Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. BLG assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.
BLG’s Securities Litigation and Regulatory Group has extensive experience representing public and private companies, full service and discount investment dealers, mutual fund dealers, futures dealers, investment funds, underwriters, private funds, investment banks, introducing and clearing firms, investment advisors, portfolio managers, compliance professionals, research analysts, directors and officers, industry associations, regulators and other market participants.
The Group mixes local knowledge with national reach and is seasoned in dealing with multi-jurisdictional securities-related proceedings before courts and securities regulators across Canada.
The Group also has extensive experience in defending securities class actions, in derivative and oppression claims, in take-over bid and proxy fights and in investment advisor actions and also oversees and conducts internal investigations on behalf of public companies and securities dealers including investigations relating to governance and compliance matters, whether initiated by clients or in response to enquiries from securities regulatory or criminal investigative agencies.
In addition, the Group provides ongoing advice to clients on all issues relating to securities regulations and compliance including the development and review of operational and supervisory policies and procedures.
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
22 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4E3
Tel: +1 416 367 6000
Fax: +1 416 367 6749
Centennial Place, East Tower
1900, 520 3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R3
Tel: +1 403 232 9500
Fax: +1 403 266 1395