Rima is co-head of the Capital Markets Practice. Rima’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including public and private financings, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Rima has represented both issuers and underwriters on numerous public offerings and private placements, with a particular emphasis on cross-border transactions. Rima also advises public company clients, including many cross-listed issuers, in a variety of industries on ongoing corporate governance and securities law matters. In the mergers and acquisitions area, Rima has advised on related party transactions, public take-over bids and private acquisitions and divestitures.
Legal Media Group/Euromoney’s IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded Canadian lawyer in capital markets; banking (2017), high yield (2018), debt (2018-2019), equity (2018-2019)
Lexpert/Thomson Reuter’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Repeatedly recommended in corporate finance; securities (2018-2019)
Lexpert Rising Stars—Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2014)
Lexpert’s Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—One of Canada’s corporate lawyers to watch (2014)
Rima currently sits on the board of Special Olympics Ontario (SOO). In addition, she is a member of the audit committee and a corporate secretary for SOO.