Patrick J. Cummins acts for clients in connection with securities law offerings and concentrates on a legal area that changes very rapidly. Since joining Blaney McMurtry LLP, he has provided ongoing advice to public and private companies and mutual fund companies. Patrick also services public issuers with respect to regulatory compliance, financing issues, shareholder communications and other regulated matters
Patrick has been a speaker at a securities law compliance forum and an instructor at the Law Society of Ontario’s Bar Admission Course. He has written papers on: “Start-ups, Smaller Businesses in Ontario, Other Provinces Stand to Benefit From New Crowdfunding Rules For Raising Capital”, “New Registration Rules Alter Canadian Securities Landscape Significantly” and “Information Technology and the Future of Canadian Securities Law”.
He is President and Chairman of the Board of The DAM Develop-Assist-Mentor, a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to keeping youths off the streets of Toronto.