Douglas M. Stuve practices primarily in the area of corporate finance, capital markets and securities regulation. He acts for both underwriters and issuers in respect of initial public offerings, secondary financings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as all dealings with regulators including stock exchanges and securities commissions. In addition, his business and corporate commercial practice includes asset and share acquisitions and dispositions, as well as general commercial law.
Mr. Stuve obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree with distinction from the University of Alberta in 1988. Subsequently he attended Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, where he earned his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1991. He articled with a Toronto based law firm. In February 1993 Mr. Stuve was called to the Bar in Ontario and became a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He returned to Alberta and was called to the Alberta Bar in January 1994. Mr. Stuve joined Burstall Winger Zammit LLP as an associate in July 1993 and became a partner in April 1998.
Mr. Stuve is a member of the Securities Law and Business Law subsections of the Canadian Bar Association.
Mr. Stuve has served as a member of an advisory committee to The Alberta Stock Exchange and was part of the advisory committee in Calgary, Alberta to the Canadian Venture Exchange Inc., now TSX Venture Exchange Inc., to assist in formulating policy prior to and after its formation in November 1999. Mr. Stuve has served as a director of several public and private companies in a variety of sectors and industries including oil and gas exploration and development, oil and gas services, mineral exploration, pharmaceutical and technology.
B.A., University of Alberta
LL.B., Queen’s University