Michael is a member of the Lending / Insolvency Team. He has over 40 years of experience in this practice area, and is regularly recognized for his knowledge and expertise in his field. He has focused his practice on banking, financing, and real estate matters. His experience allows him to provide basic and innovative financing techniques and banking solutions in comprehensive and timely manner.
Michael primarily works with Canadian chartered banks and other commercial lenders. He has been engaged as senior counsel by a number of Schedule I and Schedule II banks on lending, enforcement and bank regulatory issues.
Michael advises his clients on the following:
Syndicated loans among domestic and foreign banks
Offshore financing transactions
Asset-back commercial paper
Acquisitions by income trusts or existing retail businesses
Michael has advised on financing and banking solutions related to:
Development of downtown Vancouver waterfront, the former Expo ’86 lands, and Richmond lands along the Fraser River
2010 Olympic Village development project
Rogers Arena development project
P3 Ice Rink, Coquitlam, B.C.