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About Rishi

Rishi's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including financings, public offerings and private placements of securities, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law regulatory matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and stock exchange matters.

Rishi summered at Blakes after his second year of law school and articled with the Firm upon graduation.

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  • Various internationally based investment funds and private equity funds in connection with marketing and sales into Canada

  • Numerous U.S. broker-dealers on disclosure, dealer registration and bank regulatory requirements related to extending global offerings into Canada

  • Various public companies on securities compliance and strategic matters, including corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations

  • Choice Consolidation Corp. in connection with its initial public offering for aggregate gross proceeds of US$150-million

  • Clear Sky Capital Inc. in connection with the initial public offering of trust units of Padlock Partners UK Fund III for aggregate proceeds of approximately C$52.5-million

  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with Aclara Resources Inc.'s C$118-million combined initial public offering (IPO), private placement and TSX listing, effected concurrently with the spin-off of Aclara from its parent company, Hochschild Mining plc


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2021
JD, Queen's University – 2020
Certificate in International Business Law (First Class Honours), Bader International Study Centre – 2018
BBA, Wilfrid Laurier University – 2017

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