Brian has been practicing corporate and securities law in Toronto for over fourteen years. He has served on the PDAC Securities Committee for the last three years and has previously served as Corporate Secretary for a junior exploration company, Director and President of the Private Capital Markets Association, Director of the Toronto Business Development Centre and as a Director or Officer at several other corporations. Brian's practice focuses on all areas of corporate finance and securities transactions, which includes exempt market financings, initial public offerings, dealer registration, mining related transactions, tech and start-up companies, mergers, and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
Brian is a speaker at seminars and conferences involving the sale of exempt market securities, including how to raise capital in the public and private market place using the new Offering Memorandum, Crowdfunding, and Existing Shareholder exemptions. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002 and the New York Bar in 2003. He also serves as a member of the Securities Law Sub-Committee of the Ontario Bar Association and has served as a member of the Executive Boards of the Natural Resources Section and the Business Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He is a member of the New York Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association. Brian completed his BA (Political Science) and LL.B. in 2000, his MBA in 2001, his LL.M in corporate finance and securities law in 2009 and received his Certificate in Mining Law in 2012.