Kris practices corporate and securities law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets transactions, private equity transactions and other corporate and securities law matters.
Kris has extensive experience representing both publicly-traded and private issuers on a broad range of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and debt and equity securities offerings. He also acts for underwriters and dealers in both public and private securities offerings, including cross-border offerings under the Canada/U.S. multijurisdictional disclosure system (MJDS). Kris has also represented private equity funds and their portfolio companies with buyout, investment, add-on and exit transactions.
Kris also regularly assists clients with general corporate and securities law matters, including corporate reorganizations, corporate governance matters and compliance with continuous disclosure obligations and stock exchange policies. He also has experience advising issuers on ESG-related matters, including in respect of corporate governance, compliance, continuous disclosure and sustainable finance.
Kris is a co-chair of the Calgary Student Committee.