Our special situations team, comprised of experienced lawyers in multiple disciplines, regularly advises issuers, board of directors, shareholders and other stakeholders on various shareholder activism and defence mandates, including strategic decision-making, internal corporate governance, business practices and the composition of management. We assist our clients with developing unique strategies to overcome complex issues and maximize shareholder value.

We can help you in numerous aspects of shareholder activism, including:
  • Proxy contests
  • Unsolicited takeover bids
  • Corporate defenses
  • Shareholder proposals
  • Shareholder meetings
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Meeting requisitions
  • Dispute resolution
  • Corporate governance matters
  • Assessment of risks and financial implications
  • Director nomination
  • Related-party transactions
  • Shareholders rights plans

Special Situations Team

Shimmy Posen

Grant Duthie

Rohit Jha

Adam Fishman

Joseph Tung

Wendy Greenspoon-Soer

Jeffrey A.L. Kriwetz

Alexander Hora

Monica Peters

Jessica T. Whitton

Related Areas of Expertise

Secured Lending


Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)