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Corporate and securities law associate joins Miller Thomson

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 8:40 AM | By John Chunn

Miller Thomson announced that associate Jeff Read has joined its Vancouver office.

According to the firm's website, Read practises corporate and securities law, with a focus on advising local, national and international companies and securities dealers on their Canadian activities.

Read acts for several of the larger B.C.­-based public companies and private equity groups and has been involved with a number of friendly and hostile M&A transactions and proxy fights.

He also provides advice to boards of directors on matters including corporate governance and directors’ and officers’ liability.

Read completed a secondment with the B.C. Securities Commission in 1987. He worked in the areas of corporate finance and policy and legislation, and he was a member of the commission’s Securities Law Advisory Committee.

Between 2000 and 2015, he was an adjunct professor (securities regulation) at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law.