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Peter Villani Associé/Partner Montréal

Peter Villani

Partner Fasken
In comparison with the SEC, the Canadian Security Administrators will take a more conservative approach to putting rules around the use of social media for financial disclosure.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1987 | Ontario, 1991
Language(s) French, Italian, English
Office(s) Montréal
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Overview

Peter Villani leads complex transactions with major players in the retail, ecommerce, fibre optics testing, and telecommunications sectors. With dealings in the US, South Africa, South America, Europe and Asia, Peter possesses exceptional international insight and perspective.

 

Peter is active in the community, having been president of the Jewish Vocational Service and JVS Jewish Workshop Inc., and acting as current legal counsel to the Canadian Italian Business & Professionals Association (CIBPA). He is also a Governor of the Canadian-Italian Community Foundation and past-president of United Talmud Torah, an organization of Jewish day schools in Montréal.

Achievements

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education

Education

  • LLB, BCL McGill University
  • BA McGill University

Community involvement

  • Peter has been active in both the Italian and Jewish communities, having been the President of the Jewish Vocational Service and JVS Jewish Workshop Inc. and is currently acting as legal counsel to the Canadian Italian Business & Professionals Association (CIBPA) and is a Governor of the Canadian-Italian Community Foundation. In addition, Peter was President of United Talmud Torah, an organization of Jewish day schools in Montréal.

Knowledge

Fasken Institute

News

Publications

Article Corporate Disclosure by Reporting Issuers on Social Media TIMELY disclosure
Article Cybersecurity Risk Disclosure and Reporting Issuers TIMELY disclosure blog
Article Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Final Proxy Voting Protocols to Improve the Proxy Voting Experience TIMELY disclosure blog

Speaking Engagements

The Future of the Initial Public Offering in Québec Workshop - 7th Fasken Martineau Symposium location location Montreal
Recent Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions in the Lithium Space Speaker, 5th Lithium Supply & Markets organized by the Metal Bulletin location location Las Vegas Caesars Palace

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