Petar is an Associate in the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets group. He is developing a broad practice assisting clients on a variety of transactions including securities and regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financings. His experience also extends to initial stock exchange listings and general corporate matters involving both public and private companies across a variety of sectors. Petar is recognized in the inaugural edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada: Ones to Watch in the area of securities law.
Petar enjoys building a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses, industries, and long-term visions. He is an active volunteer with Ryerson’s Law & Business Clinic, which provides free legal services in a variety of business law matters to entrepreneurs and small businesses. When he is not practicing law, you can find him active on the soccer field or playing guitar.
OCTOBER 20 2021
CSA PUBLISHES PROPOSED CLIMATE-RELATED DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Investor demand for climate-related disclosure, as well as information provided by public companies, has grown dramatically in recent years. This has resulted in incomplete or inconsistent climate-related disclosure. In light of this, on October 18, 2021 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published the proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (the "Proposed Instrument") and its companion policy for a 90-day comment period. The Proposed Instrument would introduce disclosure requirements regarding climate-related matters for reporting issuers. This article summarizes the main components of the Proposed Instrument.
JUNE 08 2020
CSA Announces Amendments to Regulatory Framework for at-the-Market Distributions
On June 4, 2020, as part of its effort to reduce the regulatory burden, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") announced amendments coming into effect on August 31, 2020 (the "Amendments") to the regulatory framework for at-the-market ("ATM")distributions. Among other things, the Amendments will eliminate the requirement to obtain exemptive relief from securities regulatory authorities and will streamline the process for conducting an ATM distribution.
APRIL 15 2020
TSXV Announces Temporary Relief of $0.05 Minimum Pricing Requirement
Pursuant to a bulletin issued on April 8, 2020, the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") implemented further temporary relief measures (the "Temporary Relief") in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, regarding its $0.05 minimum pricing requirement.
APRIL 03 2020
Canadian Securities Regulators and TSX Publish Details of Blanket Relief; Extension of AGM Deadlines Under Business Corporations Act (Ontario)
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2018
- Queens University, J.D., 2017
- University of Toronto, B.A., 2014
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law Society of Ontario