Robert Kalanda, B.A. (HONS.), J.D. - Gilbertson Davis LLP Lawyer

David Street, LL.B., LL.M.

Business Counsel

David has extensive experience in a wide variety of corporate transactional work, emphasizing the establishment and expansion of entrepreneurial businesses, purchase and sale of businesses, commercial lending, corporate finance and reorganization transactions involving private companies. David’s corporate finance and commercial lending practice includes bank financings, venture capital and private offerings of debt and equity securities. David has a special interest in the drafting of complex commercial agreements for use in a broad range of commercial activities. He also does estate planning, including wills and trusts, and estate administration as part of overall business and personal planning.

David has an LL.B. from the University of Toronto, and an LL.M. in Business Law from York University. He is a frequent speaker/panelist/author at business law continuing professional development programs for lawyers and accountants.

LL.B. from the University of Toronto, LL.M. in Business Law from York University
Ontario, 1977

Additional Information

Law Society of Ontario program Business Law Refresher 2018. David’s topic was Closing the Transaction and included comments on Preparing for Closing, Closing Agendas, the Closing and Post-Closing Matters.

“Private M&A: Observations from the Deal Points Studies” paper presented to the Six Minute Business Lawyer program on June 13, 2017 at the Law Society of Upper Canada.

“Equity Crowdfunding, Fintech and New Developments for Financing Private Companies by Issuing Shares” paper presented to Scarborough District Chartered Professional Accountants Association on January 11, 2017.

“Raising Money By Issuing Shares: Recent Changes and Forthcoming Developments” paper presented to York District Chartered Professional Accountants’ Association on October 21, 2015.

“Director and Officer Liability: Eight Tips for Protecting Your Personal Assets” article published in the September 2015 issue of the LexisNexis Corporate Governance Report.

“The Latest On Business Agreements” paper presented at the 5th Annual Business Law Summit on May 7, 2015 at the Law Society Of Upper Canada.

“Closing The Transaction” for Law Society of Upper Canada programs in April of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 titled New Lawyer Practice Series: Corporate Law until it was renamed Business Law Practice Basics.

“Creditor Proofing: How Far Can You Go?” paper presented to Accountants PD Consortium on September 10, 2013.

Member of the Business Law, Trusts Estates and Law and Real Estate Law Sections of the Ontario Bar Association, Toronto Lawyers Association and the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and its committees on Negotiated Acquisitions, Private Equity M&A and Model Stock Purchase Agreement Revisions.