NAIZAM KANJI is Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance Branch at the Ontario Securities Commission and has primary responsibility for the Mergers and Acquisitions Team. He obtained his LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, in 1996 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. In 2003, he graduated from the LL.M. (Securities Law) program at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Prior to joining the Ontario Securities Commission in 2000, he completed his articles as a law clerk to the judges of the Commercial List of the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) and practised law as an associate with the Insolvency and Restructuring Group of McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto. Naizam was appointed Manager of the Mergers and Acquisitions Team in 2006 and Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance Branch in 2009.
Naizam has been a frequent speaker on mergers and acquisitions at conferences and law schools in Canada and the United States. He has also written papers on regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions law.