC Registrants

Mar. 05, 2019 - A new rule of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will become effective on March 8, 2019, which will require SEC registrants (other than foreign private issuers) to disclose in their proxy or information statements any practices and policies regarding the ability of their employees,...

Bulletin

SEC Rulemaking Developments in 2017

Apr. 12, 2018 - Within the first hundred days of taking office, President Trump reiterated his commitment to scaling back existing financial regulations. In February 2017, President Trump signed into law Congress’s repeal of the extractive industry transparency rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Bulletin

FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K

Apr. 12, 2018 - Securities disclosure requirements in the United States are complex, and compliance can be a challenge. Compliance with Regulation S-K, which contains requirements applicable to the content of the non-financial statement portions of certain registration statements, annual reports and other ...

Bulletin

Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data

Apr. 12, 2018 - A company that prepares its financial statements in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Bulletin

SEC Guidance on Pay Ratio Disclosure

Apr. 12, 2018 - On September 21, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted interpretive guidance to assist domestic reporting companies in their efforts to comply with the pay ratio disclosure required by item 402 of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. On...

Guide

Davies Governance Insights 2017

Oct. 02, 2017 - Davies Governance Insights 2017 provides analysis of the top governance trends and issues important to Canadian boards, senior management and governance observers. The 2017 edition provides readers with Davies’ take on important topics ranging from shareholder engagement and activism to...

Bulletin

SEC Adopts Final Rule Shortening Settlement Cycle to T+2

Mar. 28, 2017 - On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule amending Rule 15c6-1(a) under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to shorten the standard settlement cycle from three to two business days (i.e., from T+3 to T+2) for most broker-dealer...

IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

Israel, 2009
New York, 1998
Ontario, 1995

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 1993
University of Toronto, BA (Economics & Management), 1992