Steve CohenSteve practised law at Goodmans LLP, a leading Canadian firm until April 2006. His practice focused on corporate finance, M&A and securities law. He advised both issuers and underwriters in connection with numerous forms of equity, debt and hybrid financings. He also advised clients in connection with both hostile and friendly M&A transactions. Steve summered and articled at Goodmans, and began practising as a lawyer in early 1999. Since leaving Goodmans, in addition to advising on legal matters, Steve has acted as an independent consultant to numerous businesses in connection with their capital raising initiatives. Steve is also a real estate investor, and recently, Steve established SmartCap Ventures Inc., an investment company with a focus on joint venture real estate initiatives. Steve is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and REIN (Real Estate Investors Network). He received his LL.B from the University of Toronto in 1997, and his LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2007.