Jay M Hoffman

Jay M Hoffman
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Who's Who Legal Corporate: Corporate Governance

Jay Hoffman leads Miller Thomson’s national corporate, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets practice and is resident in the firm’s Toronto office. His practice focuses on merger and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions, as well as providing advice to clients on corporate governance matters. He has over 25 years of experience advising clients on a broad range of corporate and securities law matters.

Jay frequently acts for both Canadian and international public and private corporations, independent board committees, financial advisers, and private equity funds in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, proxy contests and restructurings. He also acts for issuers and underwriters in securities offerings in the domestic and international capital markets.

Jay also has acted as corporate counsel in numerous shareholder disputes and has advised a number of family owned and other closely held private companies on governance and succession matters.
Jay has experience with transactions in the mining, real estate, technology, manufacturing, transportation, broadcasting, defence, pharmaceutical, healthcare and financial services sectors. Early in his career, Jay was seconded to the corporate finance division of the Ontario Securities Commission, where he participated in the regulation of the capital markets and the development of Commission policies, including policies related to the regulation of derivative securities.

Jay is a frequent speaker at seminars and law schools. He has developed and taught securities law courses at several of Canada’s preeminent law schools.

WWL says: Jay Hoffman draws international recognition for his impressive practice, which encompasses a wide array of corporate issues from governance through to transactions.

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