Practice Areas

  • Initial public offerings and exchange listings
  • Complex equity and debt financing, including private placements, bought deals and cross-border financings
  • Compliance with securities law, exchange policies and continuous disclosure requirements
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising on regulatory matters
  • Structuring and advising on going-private transactions
  • Secured lending transactions
  • Proxy contests, take-over bids, issuer bids, mergers, shareholder agreements, and other change of control transactions
  • Assisting Capital Pool Companies on exchange listing and completion of a qualifying transaction
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal), and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising on corporate governance policies and strategies
  • Public and private equity and debt financings
  • Compliance with securities law and continuous disclosure requirements
  • Shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Project financing and agreements
  • Securities based compensation plans and executive compensation
  • Asset purchase and share purchase transactions
  • Management buy-outs, divestments and sales of non-core assets
  • Private equity acquisition and disposition
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising in and preparing documentation for a broad range of business arrangements, including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, restrictive covenants, agency agreements and distribution arrangements
  • Developing employee incentive programs including security based compensation plans
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Share transfers, share capital alterations, corporate reorganizations and amalgamations
  • Access to capital markets via public offerings, exchange listings and exempt distributions
  • Royalty (NSR, GRR and NPI), earn-in, and property option agreements
  • Equity and debt financing, including private placements, bought deals, cross-border financings, and the issuance of flow-through units or shares
  • Advising and due diligence on the acquisition of properties, mineral rights and claims, domestic and abroad
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Assisting with technical and project disclosure per securities law requirements, including National Instrument 43-101
  • Asset and share purchase transactions
  • Complex equity and debt financing and products, including private placements, bought deals and cross-border financings
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Property option agreements
  • Securitization and structured finance
  • Cross-border financing transactions
  • Public and private equity and debt financings
  • Advising on effective corporate governance
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
  • Licensing of products and facilities
  • Assisting with financings, procurements, agreements and a full range of business matters
  • Asset purchase and share purchase transactions
  • Management buy-outs, divestments and sales of non-core assets or divisions
  • Planning for and implementing business succession
  • Private equity acquisition and disposition
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate and tax reorganization
  • Advising in and preparing documentation for a broad range of business arrangements, including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, restrictive covenants, agency agreements and distribution arrangements
  • Developing employee incentive programs including option programs
  • Providing business law background and support on arbitration and litigation matters
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Share transfers, share capital alterations, corporate reorganizations and amalgamations
  • Business structure planning and formation, including Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Designing and negotiating commercial contracts and standard commercial contracts for routine transactions
  • Acquisitions and divestitures;
  • Access to capital markets via public offerings and exchange listings;
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Assisting with a full range of foundational business matters
  • Advising on employment and contractual obligations
  • Employee and executive incentive plans including option and equity agreements
  • Employment standards compliance
  • Policy and human resource document development and implementation
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Service agreements and contracts of employment
  • Advising on conflicts of interest among directors, executives, employees and business entities
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Negotiating and drafting licensing agreements
  • Advising on confidentiality or infringement matters, including non-disclosure agreements
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights;
  • Designing and negotiating commercial contracts and standard commercial contracts for routine transactions
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Agreements with service providers, consultants, freelancers or other outsourced work
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Business exit strategies and negotiation of the sale of businesses or assets
  • Access to capital markets via initial public offerings and exchange listings

Recent Transactions

  • Initial public offerings and exchange listings
  • Complex equity and debt financing, including private placements, bought deals and cross-border financings
  • Compliance with securities law, exchange policies and continuous disclosure requirements
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising on regulatory matters
  • Structuring and advising on going-private transactions
  • Secured lending transactions
  • Proxy contests, take-over bids, issuer bids, mergers, shareholder agreements, and other change of control transactions
  • Assisting Capital Pool Companies on exchange listing and completion of a qualifying transaction
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal), and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising on corporate governance policies and strategies
  • Public and private equity and debt financings
  • Compliance with securities law and continuous disclosure requirements
  • Shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Project financing and agreements
  • Securities based compensation plans and executive compensation
  • Asset purchase and share purchase transactions
  • Management buy-outs, divestments and sales of non-core assets
  • Private equity acquisition and disposition
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate reorganizations
  • Advising in and preparing documentation for a broad range of business arrangements, including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, restrictive covenants, agency agreements and distribution arrangements
  • Developing employee incentive programs including security based compensation plans
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Share transfers, share capital alterations, corporate reorganizations and amalgamations
  • Access to capital markets via public offerings, exchange listings and exempt distributions
  • Royalty (NSR, GRR and NPI), earn-in, and property option agreements
  • Equity and debt financing, including private placements, bought deals, cross-border financings, and the issuance of flow-through units or shares
  • Advising and due diligence on the acquisition of properties, mineral rights and claims, domestic and abroad
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Assisting with technical and project disclosure per securities law requirements, including National Instrument 43-101
  • Asset and share purchase transactions
  • Complex equity and debt financing and products, including private placements, bought deals and cross-border financings
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Property option agreements
  • Securitization and structured finance
  • Cross-border financing transactions
  • Public and private equity and debt financings
  • Advising on effective corporate governance
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
  • Licensing of products and facilities
  • Assisting with financings, procurements, agreements and a full range of business matters
  • Asset purchase and share purchase transactions
  • Management buy-outs, divestments and sales of non-core assets or divisions
  • Planning for and implementing business succession
  • Private equity acquisition and disposition
  • Documenting and assisting in corporate and tax reorganization
  • Advising in and preparing documentation for a broad range of business arrangements, including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, restrictive covenants, agency agreements and distribution arrangements
  • Developing employee incentive programs including option programs
  • Providing business law background and support on arbitration and litigation matters
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Share transfers, share capital alterations, corporate reorganizations and amalgamations
  • Business structure planning and formation, including Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Designing and negotiating commercial contracts and standard commercial contracts for routine transactions
  • Acquisitions and divestitures;
  • Access to capital markets via public offerings and exchange listings;
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Assisting with a full range of foundational business matters
  • Advising on employment and contractual obligations
  • Employee and executive incentive plans including option and equity agreements
  • Employment standards compliance
  • Policy and human resource document development and implementation
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Service agreements and contracts of employment
  • Advising on conflicts of interest among directors, executives, employees and business entities
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights
  • Negotiating and drafting licensing agreements
  • Advising on confidentiality or infringement matters, including non-disclosure agreements
  • Acquisition and sale of intellectual property rights;
  • Designing and negotiating commercial contracts and standard commercial contracts for routine transactions
  • Equipment, property, and project financing and leasing
  • Agreements with service providers, consultants, freelancers or other outsourced work
  • Incorporation of companies in British Columbia and under the Canada Business Corporations Act (federal) and extra-provincial registrations in British Columbia
  • Business exit strategies and negotiation of the sale of businesses or assets
  • Access to capital markets via initial public offerings and exchange listings

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