Derek Sigel practises in the areas of securities, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions as well as ‎general corporate/commercial law. He primarily focuses on the technology, electronic commerce, ‎telecommunications and resource sectors.‎

Derek has significant experience advising domestic and international clients on all aspects of Canadian ‎securities law. Derek represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of financing transactions, ‎including domestic and cross-border initial public offerings, secondary offerings, bought deal financings ‎and private placements. His practice also involves stock exchange listings, stockholder arrangements, ‎corporate reorganizations and venture capital fund formation. Derek has acted on numerous venture capital ‎financings on behalf of both investee companies as well as Canadian and US venture capital investors.‎

Derek generally acts for entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized enterprises, as well as for a number of ‎investment dealers and other providers of capital.‎

Derek has acted for clients in a variety of corporate acquisitions and dispositions, particularly in the ‎technology and life sciences industries.‎

Derek counsels issuers, boards of directors, special committees and other transaction participants in ‎various merger and acquisition matters, and in connection with take-over bids, proxy fights, stock ‎exchange requirements and various corporate governance issues.‎