- Corporate Commercial Law
- Corporate Governance
- Technology Law
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Equity
|Contact Info||Telephone: 416.777.6500|
|University ||York University, B.A., 1969|
|Law School||Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1972 Gold Medallist; Oxford University, UK, B.C.L., 1974|
Barry Reiter is focused on corporate development and governance.
As Chair of the Technology, Media and Entertainment Group, Barry's practice includes representation of start-up, growth and mature companies and private equity sources, international distribution arrangements, strategic alliances, partnerships and joint ventures, licensing, international corporate structuring, private and public financings, stock exchange listings, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and the protection of intellectual property rights.
As leader of the Director Protection and Corporate Governance practice, Barry regularly advises boards, directors and management on governance and director protection (directors' duties, indemnification and directors' and officers' insurance) issues. He is an experienced director and has chaired boards and various board committees for public and private companies. Current board roles include: NexgenRx Inc., HUB International (Advisory Board), and the Executive Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Ontario Chapter). Barry speaks regularly at director education and certification programs.
Formerly a law professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto (1974-1982), Barry has published books and articles on contracts, corporate governance, advisory boards, joint ventures, real estate and the legal process. He is lead author of Directors' Duties in Canada, 5th Edition, published by CCH Canadian Limited in 2012, and co-author of Joint Ventures: Legal and Business Perspectives, published by Irwin Law in 1999. Peer recognitions include selection by Lexpert magazine as one of Canada's 100 Most Creative Lawyers.
IT & Business Services
Technology, Media & Entertainment
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Look(s) Bad for Former Directors
Barry J. Reiter,Gary S.A. Solway, July 10, 2013
In its decision in Cytrynbaum v. Look Communications Inc. released July 4, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court ruling that "advancement" by the corporation to Look's former directors, for advance funding of the directors' legal costs to defend against an action...
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