Peter practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, private equity and corporate/commercial law. He has comprehensive experience in private and public mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients on corporate finance, public company, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and securities and commission investigation matters.
Peter has completed the Canadian Securities Course and has served in various capacities, including Chair, with the Securities Law subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta North).
Peter has completed the Directors Education Program (DEP) jointly developed and conducted by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and achieved the related ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). The DEP and the ICD.D programming and designation demonstrate Peter's desire to stay current, and to be a more effective advisor and director and help Peter be better at what he does, including creating better boards and better businesses.
Peter is a longtime member of the organizing committee for the Annual Day of Golf for the Cross Cancer Institute in support of cancer research and treatment initiatives in Alberta, including the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, presently organized by the Cure Cancer Foundation, which has staged 31 main events and counting, together numerous other companion events and initiatives. He also has been involved in supporting various sports groups, including SWAT Hockey, SouthWest Zone Hockey, both as a lawyer and as a coach and volunteer and is also a past-member of the board of the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN), a charitable society supporting the integration of newcomers to Edmonton.