Allan D Coleman is a partner in the litigation department at Osler and is the co-chair of the firm’s national corporate and securities litigation group. He has a wide-ranging practice, with particular emphasis on corporate and securities litigation. He has developed significant expertise in advising public companies involved in litigation arising from major mergers and acquisitions and other business-critical transactions. Allan also represents public issuers in class proceedings relating to alleged misrepresentations made in prospectuses, financial statements and other public disclosure documents. In addition, as part of his securities litigation practice, he has advised public companies and registrants in the context of inquiries and investigations by the Ontario Securities Commission. Allan also has extensive commercial litigation experience, including class action defence work and conducting complex commercial arbitrations, including disputes arising from asset purchase agreements and shareholder agreements.