is a partner at the firm. He is extensively involved in the investment funds, registration and securities law areas. He actively advises a number of public and private investment funds including exchange traded funds. Garth has created new funds, including hedge funds, drafted trust, management, advisory, sub-advisory and distribution agreements, filed numerous applications for exemptive relief and prepared offering documents for both public and private funds. He has also been involved in a number of mutual fund acquisitions and reorganisations. In addition, Garth has registered, and provides ongoing compliance and registration advice to various advisers, dealers and investment fund managers. He also comments on policy initiatives in the investment funds, registration and securities law areas.