Bastien is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Department. His practice covers many areas of corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He has experience acting for public and private companies, investment funds, investment dealers and investment banks, as well as industry leaders in a range of sectors, including real estate and technology. Bastien has been involved in a variety of matters, including going public transactions (initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, business combinations and spin-offs),public offerings and private placements (both domestically and cross-border), mergers and acquisitions (both negotiated and unsolicited), dealer/adviser registration matters and reorganizations.
Bastien routinely provides ongoing advice to public and private companies in a wide variety of industries on regulatory compliance matters, corporate governance, and continuous disclosure obligations, and he provides ongoing securities law compliance advice to TSX, TSXV and CSE listed issuers.