CHARLES KEIZER is Partner, with Torys LLP and is co-head of Torys’ Infrastructure and Energy Practice. Hispractice focuses on administrative and corporate/commercial law in the energysector. Charles provides advice to various energy sector participants,including generators (renewable and conventional), transmitters, distributors,and gas and power marketers. He also advises clients on financing, projectdevelopment, regulatory and contractual matters. As lead counsel on a number ofgeneration and transmission projects, Charles has provided strategic advicerelated to federal and provincial regulatory regimes, and he has a strongunderstanding of project development—from the initial stages to connection andcommercial operation. Charles regularly appears before the Ontario Energy Boardon rates, licensing and leave to construct matters.