Karim practices in the areas of U.S. and Canadian corporate finance & securities law, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate & commercial law. He has been involved in acquisitions; financings and reorganizations of various types and sizes, including Canadian, U.S. and cross-border private and public debt and equity offerings; take-over bids and mergers; and acquisitions transactions involving local, national and international companies.
Karim was admitted to the British Columbia Bar and the Ontario Bar in 1996, and the Washington State Bar in 2007.
Prior to founding Lalani Law Corporation in 2010 and joining Axiom Lawyers in 2017, Karim practiced at Sangra Moller LLP, a high-end boutique corporate and securities law firm, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Lang Michener LLP (now McMillian LLP), both national law firms, in Vancouver.
Karim also advises publicly-traded companies on corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Canadian and U.S. securities disclosure requirements and stock exchange listings.
Karim has authored articles and spoken about securities law, including with respect to the streamlining of capital formation in the U.S. by the Securities and Exchange Commission.