Norman Findlay is primarily engaged in securities law with an emphasis on public offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and takeovers. His practice also involves private placements of debt and equity securities, mining law and general corporate transactions. Norman has been recognized by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in Mining and Corporate Finance & Securities, by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas of Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law and Securities Law and by Who's Who Legal: Canada and Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for Mining Law. In addition, Norman has been recognized by Canadian Who's Who as a prominent Canadian. He has also spoken at a number of conferences in Canada, the United States, South Africa and South America on topics relating to securities and mining law. Norman has acted as lead counsel for issuers and investment dealers in a number of significant financings and M&A transactions. He is also a member of the Annual Institute Site Selection Committee and former Annual Institute regional chair for the Foundation For Natural Resources and Energy Law.