Stephen Pincus is a partner, executive committee member and chair of Goodmans capital markets practice. Widely recognised as one of Canada’s leading lawyers he is well known for leadership of many complex and innovative domestic and cross-border transactions, including Canada’s first cross-border income fund, first cross-border REIT, first offering of income participating securities, first cross-border high dividend common share IPO, first non-US IPO in the world of a US REIT and first cross-border special purpose acquisition corporation. He also advises boards of directors and activist shareholders on corporate governance and proxy fights. In 2020, Stephen was recognised by IFLR1000 as Canada’s capital markets lawyer of the year at the inaugural IFLR1000 Canada awards. He is also recognised as a leading lawyer by Lexpert, The Best Lawyers in Canada, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 Canada, Euromoney and Law Business Research.