Nicholas Arruda

Nicholas Arruda



Nick is a senior associate in the firm’s Capital Markets & Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice Group who specializes in Canadian/U.S. cross border transactions.
Nick advises U.S., Canadian, and other foreign issuers with respect to regulatory and compliance issues, including compliance with the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, stock exchanges, and state securities bureaus. His securities transaction experience includes private offerings, at-the-market transactions, underwritten public offerings, PIPE offerings, and listings on Nasdaq, NYSE and OTC Markets. Nick has extensive experience in counseling Canadian issuers using the Multijurisdictional Disclosure System (MJDS) in connection with cross-border capital markets transactions, SEC registration, and stock exchange listings.

Education & Admissions

Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada (J.D., 2017), Class Rank: Top 4%

Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (Certificate in International Business Law, 2014), First Class Honors

Schulich School of Business (M.B.A., 2017), MBA/iMBA Bronze Medal

Laurentian University (Honors Bachelor of Commerce – Sports Administration, 2013), cum laude


  • New York
  • Registered Foreign Legal Consultant in Ontario


  • English

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada Cross-Border Transactions
  • Cannabis
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • Coach of Osgoode Hall Law School’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team


            Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021 Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020-2021, 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2022
Nicholas Arruda