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John R. Laffin

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John R. Laffin
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J.R. Laffin is an associate in Stikeman Elliott's Toronto office who practices securities and corporate law, with a particular emphasis on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder activism, private equity and corporate finance transactions. He has acted for issuers, private equity funds, boards of directors, special committees, and other transaction participants in numerous M&A transactions, including both friendly and hostile transactions. He also regularly provides advice on corporate governance, general corporate and securities regulatory compliance and exemptive relief matters to various clients, including Canadian and international corporations across a broad range of industries.

J.R. completed a secondment to the Ontario Securities Commission in 2014 where he was a member of the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions and helped develop significant amendments to the Canadian take-over bid regime.

Professional Activities
Mr. Laffin is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

University of Toronto (J.D. 2009), University of Calgary (2003-2006).

Bar Admission
Ontario, 2010
New York, 2014

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