Laura Paglia is the regional co-lead of Borden Ladner Gervais’ securities litigation and regulatory group. Laura has practiced in securities law and regulatory matters throughout her legal career.

Laura’s practice encompasses the representation of numerous full service and discount investment dealers, mutual fund dealers, futures dealers, investment funds, underwriters, private funds, investment banks, introducing and clearing firms, investment advisers, portfolio managers, compliance professionals, research analysts, directors and officers, industry associations and other market participants.

Laura provides ongoing legal advice on compliance, regulatory and securities industry issues as well as representation in civil proceedings and a variety of regulatory proceedings and investigations conducted by provincial securities commissions, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada and other regulatory bodies, the Crown and federal criminal authorities.

Laura’s practice includes disputes in respect of various alleged securities law breaches, shareholder right litigation, mergers and acquisition/take-over bid litigation and directors’ and officers’ liability.

Laura provides various in-house training programmes for various market participants and is a frequent speaker on and written contributor to topical securities issues.