Donald J. MacDonald has returned to private practice after 25 years with one of Canada’s leading financial services firms where he held senior legal roles, including Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer.


While a primary focus was on securities law matters, his roles encompassed a multitude of areas including corporate and commercial, litigation, M&A, and working on behalf of the firm with financial services regulators throughout Canada. He also provided strategic advice on such things as corporate initiatives and enterprise risk management. As a senior lawyer for a public company, the scope of Don’s legal advice included corporate governance, TSX rules, public disclosure considerations, related party transactions, and insider reporting.