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Joel E. Binder

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Joel E. Binder
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Joel Binder is a partner in our Corporate Group in Toronto. He has a broad corporate/securities practice with significant experience in complex corporate finance, public and private mergers and acquisitions and other transactional matters. He frequently represents public issuers, boards of directors and investment dealers in connection with public offerings, takeover bids, business combinations and governance and securities compliance matters and is often retained for his expertise in investment funds and other structured products. In addition, Joel advises private equity funds and private companies on M&A and general corporate matters. Joel sits on the TSX Advisory Committee and is a past director and audit committee member of two public companies. He is also national co-chair of the firm's Corporate Finance & Securities Practice and formerly served on the Toronto office Management Committee.

Joel is listed and recognized by the following independent sources:

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 as a leading practitioner in the areas of Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Mid-Market, Investment Funds & Asset Management, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity.

  • Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Investment Funds, with clients noting "He's very good - he provides us with all the legal skills needed but also gets the business perspective."

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in Corporate Law and Securities Law.

  • International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2017 as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets.

  • The 2017 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canadain Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Finance & Securities and Investment Funds & Asset Management.

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

  • Legal Media Group's 2016 Expert Guides: Capital Markets.

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2016 in Capital Markets.

  • Lexpert 2017 Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Corporate Finance & Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Professional Activities
Joel is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

University of Toronto (LL.B. 1989).

Bar Admission
Ontario, 1991

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