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Issuers, underwriters and other market participants in Canada and abroad regularly rely on McCarthy Tétrault for the most up-to-date advice on structuring securities offerings, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and disclosure issues.

Our capital markets practitioners in Canada regularly advise our clients on a broad range of sophisticated and innovative domestic, cross-border and international capital-raising transactions, including:

  • public and private equity and debt offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and restructurings;
  • income trusts;
  • structured products and hybrid securities, including tier-one capital securities;
  • investment funds; and
  • regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

In addition, our London, UK office advises clients in securities offerings in the UK and Europe, including transactions involving AIM, the London Stock Exchange's alternative investment market.

Major national and multinational clients regularly seek our innovative advice in corporate finance and securities because of our:

  • Reputation – Every year, leading international legal directories rank McCarthy Tétrault’s capital markets practice and practitioners among the top tier.  
  • Bench strength – Our outstanding team includes specialized lawyers in Canada and the UK with experience in all types of public and private debt and equity financings. 
  • Breadth – We partner with lawyers specializing in other leading practice areas within McCarthy Tétrault, including tax, intellectual property, financial services, competition, energy and environmental law, to provide clients with legal advice that is comprehensive, practical and timely. 

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