Paul Fornazzari has a broad range of corporate, commercial and securities law experience. Clients draw on his expertise in corporate and governance matters, corporate finance, M&A, divestitures, shareholder disputes, regulatory and stock exchange compliance and a wide variety of commercial arrangements. Paul advises boards, executive teams, entrepreneurs and investment dealers and acts for domestic and foreign clients in various industries including: mining, petroleum, technology, life sciences and financial services. As a fluent Spanish speaker from Latin America, he has transactional experience and a strong network in almost all of the jurisdictions in that region.
He also speaks and writes on a variety of related topics such as Canadian M&A activity, corporate finance regulation, mining agreements, corporate governance, and CEO/CFO certification. He previously practised corporate finance and M&A as well as business law at a large national law firm.
Paul holds a Masters of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School in Securities Law and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Windsor. He has recently been recognized in Who’s Who Legal 100, Who’s Who Legal: Mining, The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He is a member of the TSX Venture Exchange’s Ontario Advisory Panel and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.