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Michael G. Urbani

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Michael G. Urbani
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Michael Urbani is a partner in the firm's Corporate and Securities Group. Mr. Urbani has a diversified corporate practice focused on corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He is also a member of the firm's Professional Ethics Committee.

Mr. Urbani acts for private and public entities and investment dealers in public financings and private placements in Canada and the United States, as well as on take-over bids, and mergers and acquisitions involving public and private corporations. He also acts for private and public corporations on corporate governance and general corporate and commercial matters. He acts for clients in various industries including mining, high tech, biotech, hospitality, communications and forest products.

Mr. Urbani has been recognized as a leading lawyer in a number of publications, including:

  • Lexpert Guide 2017 to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of Corporate Finance & Securities.

  • Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining 2016.

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Commercial, Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Finance and Securities, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

  • Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, June 2016.

  • The 2015 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.

  • The 2009 Lexpert Under 40 Rising Stars awards as a leading lawyer in Canada.

  • The 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada for corporate and M&A law.

  • Lexpert/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, May 2017

  • Legalese's the Legal 500 Canada 2014 in the corporate and M&A categories.

Professional Activities
Mr. Urbani is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Vancouver Bar Association and the Vancouver Board of Trade.

University of Victoria (LL.B. 1996), University of British Columbia (BA 1992).

Prior to joining Stikeman Elliott in 2012, Mr. Urbani was a partner in the business law group of another Canadian national law firm.

Bar Admission
British Columbia, 1997

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