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Raising money in either the public or private markets is a demanding and necessary affair for growing businesses. Fasken Martineau's Capital Markets group provides critical and timely advice on corporate finance matters, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, dual listings, capital reorganizations, corporate governance and ongoing compliance, and registration of dealers and advisors.

Our international team — including both English and French-speaking lawyers — can help you navigate the regulatory landscape in multiple jurisdictions. We offer a seamless service between our offices in Canada, the UK and South Africa.

Our capital markets experience spans a wide range of industries, although we are most well known for our expertise in mining, energy (conventional and renewable), financial services, life sciences, communications, and real estate.

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We represent both domestic and foreign capital market participants in all aspects of M&A and corporate finance. We advise issuers and their financial advisors on national, international and cross-border transactions. Our  clients  include  public  companies  listed  on  the  TSX,  TSX-V,  NYSE,  LSE,  JSE,  AIM  and  other international stock exchanges, as well as investment dealers and brokers, financial institutions including banks,  financial  advisors,  trust  companies,  insurance  companies,  investment  companies  and  limited partnerships.

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VBI Vaccines Inc. completes US$71.9M underwritten public offering and concurrent registered direct offering October 2017
Electrovaya Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement in Two Tranches for Gross Proceeds of $5.3 Million September 2017
LGC Capital Ltd. Completes Private Placement September 2017
Middlefield Healthcare & Life Sciences Dividend Fund Completes Largest Closed-End Fund IPO in Canada in 2017 to Date August 2017
Beacon Securities Limited and Cormark Securities Inc. Co-Led $10.8 Million Public Offering for GreenSpace Brands Inc. August 2017
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins participate in Telecon’s $70 million equity financing July 2017
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. completes $3.2 billion cross-border debt financing to finance part of its $4.4 billion acquisition of CST Brands July 2017
Implats Convertible Bonds Offering July 2017
Rye Patch Gold Closes $10 Million Bought Deal Offering June 2017
National Bank of Canada, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Fondaction CSN, and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins invest $200 million in La Coop fédérée June 2017
K92 Mining Inc. Closes Oversubscribed Financing for Gross Proceeds of $16,554,600 June 2017
Lark Investments Inc. subscribes for $2.5 million of shares of Snipp Interactive Inc. in non-brokered private placement June 2017
American Dream Completes Construction Financing June 2017
US$175 Million Lithium Offtake and Financing June 2017
MedReleaf Corp. completes $100 million initial public offering and secondary offering June 2017
Mogo Finance Technology Inc. completes $15 million convertible debenture offering June 2017
Going-Private Transaction by way of a Plan of Arrangement June 2017
Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Shares and Warrants for Gross Proceeds of U.S.$6.3 Million May 2017
Excel Funds Management Inc. Launches Two New ETFs May 2017
Crius Energy Trust Acquires U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. and C$110 Million Bought Deal Offering of Subscription Receipts May 2017
Trellis Senior Services awarded three long-term care service contracts by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority May 2017
Brionor acquires Atala and closes first tranche of financing May 2017
MRF 2017 Resources Limited Partnership Raises $35 Million in its IPO April 2017
IAMGOLD completes offering of US$400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes March 2017
First Quantum Minerals Inc. closes C$2.2 billion senior bond offering March 2017
Golden Sun Capital Inc. Completes Qualifying Transaction March 2017
TimberRock Energy Corp. closes C$39 million equity financing March 2017
Mustang Asset Management Inc. Completes Dispositions of Shares March 2017
Advising PI Financial in connection with C$5.1 million common share offering March 2017
Advised Erin Energy Corporation, in relation to the US$100 million pre-export finance facility from The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited March 2017
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. Completes Brokered Private Placement Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of Approximately $10.9 million February 2017
eCobalt Announces Close of C$17.25 Million Bought Deal Financing February 2017
$30 Million Lithium Offtake and Financing February 2017
Erdene Closes Oversubscribed $13.8 Million Bought Deal Private Placement February 2017
Neo Lithium Announces Closing of $25 Million Bought Deal Private Placement February 2017
Alamos Gold Closes US$250 Million Bought Deal Financing February 2017
Just Energy completes US$101 million series a preferred share offering February 2017
Golden Star Resources completes bought deal public offering February 2017
Orbite Technologies Inc. completes $11.5 million bought deal financing February 2017
Auryn Resources Inc. Completes Brokered Private Placement Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of approximately $23 million January 2017
Golden Reign Resources Ltd. Completes Private Placement Offering January 2017
Posera Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement of Common Shares January 2017
Posera Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement of Common Shares January 2017
Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec closes a $1.0 billion Medium Term Note Offering January 2017
GreenSpace Brands Inc. Completes $8.5 Million Bought Deal Equity Offering January 2017
Rogue Signs Two Non-Binding Letters of Intent and Announces Private Placement January 2017
WorkJam completes $12M US Strategic Investment Round January 2017
Middlefield Group Completes Conversion of Global Healthcare Dividend Fund from Closed End Investment Fund to Open End Mutual Fund December 2016
Golden Minerals Announces At-the-Market Offering December 2016
Essential Energy Services Ltd. Completes Acquisition of Coil Tubing and Pumping Assets and Disposition of Service Rig Division December 2016
Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. Completes Private Placement December 2016
Tervita Corporation closes US$360 million senior bond offering December 2016
Fasken Martineau advised GDI Integrated Facility Services (TSX) in its $25 million financing by means of a bought deal public offering of convertible debentures and subsequent over-allotment option December 2016
A.M. Castle & Co. Announced New $112 Million Secured Term Credit Facilities December 2016
Canadian Investment Grade Preferred Share Fund (P2L) Completes $60M IPO December 2016
PSP Capital completes $1 Billion debt financing of fixed rate notes November 2016
June 2020 Corporate Bond Trust Completes $40M IPO November 2016
Gold Bullion Development Corp. Completes Private Placement October 2016
Auspice’s Canadian Natural Gas Index ETF (“GAS”) Launched on TSX - the Only ETF Tied to Canadian Natural Gas Globally October 2016
Middlefield Healthcare & Wellness Dividend Fund Completes Largest Closed-End Fund IPO in Canada in 2016 October 2016
Resource Capital Gold Corp. completes acquisition of Dufferin Gold Mine October 2016
Resource Capital Gold Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement in Two Tranches for Gross Proceeds of $5 Million October 2016
Concordia International Corp. completes US$350 million private placement offering of Senior Secured First Lien Notes October 2016
Colabor Group completes major recapitalization further to a strategic review process October 2016
Essential Energy Services Ltd. completes a short form prospectus offering of 16,019,883 common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of C$10,412,923.95 October 2016
GreenSpace Brands Inc. Completes $7 Million Bought Deal Prospectus Offering September 2016
AuRico Metals Inc. Closes Bought Deal Equity Financing and Concurrent Private Placement with Alamos Gold Inc. August 2016
PSP Capital completes $1.250 Billion debt financing of fixed rate notes August 2016
IAMGOLD closes US$230 million bought deal financing including full exercise of over-allotment option August 2016
EBRD subscribes for ordinary shares of Lydian International Limited August 2016
Resource Capital Gold Closes $3,000,000 Private Placement August 2016
Ka An Development Co. Limited Acquires 10.1% of Eastern Platinum Limited August 2016
Golden Star Resources completes approximate US$100 million concurrent equity offering and debt financing August 2016
Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by GMPSecurities L.P. and including Beacon Securities Limited in connection with a $23 million bought deal financing by H2O Innovations Inc., a leading water and wastewater treatment solutions provider. July 2016
Greenstone converts US$8.125 million convertible debenture and subscribes for approximately C$5.4 million of additional shares in Coro Mining Corp July 2016
Laurentian Bank of Canada completes $155 million bought deal financing to acquire the Canadian financing activities of CIT Group July 2016
Mustang Asset Management Inc. Completes Acquisition of Shares July 2016
Ka An Development Co. Limited’s Successful Proxy Battle for Eastern Platinum Limited July 2016
National Bank of Canada Establishes $3.5 Billion Medium Term Note Program July 2016
LINK Investment Management Inc. Completes Fintech Start-up July 2016
Telesystem Ltd completes secondary offering of Subordinate Voting Shares of Stingray Digital Group Inc. June 2016
Nordgold Offer for all of the Common Shares of Northquest June 2016
Chibougamau Independent Mines Inc. Completes Private Placement June 2016
Oceanus Resources Completes Bought Deal Offering June 2016
Represents GEM Capital in connection with its Capital Commitment Facilities financings of Canadian public companies
Atlantic Gold Completes Brokered and Non-Brokered Private Placements May 2016
Golden Star Resources completes US$ 15 million bought deal financing May 2016
Maple Leaf Short Duration 2016 Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $14.5 million IPO May 2016
Ka An Development Co. Limited Acquires 13.79% of Eastern Platinum Limited May 2016
TMX Group Limited Launches $500 Million Commercial Paper Program and Enters Into New Credit Facility May 2016
Auryn Resources Inc. Completes Bought Deal Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of $15 million May 2016
Golden Minerals Company completes US$4 million offering May 2016
DHX Media Closes C$65 million Bought Deal Offering May 2016
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Completes Private Placement of Units April 2016
Lark Investments Inc. acquires ownership and control of 17,000,000 common shares of Snipp Interactive Inc. (Snipp) pursuant to a private placement, representing approximately 13.77% of Snipp’s issued and outstanding common shares. April 2016
Iskander Energy Corporation Announces Acquisition by Horizon Petroleum Ltd. April 2016
XPND Capital announces closing of its second fund, XPNDCROISSANCE February 2016
IAMGOLD files final base shelf prospectus of up to US$1 billion April 2016
TransForce Inc. Completes Substantial Issuer Bid for $59.4 Million March 2016
Medgate receives large controlling strategic investment March 2016
Laurentian Bank of Canada completes $100 million offering of Rate Reset Preferred Shares March 2016
Intact Financial Corporation Completes C$250 Million Medium Term Note Offering March 2016
Teradici closes $10 million debt financing with Beedie Capital and Lyra Capital February 2016
Ur-Energy Inc. completes US$6.46 million bought deal financing February 2016
Osisko Gold Royalties completes $50 million financing with Ressources Québec February 2016
HNA Group acquires Swissport from PAI Partners and completes €1.5 billion debt financing February 2016
TransForce Inc. sells Waste Management Segment for $800 million February 2016
$15 million investment by The Jean Coutu Group in COLO-D Inc. January 2016
Hamilton Capital Partners Inc. launches Hamilton Capital Global Bank ETF January 2016
Videotron acquires Fibrenoire, a CDN$125 million transaction January 2016
Advising Publicis Groupe Holdings BV on numerous acquisitions December 2015
Advising Gibela Rail Transportation Proprietary Limited December 2015
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a Canadian publicly-listed specialty pharmaceutical company in connection with its reciprocal investment transaction in one of Israel’s leading independent specialty pharmaceutical companies.
Golden Star obtains additional $15 million of financing under stream agreement December 2015
NovaQuest launches “pharma” fund targeting $850 million December 2015
Jaymor Capital Canada Ltd. successfully completes financial restructuring December 2015
U.S. Banks Income & Growth Fund Completes IPO December 2015
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Completes US$80 Million Financing November 2015
Maple Leaf Short Duration 2015-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $16.7 million IPO November 2015
Titan Medical Inc. Completes Unit Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of $11,500,000 November 2015
Greenstone agrees to provide up to US$9 million to Coro Mining Corp to fund the acquisition of assets in Chile November 2015
Greenstone Resources signs documentation in respect of a subscription of US$8 million of shares and a 2% gross revenue royalty (US$4 million) from Excelsior Mining November 2015
Acquisition for LGC Group August 2015
Golden Minerals Company Completes US$5 Million Convertible Loan October 2015
Concordia Healthcare Corp. acquires Amdipharm Mercury Limited for US$3.3 billion October 2015
Catalyst raises over US$1.5 billion for fifth Canadian distressed fund October 2015
Investissement Québec acquired a $10 million interest and the Caisse invested $15 million in the XPNDCROISSANCE Fund October 2015
Arianne closes $18,750,000 expanded credit facility October 2015
Fondaction supports a Québec agri-food company October 2015
Yukon Zinc Corporation successfully completes restructuring and emerges from CCAA protection October 2015
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Investissement Québec, alongside existing investors, invests $80 million in Lightspeed to drive international growth September 2015
Theratechnologies announces $11 million financing August 2015
Investment Grade Managed Duration Income Fund completes its IPO – The first IPO by a closed end fund using the innovative UTF structure August 2015
D-BOX Technologies completes $5 million financing with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec August 2015
Therapure Receives C$20 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund July 2015
Perk.com Inc. Completes Qualifying Transaction and Concurrent $25 Million Financing July 2015
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited Closes Unit Offering of approximately C$7.2 Million July 2015
Advising the underwriters in connection with the C$80.6 million bought deal financing of Horizon North Logistics Inc. July 2015
Junex's closes the second portion of a private placement for proceeds of $10,000,000 July 2015
Alithya acquires Groupe Conseil OSI July 2015
Scierie Landrienne passes the torch June 2015
Minera IRL Announces up to US$240 Million Financing for Ollachea Project June 2015
Stingray Digital Group Inc. completes $140 million initial public offering and $21 million over-allotment option June 2015
Dorel Industries Inc. enters into US$400 million Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and Amended and Restated Note Purchase Agreement June 2015
Mira IV Acquisition Corp. Completes Qualifying Transaction with Profound Medical Inc. June 2015
Alimentation Couche-Tard completes a $700 million offering of senior unsecured notes to fund a major acquisition June 2015
Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd. subscribes for ordinary shares of EMED Mining Public Limited, agrees to capitalise its Bridge Loan outstandings and Convertible Loan Notes and agrees to enter into an Offtake Agreement May 2015
First Quantum plans C$1.44 Billion share offering May 2015
Dundee Sustainable Technologies Completes Financing With Investissement Québec May 2015
Golden Star Secures US$150 million Financing from Royal Gold May 2015
Orbite Technologies Inc. announces $15-million financing May 2015
Medwell Capital Corp. and GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. announce arrangement and concurrent public offering May 2015
BMTC Group Inc. announces completion of the reorganization for the collapse of its dual-class share structure May 2015
Rare Element Resources Closes US$3.4 Million Offering April 2015
Symbility Solutions Announces Closing of C$5.1 Million Bought Deal Equity Financing April 2015
Concordia Healthcare Corp. acquires Covis Pharma Commercial Assets for US$1.2 Billion April 2015
Avigilon Announces New US$200 (CDN$250) Million Syndicated Credit Facility April 2015
Focus Graphite closes first tranche of offering March 2015
Currency Exchange International, Corp. closes $14.4 million bought deal private placement financing March 2015
Caisse centrale Desjardins closes a $1.5 billion Medium Term Note Offering March 2015
National Bank of Canada and Fiera Capital Announce Secondary Offering of Class A Shares of Fiera Capital February 2015
Primero Mining Corp. completes US$75 million bought-deal offering of convertible debentures February 2015
Lumenpulse acquires all of the shares of Ariane Controls Inc. February 2015
Focus Graphite launches project financing phase of Lac Knife with a $6.5M private placement January 2015
Unsecured Bridging Finance Facility and Extension of Maturity Date of Loan Notes December 2014
Fasken Martineau advised KDC in its acquisition of ChemAid Laboratories Inc. December 2014
Tsebo Outsourcing Group International completes US$21 million acquisition of 75% of Allterrain Services Inc. December 2014
$470 million Investment in Agropur’s capital December 2014
GoGold Completes C$20 Million Bought Deal Financing December 2014
Intertape Polymer Group Inc. enters into US$300 million revolving credit facility November 2014
Equity financing of $7 million November 2014
PSP Capital completes $500 Million debt financing of fixed rate notes November 2014
Kazax Minerals Inc. amends loan agreements valued at US$20 million and closes private placement of convertible debentures and warrants October 2014
Euromax signs US$175 million Gold Purchase and Sale Agreement with Royal Gold October 2014
Dorel Industries completes US$120 million bought-deal offering of convertible debentures October 2014
Matamec closes a $1 million private placement with a subsidiary of Investissement Québec October 2014
Excelsior Mining Corp. closes C$10 million equity financing and strategic partnership October 2014
Coupgon Inc. closes brokered private placement offering September 2014
Imperial Metals completes $115 million non-brokered private placement of convertible debentures September 2014
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited closes C$10.1 million short form prospectus offering August 2014
Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd subscribes for ordinary shares of EMED Mining Public Limited August 2014
TD Bank completes $500 million Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Series 3 Share Issue July 2014
Oando Energy Resources completes US$1.5 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ Nigerian upstream oil and gas business July 2014
Quest Rare Minerals completes $3 million prospectus offering July 2014
Kazax Minerals Inc. closes C$3.2 million financing through private placement July 2014
Oando Energy Resources completes US$5 million acquisition of Medal Oil July 2014
Input Capital Corp. completes an offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of $40,250,000 July 2014
North River completes US$12 million equity placing July 2014
Caisse centrale Desjardins completes a $700 million offering June 2014
National Bank of Canada Establishes $3.5 Billion Medium Term Note Program June 2014
Admission of Just Energy Group Inc.’s US$150 million bonds to the Official List and to trading on the Professional Securities Market June 2014
X-Terra Resources Corporation completes a reverse take-over and a “spin-out” June 2014
Lumenpulse acquires Projection Lighting Limited for C$30.4 million June 2014
TMX Group Limited Launches $400 Million Commercial Paper Program and Enters Into New Credit Facility May 2014
Concordia Healthcare Announces Successful Completion of Donnatal Acquisition May 2014
Horizons Launches Horizons Cdn Select Universe Bond ETF May 2014
theScore closes $17.25 million financing May 2014
Orbite Aluminae completes a 10M$ equity investment with the Government of Quebec May 2014
Pacific Road Capital and Resource Capital invest US$100 million in Firestone Diamonds May 2014
Kazax Minerals Inc. closes C$2.5m financing through private placement April 2014
Callidus Completes $252 Million IPO April 2014
EBRD completes C$3 million equity investment in TSX-listed mining company April 2014
Lumenpulse completes initial public offering April 2014
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited closes £2.4 million placing and is admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market April 2014
Laurentian Bank of Canada completes a C$125 million preferred share bought deal offering April 2014
Cayden closes C$9 million bought deal financing April 2014
Reservoir Minerals closes $23 million non-brokered private placement financing March 2014
Imperial Metals completes US $325 million note offering March 2014
Cardiome closes C$30 million primary and secondary common share offering March 2014
Concordia Healthcare Corp. Closes $67.6 Million Bought Deal Public Offering March 2014
Rogers Communications Inc. announced concurrent separate Canadian and U.S. public offerings in the aggregate amount of $2 billion March 2014
First Quantum Minerals Announces Completion of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation February 2014
TransGaming closes fully subscribed short form prospectus offering February 2014
West Edmonton Mall Property Inc. completes $600 million defeasance of its 5.66% first mortgage bonds February 2014
West Edmonton Mall completes $900 million first mortgage bond financing February 2014
First Quantum Minerals Completes Consent Solicitation February 2014
Oando Energy Resources completes private placement and converts amounts owing under a US$1.2 billion convertible loan from Oando plc February 2014
Slyce completes private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of $5.1 million January 2014
Total investment of $20M by three Quebec institutional funds to help finance the Mines Virginia Inc. Coulon project February 2014
BRP announces closing of secondary offering of its subordinate voting shares January 2014
Just Energy closes US $150 million bond offering January 2014
Hudbay Minerals completes sale of its 51% interest in the Back Forty Project January 2014
Maurel & Prom acquires shares of Caroil SAS and drilling rigs in Africa from Tuscany International Drilling January 2014
Aimia closes $150 million offering of cumulative rate reset preferred shares January 2014
IAMGOLD files final base shelf prospectus of up to US$1 billion January 2014
Energizer Resources Inc. closes C$7.3 million financing through its private placement January 2014
The $5 billion financing of the Muskrat Falls Project reaches financial close as the single largest infrastructure financing in Canadian history December 2013
Arianne Phosphate Announces the Closing of a $3.2 million Private Placement December 2013
Loyalist closes $5.25 million bought deal private placement December 2013
PHM closes $5.75 million private placement December 2013
AMED places shares in Baobab Resources PLC December 2013
Solium Capital closes $23 million bought deal financing, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option November 2013
BlackBerry Ltd. closes US $1 billion convertible debenture financing November 2013
Caisse centrale Desjardins completes a $1.25 billion offering November 2013
Discovery 2013 Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $25 million IPO October 2013
Medium Term Notes Offering by Caisse centrale Desjardins October 2013
Input Capital completes an aggregate $41,002,779.20 public offering and private placement, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option in respect of the public offering and option in respect of the private placement October 2013
TMX Group Limited raises $1 billion via private placement of debentures and renegotiates its credit facilities September 2013
Qwest 2013 Oil & Gas Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $11.4 million IPO September 2013
Rogers Communications Inc. Announces US$1.5 Billion Offering of Debt Securities September 2013
Rights Offering – Galaxy Resources Inc. September 2013
Fiera Capital announces closing of $105 million private placement subscription receipt financing September 2013
BLF REIT files for a Preliminary Prospectus for its Initial Public Offering and Concurrent Private Placement Equity Offering September 2013
Global Dividend Growers Income Fund completes $23.1 million follow-on offering September 2013
Middlefield Group completes merger of MBN Corporation and Uranium Focused Energy Fund August 2013
Minera IRL signs definitive agreement for US $80 million financing of the Don Nicolas Gold Project August 2013
Aston Hill Financial completes acquisition of Connor, Clark & Lunn Capital Markets August 2013
MINT Income Fund closes $65 Million exchange and cash offering August 2013
Aston Hill Financial completes bought deal offering for proceeds of $21 million August 2013
Rare Element files base shelf prospectus July 2013
AuRico Gold Inc. Completes a Private Placement of Units of Highvista Gold Inc. and Enters into an Option and Joint Venture Agreement June 2013
Retrocom Mid-Market REIT closes $86 million bought deal and $15 million private placement June 2013
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund completes $283.35 million IPO May 2013
Fluormin plc acquired for £14.3 million May 2013
Oryx Petroleum Completes $250.5 Million Initial Public Offering May 2013
Ucore Rare Metals Completes a $5 Million Equity Offering May 2013
Orion Mine Finance completes $15 million net smelter return royalty financing with Royal Nickel Corporation May 2013
Oando Energy Resources closes Qua Ibo acquisition April 2013
Nemaska Lithium Inc. closes prospectus supplement offering April 2013
AXMIN Inc. closes first tranche of private placement for $2.47 million April 2013
Private Global Real Estate Limited Partnership closes $7.46 million offering of Class B Units and Class D Units March 2013
Capital BLF Inc. closed a private placement for $23.5 million March 2013
CMP 2013 Resource Limited Partnership closes $65.7 million IPO February 2013
Fasken Martineau advises FTSE Group on the creation of the FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets February 2013
Orion Mine Finance advances US$11 million tranche of a US$20 million gross revenue royalty financing with Western Lithium USA Corporation February 2013
Palliser Oil & Gas Corporation raises $3.15 million in public bought deal offering January 2013
Focus Graphite Announces the Closing of a $3 million Private Placement January 2013
MINT Income Fund closes rights offering January 2013
Sacre-Coeur Minerals completes USD $6.148 million Gold Participating Bond Offering January 2013
Advanced Oncotherapy completes sale of The Healthcare Property Company January 2013
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation raises $60.4 million in public offering January 2013
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec invests an additional $400 million in MEG Energy December 2012
Camkids closes £6.4 million placing and is admitted to AIM December 2012
Private Global Real Estate Limited Partnership closes $4.5 million offering of Class D Units December 2012
Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation raises $1.7 million through private placement December 2012
Alexandria Minerals Corporation raises $1.58 million in second tranche of private placement December 2012
Eldorado Gold closes USD $600 million senior notes offering December 2012
Stella-Jones completes $80 million private placement November 2012
MF2 Investment Company 1 LP completes $18.3 million equity and royalty financing in Oracle Mining Corp. and enters offtake agreement November 2012
Middlefield Can-Global REIT Income Fund completes $75 million IPO November 2012
Virginia Mines Inc. raises approximately $2.5 million through private placement of 142,857 flow-through common shares November 2012
Alexandria Minerals Corporation raises $1,634,000 through private placement November 2012
Timbercreek completes initial public offering of 2,244,350 class A units October 2012
Laurentian Bank of Canada completes a $100 million preferred share bought deal offering October 2012
Caisse centrale Desjardins issues $800 million in fixed-rate medium term notes on the Canadian market October 2012
Laurentian Bank of Canada completes a $200 million MTN public offering October 2012
Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation raises $3.34 million through private placement September 2012
Maple Group acquires TMX Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities and Alpha Trading Systems September 2012
Avigilon closes C$23 million bought-deal financing September 2012
Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. completes further investment in EMED Mining August 2012
Welichem sells intellectual property rights for up to $230 million to GlaxoSmithKline July 2012
Minera IRL files final base shelf prospectus with Canadian Securities Regulatory Authorities July 2012
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation raises $153.8 million in public offering and private placement July 2012
GeneNews completes rights offering June 2012
EastCoal Inc. closes C$17 million Private Placement May 2012
Aimia completes the offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 5.60% Senior Secured Notes Series 4 due 2019 May 2012
Great Basin Gold closes public offering of units for gross proceeds of $57.5 million April 2012
Verde Potash completes C$28.75 million financing March 2012
Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd invests in EMED Mining Public Limited March 2012
Merc International Minerals Inc. completes private placement offering for $12 million March 2012
Glencore to acquire Viterra in $6.1 billion deal March 2012
Titan Medical Inc. completes public offering of $3 million March 2012
Pretivm raises $80 million through share offering March 2012
Retrocom Mid-Market REIT completes $28,980,000 Equity Offering March 2012
Longreach Oil and Gas Limited closes short-form prospectus offering $10 million March 2012
Minera IRL closes $33.1 million offering March 2012
Banro closes US$175 million debt financing March 2012
PSP Capital Issues $1.25 billion of Notes February 2012
Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation completes $115 million IPO January 2012
La Caisse centrale Desjardins du Québec establishes €7 billion of global medium-term notes program January 2012
Privatization of Distinction Group Inc. January 2012
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a Canadian publicly-listed specialist, pharmaceutical company, in connection with a $40.25-million bought deal financing.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a leading Canadian sugar refiner in its conversion from an income fund to a corporate structure by way of plan of arrangement.
A. M. Castle completes $165 million purchase of Tube Supply December 2011
Capital Desjardins issues $500 million Series J Senior Notes December 2011
Innovative Composites International Inc. closes financing December 2011
Sinclair IS Pharma acquires Advanced Biotechnologies December 2011
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund closes $15 million public offering December 2011
Mira II Acquisition amalgamates with Element Financial December 2011
Uranium One sets precedent with US$463.5 million bond offering December 2011
ACTIVEnergy Income Fund closes rights offering raising $37 million December 2011
AIM listed Fluormin Plc acquires the share capital of JSE listed Sallies Limited
AIM listed Fluormin plc acquires the share capital of JSE listed Sallies Limited December 2011
Discovery 2011 Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $50 million IPO November 2011
Azure Dynamics completes $6.05 million public offering November 2011
Mega Precious Metals Inc. closes private placement financing November 2011
Avigilon Corporation IPO November 2011
Gentor announces TSX Venture Exchange Listing and completion of financings for $3.39 million November 2011
Teliti International Ltd admission to AIM November 2011
AuRico Gold acquires Northgate Minerals for $1.5 billion, creating new leading intermediate gold producer October 2011
IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. closes $3.45 million bought deal financing October 2011
Tiger Resource Finance plc share buy back October 2011
Capital Desjardins establishes US $3 billion of medium-term notes program October 2011
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation closes $101 million offering of Class A Shares September 2011
NSGold Corporation completes $4.4 million private placement with Sprott Asset Management August 2011
Fluormin plc disposes of its Tunisian assets and admits to trading on AIM August 2011
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund completes private placement for approximately $12 million July 2011
ENERGY INDEXPLUS Dividend Fund closes $65 million IPO July 2011
IAMGOLD files final base shelf prospectus for renewal of existing facility July 2011
IBC closes $8.05 million offering including full exercise of over-allotment option June 2011
Manulife Strategic Income Opportunities Fund raises $103 million in its IPO June 2011
Sinclair Pharma Plc completes its acquisition of IS Pharma plc and moves to AIM May 2011
NexJ Systems completes $43.6 million initial public offering May 2011
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust closes $59.9 million bought deal May 2011
Inergia Petroleum Limited raises equity finance May 2011
Creststreet completes final closing of 2011 resource focused flow-through fund offering April 2011
REIT INDEXPLUS Income Fund closes $179 million IPO April 2011
MCAN Mortgage Corporation completes public offering of common shares April 2011
5N Plus completes $125 million equity financing April 2011
SacOil commences trading on AIM April 2011
Pretium Resources closes $115 million secondary offering April 2011
Gammon Gold acquires Capital Gold in US$420 million deal April 2011
Yellowhead Mining closes $20 million bought deal private placement April 2011
Northern Financial closes first tranche of public offering and retires debt March 2011
Pacific Coal completes $202 million private placement prior to reverse takeover of Vega Resources March 2011
Adanac Molybdenum implements plan of arrangement and emerges from creditor protection February 2011
Banro closes $57 million special warrant offering February 2011
Pelangio Exploration closes private placement February 2011
Great Basin Gold closes $86 million bought deal offering of common shares February 2011
GLG Life Tech closes $58.2 million bought deal February 2011
Theratechnologies files preliminary prospectus for US IPO and further Canadian issuance February 2011
Armistice Resources closes $3 million bridge loan and first tranche of $15 million senior secured gold stream debt facility with Waterton Global Value February 2011
INDEXPLUS Dividend Fund completes $127 million IPO February 2011
PAI and Swissport close CHF 350 million and US$425 million high yield bond offering February 2011
HudBay Minerals invests in VMS Ventures February 2011
Azure Dynamics closes $20 million bought deal financing February 2011
RONA announces $150 million preferred shares public offering February 2011
CHIP Mortgage Trust closes $175 million sale of senior medium term notes February 2011
Asia Bio-Chem Group closes $10 million equity financing February 2011
Loncor closes $20 million private placement financing February 2011
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation closes $49 million offering of Class A Shares January 2011
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust closes $34.5 million bought deal January 2011
Caisse centrale Desjardins enters into €7 billion global medium term note program January 2011
Amazon Mining closes UK and Canadian private placements for proceeds of $14.5 million January 2011
Paget Minerals closes $3.4 million private placement January 2011
Horizons AlphaPro Fiera Tactical Bond Fund converts into ETF December 2010
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for the initial purchasers of US$605 million of senior secured notes issued in connection with the financing of a major canned foods producer by a private equity acquirer.
Sheltered Oak closes private placements December 2010
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a publicly-listed sugar refiner in its $50-million public offering of principal amount of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a syndicate of underwriters in connection with a secondary offering of $163 million worth of shares of a national Canadian airline by its parent company.
Pretium Resources closes $265 million IPO and acquisition of Snowfield and Brucejack Project located in British Columbia from Silver Standard Resources December 2010
Assiniboia Farmland Limited Partnership closes $10.3 million financing December 2010
Golden Hope Mines closes private placement financing December 2010
Horizons launches Canada's first Volatility Tracking ETFs December 2010
Uranium One enters into option agreement to acquire Mantra Resources from ARMZ, valuing Mantra at A$1.2 billion December 2010
Manicouagan Minerals closes flow-through private placement with MineralFields December 2010
Horizons launches Canada's first Floating Rate Bond ETF December 2010
Starfield Resources closes over-subscribed $5.1 million private placement December 2010
Ucore Rare Metals completes private placement December 2010
Enablence Technologies completes $21.2 million public offering December 2010
Underwriters purchase US$250 million of Detour Gold's US$500 million unsecured convertible note private placement December 2010
PSP Capital issues $700 million of medium term notes December 2010
Hunt Mining closes short form prospectus financing November 2010
Morguard closes second core industrial fund in Canada November 2010
Creststreet completes final closing of 2010 Flow-Through Limited Partnership November 2010
Discovery 2010 Flow-Through Limited Partnership completes $50 million IPO November 2010
AXMIN closes non-brokered private placement November 2010
Innovative Composites closes financing November 2010
Capital Desjardins completes $700 million offering of Series H Senior Notes November 2010
Adriana Resources closes $10 million private placement November 2010
Frontier Rare Earths closes $60 million initial public offering November 2010
GeneNews closes concurrent private placement offerings November 2010
First Nickel completes $28.7 million equity offering and US$3.2 million debt for equity exchange November 2010
Yellowhead Mining completes amalgamation with Four Points Capital November 2010
Minera IRL closes $37.5 million offering November 2010
Zincore Metals closes $12 million private placement November 2010
Valener completes public offering and concurrent share trade with SNC-Lavalin with an aggregate value of $101 million November 2010
Laurentian Bank of Canada closes $250 million Medium Term Note offering November 2010
TD Bank issues $1 billion of medium term notes November 2010
GMV Minerals closes bought deal private placement October 2010
Exeter Resource Corporation closes $50 million bought deal financing October 2010
Aura Silver closes private placement financing October 2010
Golden Minerals closes public offering and private placement raising net proceeds of US$103 million October 2010
China Health Labs & Diagnostics closes qualifying transaction and equity financing October 2010
Canam Group completes $69 million public offering of convertible debentures October 2010
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust closes $21.4 million bought deal October 2010
OceanaGold closes equity raising October 2010
Retrocom Mid-Market REIT completes $23 million equity offering October 2010
First Quantum Minerals to acquire Antares Minerals in cash and share transaction valued at $460 million October 2010
Affiliates of Novacap and the Fonds de solidarité amalgamate with IPL October 2010
Synchronica plc acquires iseemedia Inc. and fund-raising October 2010
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation closes $49 million offering of Class A Shares October 2010
Sinclair Pharma Plc completes share issue raising gross proceeds of £19 million October 2010
Caisse centrale Desjardins issues $600 million of medium term deposit notes October 2010
Sheltered Oak Resources completes private placement September 2010
Valener completes $75 million syndicated financing September 2010
Peninsula Resources completes plan of arrangement with Zodiac Exploration September 2010
Longreach Oil and Gas closes qualifying transaction and concurrent private placement September 2010
Laurentian Bank of Canada implements $600 million Medium Term Note program September 2010
Samuel Manu-Tech completes going private transaction September 2010
Magna completes $1.1 billion plan of arrangement to eliminate dual-class share structure August 2010
Darnley Bay Resources closes private placement financing August 2010
MacDonald Mines Exploration closes flow-through private placement August 2010
Advised Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited in relation to its participation notes programme as it relates to the performance of underlying shares of Nigerian companies which are listed on the Lagos Stock Exchange. August 2010
Cedar Fair, Magnum Management and Canada's Wonderland enter into US$1.45 billion senior secured credit facility July 2010
Horizons launches Canada's first Actively Managed Balanced ETF July 2010
Eldorado Gold and Brazauro Resources complete plan of arrangement July 2010
Detour Gold completes $282 million bought deal financing July 2010
Horizons launches Canada's first Actively Managed Corporate Bond ETF July 2010
Horizons launches S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight Index ETF July 2010
Yellow Media completes $200 million offering of 6.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures July 2010
LNG Energy closes $20 million private placement financing June 2010
Merit Mining closes $15.5 million private placement June 2010
Horizons launches North America's first leveraged Copper ETFs June 2010
TD Bank completes $250 million common share offering June 2010
Starfield Resources closes $2.4 million private placement offering June 2010
China Sci-Tech Holdings, a public company listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, completes $244 million acquisition of Chariot Resources June 2010
Caisse centrale Desjardins issues $500 million of medium term deposit notes June 2010
Golden Hope Mines closes oversubscribed non-brokered private placement May 2010
Anthem Ventures Capital Corp. completes acquisition of West Kirkland Mining and concurrent private placement financing May 2010
Banro closes $137.5 million financing May 2010
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust closes $20.3 million bought deal May 2010
Kea Petroleum raises £7 million through a placing of new ordinary shares and warrants May 2010
National Bank of Canada establishes $3.5 billion medium term note program May 2010
Platmin completes US$385 million equity and debenture offering May 2010
Bennett Environmental completes $25 million bought deal offering May 2010
Capital Desjardins completes $900 million offering of Series G Senior Notes May 2010
Golden Hope Mines acquires royalty interest from Gold Belt Mining April 2010
North American Palladium completes $100 million cross-border unit offering April 2010
Northern Financial closes private placement financing April 2010
Minera IRL begins trading on Toronto Stock Exchange April 2010
Colabor completes $50 million bought deal offering of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures April 2010
COMPASS Income Fund closes $53 million rights offering April 2010
Romarco Minerals completes $120 million financing April 2010
Caisse centrale Desjardins renews up to $5 billion medium term note program April 2010
Dynasty Metals & Mining completes $15 million equity financing April 2010
Innergex Power Income Fund and Innergex Renewable Energy strategically combine into a single entity March 2010
Wilderness Safaris Holdings Limited – Dual listing in RSA and Botswana March 2010
Protox completes $5.1 million private placement March 2010
Uranium One completes $260 million debenture financing March 2010
Augusta Resource closes $32.5 million share offering March 2010
OceanaGold closes subscription receipt offering and private placement raising $86.3 million March 2010
Industrial Alliance closes common share and preferred share offerings for proceeds of $200 million February 2010
MINT Income Fund closes $134 million exchange and cash offering February 2010
Timbercreek closes $28.75 million offering of Class A Shares February 2010
Cossette Communications completes refinancing February 2010
ISE Limited completes IPO February 2010
Labopharm closes US$21 million cross-border public offering of units February 2010
Loncor Resources closes $10.2 million equity financing February 2010
Amica Mature Lifestyles completes $15 million common share offering February 2010
Kea Petroleum comes to AIM and raises £6 million February 2010
Oxford Nutrascience completes Placing of new ordinary shares; entire issued share capital admitted to trading on AIM February 2010
Horizons launches three new actively managed ETFs February 2010
Horizons AlphaPro S&P/TSX 60 130/30(TM) ETF launched - The first of its kind in Canada February 2010
Enablence Technologies completes $29 million public offering February 2010
Groupe Aeroplan closes $200 million senior note offering January 2010
Moydow Mines and Franco-Nevada complete plan of arrangement January 2010
Groupe Aeroplan closes $167.1 million offering of cumulative rate reset preferred shares January 2010
EnWave closes private placement January 2010
Uruguay Mineral Exploration and Fortune Valley Resources complete plan of arrangement January 2010
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a syndicate of underwriters in connection with the issuance of $200 million of bonds by a Montreal-based university.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a syndicate of underwriters in connection with the $156-million bought deal secondary offering of shares of a Canadian national airline by its parent company.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a publicly-listed Canadian pharmaceutical company in connection with its initial public offering in Canada, listing on NASDAQ and subsequent financings.
Darnley Bay Resources closes $5 million private placement financing December 2009
Abacus Mining & Exploration closes equity offering December 2009
Azure Dynamics closes $30 million common share offering December 2009
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund closes $52.4 million IPO December 2009
Petra Diamonds placing raises US$120 million January 2010
BSG Capital Markets purchases 30,000,000 units of Gabriel Resources December 2009
Golden Star Resources completes US$75 million common share offering December 2009
YPG Holdings takes up $213.4 million of debentures as part of substantial issuer bid December 2009
Eldorado Gold closes acquisition of Sino Gold, creating $7.7 billion market cap company December 2009
Migao Corporation completes $40.3 million bought deal financing December 2009
Horizons AlphaPro Income Plus Fund closes $29.5 million IPO December 2009
YA Global Master SPV Limited completes a Standby Equity Distribution Agreement (SEDA) with Shanta Gold Limited December 2009
Creststreet 2009 Limited Partnership completes flow-through fund offering November 2009
Medicago completes $11.6 million bought deal financing of subscription receipts November 2009
Tandem Expansion Fund I completes $300 million initial offering of units November 2009
Exeter Resource closes $57.5 million equity financing November 2009
GLG Life Tech Corporation completes US$27.5 million equity offering November 2009
YPG Holdings completes $300 million Medium Term Note offering November 2009
Great Basin Gold closes $126.5 million bought deal public offering of convertible debentures November 2009
Discovery 2009 Flow-Through Limited Partnership closes IPO of Units November 2009
Horizons AlphaPro Seasonal Rotation ETF launched November 2009
Horizons AlphaPro Gartman Fund completes conversion into ETF November 2009
Purepoint Uranium completes flow-through financing November 2009
Dynasty Metals & Mining completes $6 million private placement November 2009
Armistice Resources completes private placement financing October 2009
Uranium Focused Energy Fund raises $25.4 million in rights offering October 2009
CHIP Mortgage Trust closes $150 million sale of floating rate medium term notes October 2009
Gammon Gold completes $115 million bought deal offering October 2009
BioSyntech closes rights offering October 2009
Industrial Alliance closes $100 million preferred share offering October 2009
Pelangio Exploration closes bought deal private placement October 2009
Firebird Global Master Income Fund completes takeover bid of Sallies Limited and increases interest to 74% October 2009
LAB Research closes $14.2 million rights offering September 2009
Sheltered Oak Resources completes non-brokered private placement September 2009
Dundee Corporation completes $130 million preference share financing September 2009
Alliance Grain Traders Income Fund completes $104 million transformational acquisition and conversion from income trust to corporation
Equitable Group issues $50 million of non-cumulative 5-year rate reset preferred shares September 2009
Augusta Resource closes $29 million bought deal financing August 2009
Alliance Grain Traders Income Fund completes public offering
Northland Power Income Fund merges with Northland Power Inc. July 2009
Synairgen raises £6.4 million in share placing June 2009
European Nickel raises £4.3 million in placing of new ordinary shares April 2009
Teal completes plan of arrangement with ARM and Vale March 2009
Bioxel Pharma completes the sale of its assets March 2009
Great Basin Gold completes $149.5 million equity financing March 2009
Obtala Resources Plc raises £3.5 million through placing and admission to AIM April 2008
BRC Diamond completes combination with Diamond Core and starts trading on the TSX and JSE February 2008
Medgenics Inc admitted to AIM December 2007
Sorbic International (formerly Ninety) PLC in £3 million placing and Admission to AIM October 2007
Mwana Africa announces completion of takeover bid for SouthernEra Diamonds September 2007
Pan African Resources is re-admitted to AIM following its acquisition of Barberton Mines July 2007
Mineral Securities completes its combination with LSE-listed Scarborough Resources July 2007
Great Basin Gold completes C$149.5 million financing April 2007
Minera IRL lists on AIM April 2007
European Nickel signs offtake contract with BHP Billiton February 2007
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a pension fund in connection with the financing of the acquisition of a cold storage income fund by a European cold storage operator for $1.2 billion.
First Uranium completes C$203 million initial public offering December 2006
UraMin Inc raises £36 million in second placing on AIM December 2006
Horizon Total Return Fund raises $38 million in IPO October 2006
Kanyon in £3 million placing and admission to AIM October 2006
Mariana Resources admitted to AIM May 2006
TSX-V listed Galantas Gold Corporation trades on AIM March 2006
Eastern Platinum completes $150 million private placement March 2006
TEAL Exploration & Mining completes $42.5 million initial public offering November 2005
Humberts Group admitted to AIM and subsequent fundraisings raising £26 million December 2003
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a Canadian real estate investment trust in connection with its initial public offering and subsequent financings.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for Canada’s leading communications company in connection with a $3 billion medium term note program.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for a medical technology company in connection with its initial public offering (the largest life science IPO in Canada at the time) and subsequent equity financings.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil Kravitz acted for the initial purchasers and valuators in connection with unsecured note and equity financings of a national Canadian airline in excess of $1.5 billion.
Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Neil acted for one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts in connection with its initial public offering and subsequent equity and debt financings.
Acts for investors and funds as well as issuers in connection with shareholder activism and related mandates including appearing before the Bureau de Révision du Québec.
Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. Completes “Bought Deal” Private Placement with Savaria Corporation April 2014
Major Korean industrial conglomerate engages in a significant alternative energy joint venture project
Integra Group completes its US$768 million initial public offering and listing on the London Stock Exchange
Calmena Energy Services Inc. receivership proceedings
Eurasia Drilling Company completes its US$720 million primary and secondary public offering and listing on the London Stock Exchange
Negotiating multi-jurisdictional corporate finance transactions, initial public offerings on North American Stock Exchanges and the AIM exchange in London
Represented a financial institution
Advising on a CNG export project

Publications

Toronto Stock Exchange Issues Staff Notice on U.S. Marijuana Companies
Timely Disclosure
October 18, 2017
CSA Prohibits Sale of Binary Options
Timely Disclosure
October 16, 2017
Kik Interactive Excludes Canadians from Kin Token Sale
Timely Disclosure
September 13, 2017
Canadian Securities Administrators Issue Guidance Regarding Cryptocurrency Offerings
Timely Disclosure
August 30, 2017
The CSA’s Continuous Disclosure Review Program
August 22, 2017
At-The-Market Offerings In The Canadian Capital Markets: Flexibility At A Lower Cost
Timely Disclosure
August 15, 2017
ETF Facts – Upcoming Transition Date
Timely Disclosure
August 11, 2017
Sale of ETFs – Proficiency Standards Approved
Timely Disclosure
August 10, 2017
SEC Warns That Initial Coin Offerings Could Be Subject to U.S. Securities Laws
August 2017
Canada's Move to a T-2 Settlement Cycle
Timely Disclosure
August 4, 2017
Public Company Directors Take Note: Canadian Securities Regulators weigh in on Material Conflict of Interest Transactions
Timely Disclosure
July 27, 2017
Update on Use of the Rights Offering Exemption
Timely Disclosure
July 27, 2017
SEC Concludes that Slock.It’s DAO Digital Currency Tokens are Securities
Timely Disclosure
July 25, 2017
Securities Regulators to IIROC: Get Tougher!
Timely Disclosure
July 21, 2017
A Review of CSA Consultation Paper 52-403: Auditor Oversight Issues in Foreign Jurisdictions
Timely Disclosure
July 14, 2017
New Themes and Direction Resulting from CSA Consultation Paper 33-404
Timely Disclosure
July 12, 2017
CSA Proposed Amendments: Foreshadowing Future Changes to the Securities Resale Regime?
Timely Disclosure
July 11, 2017
Canadian Securities Administrators Publish 2016 Enforcement Report
Timely Disclosure
July 4, 2017
The SCC Confirms No Right to a Jury Trial for Securities Law Offences
Timely Disclosure
May 29, 2017
Website Disclosure by TSX Issuers – Revised Proposal
Timely Disclosure
May 5, 2017
A Radical Shift to Say-On-Pay under OBCA’s Bill 101
Timely Disclosure
May 3, 2017
Government Access to Information - Part 3
Timely Disclosure
April 26, 2017
Amendments to Canadian Trading Rules Respond to High-Frequency Trading
Timely Disclosure
April 25, 2017
Canadian Securities Administrators Seek to Reduce Regulatory Red Tape for Reporting Issuers and Commence Public Consultation Process
Timely Disclosure
April 18, 2017
IIROC Proposes Additional Changes to the Dealer Member Plain Language Rule Book
Published on TIMELY disclosure blog.
April 6, 2017
OSC Highlights Potential Securities Law Requirements for Businesses Using Distributed Ledger Technologies such as Blockchain
Timely Disclosure
March 22, 2017
Majority Voting: Latest Developments in Canada
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
March 22, 2017
Corporate Disclosure by Reporting Issuers on Social Media
Published on TIMELY disclosure blog.
March 20, 2017
The CSA Move Forward on Consultations Regarding the Discontinuation of Embedded Commissions
Published on TIMELY disclosure blog.
March 6, 2017
Cross-Border Bond Offerings – Implications of a “distribution to the public” under the Canada Business Corporations Act
Timely Disclosure
February 22, 2017
CSA Provide Update on Enhanced Segregation and Portability Initiatives for Clearing Agencies Serving the Domestic Futures Markets
Timely Disclosure
February 20, 2017
Statutory Compliance, and the Continued Relevance of the Oppression Remedy, in the Wake of Mennillo v. Intramodal inc.
Timely Disclosure
February 16, 2017
The Canadian Say on “Say on Pay”
Timely Disclosure
February 14, 2017
Cybersecurity Risk Disclosure and Reporting Issuers
Published on TIMELY disclosure blog.
February 10, 2017
Mutual Fund Risk Classification Methodology Amendments to come into force March 8, 2017
Timely Disclosure
February 8, 2017
CSA Provides Results of Survey Reviewing Types of Representative Incentives
Timely Disclosure
January 26, 2017
CSA Provides Results of Survey Reviewing Types of Representative Incentives
Timely Disclosure
January 26, 2017
FINRA Releases Report on Implications of Blockchain for the Securities Industry
Timely Disclosure
January 26, 2017
Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update
January 25, 2017
ASC Provides Disclosure Guidance for 2017
Timely Disclosure 
January 23, 2017
Women on boards: Alberta adopts new disclosure requirements
Timely Disclosure
December 23, 2016
Update on TSX Pricing Guidance – Prospectus Offerings, Private Placements & Concurrent Acquisitions
Timely Disclosure
December 6, 2016
Directors' Handbook: Shareholder Activism
November 30, 2016
The Rise of Advance Notice Provisions in Canadian Corporate Bylaws
Timely Disclosure
November 25, 2016
Canadianization of American Agreements
Timely Disclosure
November 17, 2016
Update on TSX-V Policy 5.8 – Issuer Names, Issuer Name Changes, Share Consolidations and Splits
Timely Disclosure
November 10, 2016
New Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption in Alberta
Timely Disclosure
November 1, 2016
OSC Unveils LaunchPad to Support Fintech Businesses
Timely Disclosure
October 24, 2016
Alberta Securities Commission to Introduce Participation Fee Model for Reporting Issuers
Timely Disclosure
October 4, 2016
Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemptions for B.C. Issuers
Timely Disclosure
September 7, 2016
The AMF Decides Not to Offer Financial Compensation to Whistleblowers
Published in TIMELY disclosure
July 26, 2016
Market Intelligence? The Limits of Market Custom and Why Market Practice May not be Best Practice
Timely Disclosure
July 21, 2016
CSA Propose to Significantly Increase Obligations of Registrants in Canada
Timely Disclosure Blog
July 11, 2016
Proposed Amendments to TSX Company Manual
Timely Disclosure
June 14, 2016
Canadian Securities Administrators Implement Harmonized Report of Exempt Distribution
Timely Disclosure
April 7, 2016
Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2016 Update
March 3, 2016
OSC Issues Recommendations on Insider Reporting
Timely Disclosure
February 19, 2016
Righting a Wrong: Canadian Regulators Improve the Rights Offering Regime
Timely Disclosure
February 16, 2016
New Investment Dealer Prospectus Exemption Suitable for Retail Investors
Timely Disclosure
February 10, 2016
Ontario Securities Commission Proposes Whistleblower Program
Timely Disclosure
December 16, 2015
Proposed Amendments to Derivatives Data Reporting
Timely Disclosure
December 14, 2015
JSE listed miners turn to the equity markets
Mining Bulletin
December 8, 2015
Higher Taxes for Senior Executives and Stock Options in Canada
Timely Disclosure
November 27, 2015
Alberta and Nunavut Propose Exemption for Start-Up Companies
Timely Disclosure
November 13, 2015
Comprehensive Crowdfunding Rules Published in Final Form
Timely Disclosure
November 13, 2015
OSC Proposes Offering Memorandum Prospectus Exemption
Timely Disclosure
November 11, 2015
OSC finds significant deficiencies at exempt market dealers
Timely Disclosure
October 30, 2015
Gender Diversity and Board Renewal – How does your company compare?
Timely Disclosure
October 19, 2015
TSX Amends Company Manual to Provide New Rules for Closed-End Funds and ETFs
Timely Disclosure
October 7, 2015
Understanding the results of the Continuous Disclosure Review Program
Timely Disclosure
October 2, 2015
New Proposed Prospectus Exemption for Retail Investors
Timely Disclosure
July 17, 2015
Ontario Business Law Panel releases report recommending changes to key corporate and commercial legislation
Timely Disclosure
July 17, 2015
Are Canadian wrappers gone for good?
Timely Disclosure
July 14, 2015
Post-offer undertakings (POUs) in UK Take-Over Bids: a Binding New World
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 16, 2015
Amendments to the TSX Company Manual to Reflect Trends Towards Dematerialization of Physical Evidence of Security Ownership
Timely Disclosure
June 10, 2015
Relief from certain Client Relationship Model Phase 2 (CRM2) Amendments
Timely Disclosure
May 2015
Certain Canadian Securities Regulators to Adopt Start-Up Crowdfunding Exemptions
Timely Disclosure
May 15, 2015
Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2015 Update
May 12, 2015
OSC Staff Notice 32-505 Conditional Exemption from Registration for United States Broker-Dealers and Advisers Servicing U.S. Clients from Ontario
Timely Disclosure
May 5, 2015
Recent amendments to NI 45-106 : What the Fund Management Industry Needs to Know
Timely Disclosure
March 20, 2015
Feedback sought for the OSC’s Proposed Whistleblower Program
Timely Disclosure
March 3, 2015
Divulgation des activités professionnelles externes des personnes physiques inscrites et autorisées — Amnistie des frais de retard de la CVMO
Timely Disclosure
February 27, 2015
Update on an Alternative Funds Framework for Investment Funds
Timely Disclosure
February 24, 2015
IIROC Publishes Guidance to Underwriters in respect of Due Diligence for Public Offerings
Timely Disclosure
January 15, 2015
AIM Rankings Guide 2014
Foreward, AIM performance Q3, 2014
October 22, 2014
ASC Staff Notice 91-706 Proposed Replacement of Blanket Order 91-505 Over-The-Counter Derivative Transactions
Corporate Finance Bulletin
October 6, 2014
Notice of Designation Orders for Trade Repositories for Derivatives
Timely Disclosure
September 29, 2014
Notice of Publication of OSC FAQs in respect of OSC Rule 91-506 and OSC Rule 91-507
Timely Disclosure
September 29, 2014
Canadian Securities Administrators adopt amendments to National Instrument 52-108 Auditor Oversight
Timely Disclosure
August 27, 2014
The Changing Regulation of Derivatives
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 7, 2014
Canadian Securities Administrators CSA Consultation Paper 91-407 Derivatives: Registration
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 7, 2014
Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 91-405 Derivatives: End-User Exemption
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 7, 2014
Equity Crowdfunding Rules Expected in Summer 2015
Timely Disclosure
July 15, 2014
OSC Staff Released Guidance for Investment Fund Managers on Sales Practices, Expense Allocation and Other Matters
Timely Disclosure
July 15, 2014
Further Changes to New Ontario Derivatives Reporting Requirements
Capital Markets Bulletin
July 14, 2014
Changes to New Ontario Derivatives Reporting Requirements
Capital Markets Bulletin
May 7, 2014
Equity Crowdfunding: The CSA Crowdfunding Portal Requirements
Capital Markets Bulletin
May 7, 2014
Equity Crowdfunding: The CSA Crowdfunding Exemption
Capital Markets Bulletin
May 5, 2014
Discretionary Waivers of TSX-V $0.05 Minimum Pricing Requirement
Timely Disclosure
April 29, 2014
Equity Crowdfunding: The CSA Start-Up Exemption
Capital Markets Bulletin
April 22, 2014
The UK Takeover Panel gets tough on commitments from directors of target companies which go beyond the permitted parameters
Capital Markets Bulletin
April 9, 2014
Equity Crowdfunding: The OSC Crowdfunding Exemption
Timely Disclosure
April 8, 2014
The New Ontario Derivatives Reporting Requirements: Are You Ready?
Capital Markets Bulletin
April 3, 2014
Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt New Prospectus Exemption for Distributions to Existing Security Holders
Timely Disclosure
March 21, 2014
Canadian Proxy Contest Study – 2014 Update
March 6, 2014
Ontario Securities Commission’s Transition to an Electronic Filing Platform
Capital Markets Bulletin
February 14, 2014
Canadian Securities Regulators Propose Amendments to Disclosure Rules for Exempt Offerings by Foreign Issuers
Timely Disclosure
January 29, 2014
Lobbying in Canada – Quebec Edition
Co-author
January 2014
A New Canadian Prospectus Exemption for Distributions by TSXV Issuers to Existing Security Holders
Timely Disclosure
December 5, 2014
Taxation: Investing on AIM for Individuals
Tax Bulletin
November 15, 2013
Re Lambert – A Bright Line Test for Materiality in Merger Discussions or Simply More Grist for the Mill?
Timely Disclosure
November 4, 2013
Speaking with the Enemy: How the OSC’s Dialogue with Martin Lipton Threatens Those Whom the OSC is Charged with Protecting
Timely Disclosure
October 17, 2013
Update on CSA Consultation Paper 25-401: Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms
Capital Markets Bulletin
October 10, 2013
OSC Releases Crowdfunding Concept Proposal
Capital Markets Bulletin
September 19, 2013
Subscribe to Fasken Martineau’s Corporate Finance and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions Blog - Timely Disclosure
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 29, 2013
OSC Identifies Major Concerns in Mining Technical Report Disclosure
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 28, 2013
The Ontario Securities Commission Reports on Forward-Looking Information Disclosure Review
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 27, 2013
OSC Releases Consultation Paper Regarding Disclosure of Gender Diversity Practices
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 23, 2013
TSX Venture Exchange - Lapsing of Temporary Relief Measures, Changes to Minimum Pricing Rules and Amendments to Shareholder Approval Requirement for Share Consolidations
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 20, 2013
TSX Staff Notice - Director Elections
Capital Markets Bulletin
August 13, 2013
OSC Publishes Suitability Compliance Sweep Results
Capital Markets Bulletin
June 28, 2013
CSA Approval of IIROC Rule 43 - Personal Financial Dealings with Clients and Amendments to Rule 18.14 - Outside Business Activities
Capital Markets Bulletin
June 26, 2013
The UK Takeover Panel Extends the Scope of its Jurisdiction to all UK Companies Listed on AIM or the ISDX Growth Market
Capital Markets Bulletin
June 17, 2013
More on Prospectus Marketing Rule Changes
Capital Markets Bulletin
June 13, 2013
Amendments to TSX Venture Exchange Policy 4.4. Incentive Stock Options
Capital Markets Bulletin
June 7, 2013
Amendments to Prospectus Rules
Capital Markets Bulletin
May 14, 2013
Multilateral CSA Notice 45-311 and Crowdfunding
Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions Bulletin
May 9, 2013
The Kay Report and the UK Government’s Response
Capital Markets Bulletin
May 2, 2013
Multilateral CSA Notice 45-311 - Exemptions from Certain Financial Statement-Related Requirements
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 30, 2013
Proposal for Enhanced Early Warning System
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 9, 2013
New Listing Requirements for Emerging Market Issuers? - TSX TSXV Joint Consultation Paper
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 3, 2013
A New Era in Canadian Defensive Tactics? Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Competing Proposals on Poison Pills and Defensive Tactics
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
March 26, 2013
The Back-Door Listing: Taking a Company Public Through a Reverse Take-Over
March 8, 2013
2013 Canadian Proxy Contest Study
An extensive empirical study of proxy contests completed in Canada over the five-year period ended December 31, 2012
February 1, 2013
Going Public In Canada
January 2013
The Law of Global Custody - Legal Risk Management in Securities Investment and Collateral
Bloomsbury Professional
January 2013
TSX Proposes Mandated Majority Voting for Director Elections Concurrently upon Announcing Approval for Related Amendments for Director Elections
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 16, 2012
CSA Issues Staff Notice 41-307 on the Concerns Regarding an Issuer’s Financial Condition and the Sufficiency of Proceeds from a Prospectus Offering
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 5, 2012
Securities Commissions State Their Views on Preliminary Economic Assessments and Qualified Persons
Mining and Capital Markets
August 23, 2012
New Rules for Charities Still Controversial - Budget Would Further Restrict Political Activities
Capital Perspectives
June 18, 2012
Bribery Laws: Protecting Your Good Name
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 19, 2012
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q1 2012
April 2012
France - Registration Duties on Sale of Shares: Up and Down!
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 12, 2012
Electronic Delivery of Documents for Securities Industry Participants
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
February 8, 2012
CSA Issue Notice and Request for Comment on Proposed Amendments to Prospectus Pre-Marketing and Marketing Rules
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 17, 2012
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q4 2011
January 2012
SCC Blocks Federal Takeover Bid
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin
December 22, 2011
CSA Staff Consultation Note 45-401 Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
December 5, 2011
Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA) - Proposed Amendments to By-law 1
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 24, 2011
US-Style No-Contest Settlements Part of Planned Enforcement Initiatives by the OSC
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 7, 2011
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q3 2011
October 2011
TSX Returns to the Corporate Governance Playing Field - Election of Directors
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 13, 2011
Proposed National Instrument 51-103: Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
September 8, 2011
Exchangeable Share Transactions
The Deal Magazine
September 2011
Women on Boards
September 2011
Canadian Securities Administrators Adopt Amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
August 17, 2011
Amendments to the Prospectus Rules
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
August 10, 2011
Proposed Amendments to Rules on Communications with Shareholders
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 15, 2011
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q2 2011
July 2011
Proposed Changes to the Takeover Code: An End to Krafty Bids?
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 20, 2011
OSC Staff Notice 33-735 – Sale of Exempt Securities to Non-Accredited Investors
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 9, 2011
National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) Amendments
Global Mining Bulletin
May 30, 2011
New Guidelines for UK Listings of Natural Resources Companies
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 11, 2011
View From the West: The Alberta Court of Appeal Holds the Proposed Canadian Securities Act to be Unconstitutional
Canadian Securities Law News No.207, CCH Canadian Limited
April 2011
CSA Staff Notice 52-328 - Disclosure About Accounting Policies in the Year of Changeover to IFRS
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 28, 2011
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q1 2011
April 2011
Amendments to National Instrument 51-101 Standards for Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 4, 2011
View from the West: The Alberta Court of Appeal Holds the Proposed Canadian Securities Act to be Unconstitutional
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
March 30, 2011
New IIROC Reporting Requirements for Trade Variations and Cancellations and Extended Failed Trades
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
March 15, 2011
TSXV Policies on Private Placements
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
March 2, 2011
CSA Staff Give Failing Grade to Issuers on Corporate Governance Disclosure
Canadian Securities Law News, CCH Canadian Limited
February 2011
Canadian Cross-Border Transactions Using Exchangeable Shares
International Securitization & Finance Report, Thomson Reuters
January 31, 2011
Legal Ethics: Conflicting Interests in Related Party Transactions
Osgoode Hall, Advising the Public Company Board of Directors
January 26, 2011
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q4 2010
December 2010
Social Media for Public Companies: Best Practices
Feature Article, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Q4 2010 Newsletter
January 5, 2011
A New Regulatory Approach to Shareholders Rights Plans
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Magazine
2011
The 51st State? Canada Offers a Home-Away-From-Home for US IPOs
2011 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Thomson Reuters Canada Limited
December 20, 2010
CSA Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
December 10, 2010
Social Media: Best Practices for Public Companies in Canada – Part Two
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
December 8, 2010
Social Media: Best Practices for Public Companies in Canada – Part One
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
December 6, 2010
CSA Issue Guidance on the Factors They Will Consider in Assessing IPO Share Structure
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 25, 2010
Exchangeable Shares: Voting Rights in Cross-Border Transactions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 2010
The Equity Line of Credit: A Financing Tool That is Gaining Ground in Canada
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 1, 2010
Insurance Linked Securities: The State of Canadian Insurance Law and Regulation
Financial Institutions and Services Bulletin
October 18, 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q3 2010
October 2010
Raising Equity Finance in the UK
Article, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
September 2010
New and Unusual Gifts: Flow Through Shares
Charities and Not-for-Profit Newsletter
September 8, 2010
CSA Staff Notice 52-326: IFRS Transition Disclosure Review
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 30, 2010
Proposed NI 25-101 Designated Rating Organizations, Related Policies and Consequential Amendments
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 28, 2010
Capital Starts to Flow for AIM Companies: A Review of AIM's Performance in Q2 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 2010
CSA Staff Notice 51-332 – Continuous Disclosure Review Program Activities for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 20, 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q2 2010
July 2010
AIM still a key attraction for a growth company
July 12, 2010
The Impact of 2009 Reserves Reports on Oil and Gas Companies
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 2010
Proposed Personal Financial Dealings and Outside Business Activities Proposals – IIROC Request for Comment Notice 10-0155
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 2010
Proposed changes to the EU Prospectus Directive
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 2010
An Overview of the Securities, Mergers & Acquisition Regime in the United Kingdom
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 2010
Joint Staff Notice 23-308 - Update on "Dark Pools, Dark Orders and Other Developments in Market Structure in Canada" and Next Steps
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 2010
Executive Summary of the New Insider Reporting Requirements and Exemptions in Force Since April 30, 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 21, 2010
Amendments to National Instrument 43-101
Global Mining Bulletin
May 2010
CSA Staff Notice 31-317 Reporting Obligations Related to Terrorist Financing for Registrants, Exempt International Dealers and Exempt International Advisors
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 2010
Canadian Securities Administrators Amend Certain Provisions of National Instrument 24-101 Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement and Companion Policy 24-101
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 2010
AIM Performance Q1 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 2010
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
Q1 2010
April 2010
South Africa: A Sophisticated Securities and M&A Regime
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter
April 2010
The reform of the Companies Act (Québec): What does it mean for your business?
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
March 2010
Ontario Securities Commission Staff Notice 52-718: International Financial Reporting Standards Transition Disclosure Review
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
February 2010
The Canadian Securities Administrators Publish the New Regulation 55-104 - Insider Reporting Requirements and Exemptions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
February 2010
Canadian Securities Administrators' Report on Staff's Review of Executive Compensation Disclosure
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 2010
Is AIM On the Way Back Up?
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 18, 2010
CSA Publishes Final Version of National Instrument Regarding the Use of Client Brokerage Commissions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 2010
CSA Issues Staff Notice Regarding Varying the Terms of Take-Over Bids
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 2010
OSC Issues Staff Notice Regarding Offerings of Contracts for Difference
Canadian Securities Law News
December 2009
CSA Issues Staff Notice Regarding Maintenance of the Current Corporate Governance Regime
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 2009
OSC Issues Staff Notice Regarding Offerings of Contracts for Difference
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 2009
TSX Publishes Rule to Implement 25% Dilution Threshold for Public Company Acquisitions
Canadian Securities Law News
October 2009
National Instrument 52-107: Acceptable Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards
Securities Bulletin
October 2009
Equity Over Cash? The Use of Shares as Currency in Canadian Public M&A Transactions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 2009
Premium or Standard? – The FSA Creates a New Category of Listing
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 2009
Certification Compliance Review
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 2009
TSX Publishes Rule to Implement 25% Dilution Threshold for Public Company Acquisitions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 2009
Companies Act 2006 - Final Implementation: 1 October 2009
Corporate e-Bulletin
October 2009
The British Columbia Securities Commission mandates electronic filing of distribution reports
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
August 2009
BCSC Announces Streamlined Short-Form Prospectus Reviews for Mining Issuers
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
July 2009
Register of Members: Right to Inspect Subject to Proper Purpose Test
Corporate e-bulletin
July 2009
Need New Authority to Allot Shares?
Corporate e-Bulletin
July 2009
China Equity
Corporate e-Bulletin
July 2009
China Outbound Investments
Corporate e-Bulletin
July 2009
Changes to the AIM Rules for Companies: 1 June 2009 - Investing Companies
Corporate e-Bulletin
July 2009
OSC Decision in HudBay Identifies Fair Treatment of Shareholders as the Key Consideration in Requiring HudBay Shareholder Approval of the Transaction and Questions the Independence of Financial Advisers
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
June 2009
Implications of Recent Amendments to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act on Investments in the Canadian Mining Industry
Global Mining Bulletin
June 2009
CSA Offers Guidance to Oil & Gas Issuers on the Disclosure of Resources Other than Reserves Data
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 2009
The OSC Decision in Neo Material Technologies Inc. – A Second Example of Keeping a Poison Pill Alive
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 2009
British Columbia Takes Action Under Instrument Regulating Over-the-Counter Issuers With Connections to British Columbia
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
May 2009
TSX Proposes Amendments to Security Holder Approval Requirements
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
April 2009
The Canadian Securities Administrators Adopt Regulatory Amendments to Extend the Passport System to Registration
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
February 2009
The Canadian Securities Administrators Propose Major Amendments to Insider Reporting Requirements and Exemptions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 2009
Fasken Martineau Provides Overview of 2009 Federal Budget
Canada Report
January 27, 2009
AIM for U.S. Companies: The AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange
January 9, 2009
London's Growth Market: A Summary for Latin American Companies
January 9, 2009
The AIM Market - 2009 And Beyond
January 1, 2009
A Practical Guide to AIM
ICSA Publishing Ltd
May 23, 2008
U.S.-Canada Cross-Border Transactions Using Exchangeable Shares
Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
May 2007
Using Exchangeable Shares in UK-Canada Cross-Border Transactions
In-House Lawyer
February 2007
DIP (Debtor in Possession) Financing Strategies for Distressed Companies
Corporate Finance for Canadian Executives, Thomson Carswell
January 2007
Exchangeable Share Structures in Cross-Border Transactions: Special Issues (Canada)
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
October 1, 2006
Exchangeable Shares in U.S.-Canada Cross-Border Acquisitions
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
November 2005
Guide to raising capital on the Canadian equity markets
January 2005
Canada: Developments in Capital Markets and Financial Services
The International Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 2
Summer 2004

Events

Too Late - You’re Dead!
Boucherville, Quebec
Presented at the 10th World Symposium on Denturism 2017 organized by the Association des denturologistes du Québec
September 30, 2017
Introduction to securities law
Ottawa, Ontario
Trainer, Québec Bar course, Ottawa Training Centre
January 18, 2013
September 27, 2013
April 11, 2014
September 26, 2014
September 18, 2015
February 12, 2016
September 23, 2016
February 24, 2017
Access to Capital Panel
Toronto, Ontario
Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) Knowledge & Networking Forum
October 20, 2016
Company financing : trends in debt and equity funding
Washington
Presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of International Bar Association organized by the International Bar Association
September 22, 2016
Legal Powerhouse
Toronto, Ontario
Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers 5th Annual Conference
April 26, 2016
Access to Capital Panel
Toronto, Ontario
Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) Knowledge & Networking Forum
October 15, 2015
A global Europe – Legal and cultural challenges when doing business with other continents
Vienna
Co-chair of panel, Joint session of the International Sales Committee, the European Regional Forum and the Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee, organized by the International Bar Association
October 8, 2015
Changes to the Accredited Investor Exemption and Other Things You Need to Know
Vancouver, British Columbia
Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Seminar
April 30, 2015
In Troubled Waters: Navigating Restructuring Alternatives Available to Mining Companies
Toronto, Ontario
Fasken Martineau’s PDAC 2015 Seminar Series
February 26, 2015
5th Annual Pre-PDAC Primer
Toronto, Ontario
Fasken Martineau’s PDAC 2015 Seminar Series
February 25, 2015
Crowdfunding: What? Why? Who? Where? And how?
Montréal, Quebec
Speaker, in-house seminar, Radio-Canada/CBC
January 21, 2015
Oil & Gas Exploration on Anticosti Island: The Birth of an Industry
Speaker, presentation before the Association des étudiants en droit of the Université de Montréal
November 11, 2014
Oil & Gas Exploration on Anticosti Island: The Birth of an Industry
Montréal, Quebec
Speaker, Presentation for the McGill Business Law Association
November 4, 2014
Startups: Incorporation and Organization
Montréal, Quebec
Speaker, seminar for McGill University’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
October 31, 2014
Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets
New York
PLI Events
July 10, 2014
4th Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit
London
African Banker Magazine
June 30, 2014
Medical Marihuana - Legal and Capital Markets Issues
Toronto, Ontario
Health Law (Fasken Martineau Institute)
June 10, 2014
The Leave test under section 225.4 of the Quebec Securities Act
Toronto, Ontario
Speaker, 11th National Symposium on Class Actions organised by Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
April 24-25, 2014
PDAC Primer
Multiple Offices
Global Mining Group Seminar (FMD at the PDAC)
February 27, 2014
Debt equity characterisation issues
London
Speaker, 3rd IBA/CIOT Current International Tax Issues in Cross-Border Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, organized by the International Bar Association - Taxation Section and the Chartered Institute of Taxation European Branch
February 10, 2014
TSX & TSX Venture Exchange: A Capital Opportunity
Cape Town
Africa Oil Week 2013
November 28, 2013
Building a Better MD&A – Reassess and Improve Your MD&A Disclosure
Toronto, Ontario
Infonex
October 15, 2013
Capital markets in Canada
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
Moderator and panellist, Seminar for lawyers specializing in securities
October 2013
Meeting Your Timely Disclosure Obligations
Toronto, Ontario
Securities Compliance for Mining, Federated Press
September 26-27, 2013
IPOs: Capital Raising Across Global Stock Markets
Toronto, Ontario
Financing Options for Mining Projects Course, Federated Press
September 23-24, 2013
Panel on Shareholder Activism
Montréal, Quebec
Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Division
September 23, 2013
Disclosure Obligations for oil & gas companies listed on TSX, ASX and AIM markets
Rabat
Morocco National Office for Minerals and Hydrocarbons
August 1, 2013
CRM II & Other Developments
Multiple Offices
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar (Fasken Martineau Institute)
June 14, 2013
Activist Investing
Lake Louise, Alberta
FEI Canada National Conference
June 6, 2013
PDAC Primer
Multiple Offices
Global Mining Group Seminar
February 27, 2013
Accessing International Capital on the London Stock Exchange's AIM and Main Market
Bangkok
London Stock Exchange Listing Seminar
November 21, 2012
The future imposition of a fiduciary duty on listed companies is making news today!
Montréal, Quebec
Lecturer, Seventh seminar on compliance organized by the Conseil des fonds d’investissement du Québec (CFIQ)
November 15, 2012
NI 31-103 - CRM II & Other Developments
Multiple Offices
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
June 28, 2012
Listing on the TSX: What You Need to Know
London
Corporate / Commercial Group Seminar
May 29, 2012
Toronto Fasken Martineau Symposium (2nd Edition)
Toronto, Ontario
Fasken Martineau Institute
May 24, 2012
Preparing and Filing the Prospectus – And Potential Exemptions
Toronto, Ontario
10th Annual Securities Law and Practice Conference, Insight Information
March 2, 2012
PDAC Primer
Multiple Offices
Global Mining Group Seminar
February 24, 2012
SWAPs and Derivatives: Legal Aspects and Basic Concepts
Montréal, Quebec
Speaker, Master of laws class given by Pr. Jean-François Bernier (Managing Director, Interactive Brokers)
February 2011 & 2012
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Seminar 2012
Montreal, Quebec
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group
February 9th, 2012
Plan Nord: What Every Investor Should Know
Vancouver, British Columbia
Aboriginal Law, Global Mining, Government Relations and Ethics, and Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups
January 26, 2012
Supporting Ottawa's New Lobbyist Registry: Making a Strong Proposal Even Stronger
Ottawa, Ontario
Presentation to the Governance Renewal Sub-Committee
December 1, 2011
Current Trends in Canadian Shareholder Activism / Shareholder Democracy
Toronto, Ontario
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group Seminar (Fasken Martineau Institute)
November 15, 2011
Public Company M&A - Defensive Tactics and Strategies
Toronto, Ontario
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group Seminar (Fasken Martineau Institute)
October 18, 2011
Social Media: Best Practices for Canadian Public Companies
Vancouver, British Columbia
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group Seminar
June 21, 2011
Raising Capital in Jakarta and London
Jakarta
Trusted Business Advisor (TBA) Dialogue Series
March 7, 2011
Seminar on Financial Institutions and Services
Montréal, Quebec
Fasken Martineau Institute
February 9, 2011
Handling relations with regulatory authorities: Réinventer le secrétariat corporatif
Montreal, Quebec
Federated Press
January 26-27, 2011
Financement et Sûretés - 8th edition
Montreal, Quebec
Canadian Institute
January 26, 2011
The Business Corporations Act (Québec) Is Coming Into Force – How Can You Prepare?
Montreal, Quebec
Fasken Martineau Institute
January 25, 26 and 27, 2011
Securities Continuous Disclosure Update
Vancouver, British Columbia
Securities Group Seminar
December 7, 2010
Registration Reform Update
Toronto, Ontario
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
November 30, 2010
Registration Reform Update
Quebec, Quebec
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
November 30, 2010
Registration Reform Update
Vancouver, British Columbia
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
November 30, 2010
Registration Reform Update
Ottawa, Ontario
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
November 30, 2010
Registration Reform Update
Montreal, Quebec
Securities Regulatory Compliance Group Seminar
November 30, 2010
Mutual Funds Point-of-Sale Regime
Toronto, Ontario
Investment Products & Wealth Management Group Seminar
November 26, 2010
Mutual Funds Point-of-Sale Regime
Montreal, Quebec
Investment Products & Wealth Management Group Seminar
November 26, 2010
Mutual Funds Point-of-Sale Regime
Vancouver, British Columbia
Investment Products & Wealth Management Group Seminar
November 26, 2010
Dialogue with the Regulators: Perspectives on Securities Commission and Stock Exchange Requirements in M&A
Toronto, Ontario
Exploiting M&A Opportunities Conference, The Canadian Institute
October 20, 2010
2nd Annual Fasken Martineau Symposium
Vancouver, British Columbia
Nine workshops covering the latest legal developments in seven areas of practice
October 19, 2010
Risks of Cross Licensing Reps in Insurance and Securities
Toronto, Ontario
Compliance & Legal Section Education Sub-Committee Breakfast Seminar
October 15, 2010
Looking to the Future
Toronto, Ontario
GSL Canadian Securities Lending Summit 2010
June 10, 2010
Public risk capital - review of main securities that are or are about to be issued by public corporations - options, special subscription warrants, common shares, preferred shares and convertible securities
Montréal, Quebec
Speaker, Conference on North-American financing in turmoil organized by the Association de planification fiscale et financière
December 2001

News

Seventy-two Fasken Martineau lawyers are recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2017
The Firm is profiled in 27 areas of practice across the country
October 20, 2017
Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018
21 Highly Ranked Individuals and 10 Rising Stars are profiled
October 17, 2017
Experienced Corporate Lawyer Joins Fasken Martineau
Jay A. Lefton brings a unique blend of commercial, start-up and international expertise
June 19, 2017
Fasken Martineau Launches New U.S.-Focused Portal For Businesses South of the Border
Fasken Martineau is dedicated to the success of U.S. businesses in Canada
June 8, 2017
Seventeen Fasken Martineau Lawyers recognized in the 2017 edition of Lexpert/American Lawyers Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
The new year begins with a noteworthy recognition in the prestigious Lexpert/ALM 500 Directory.
January 13, 2017
Activist Investors Have Become Bolder – Canadian Corporations Need to be Ready
Fasken Martineau is proud to release its Director’s Handbook on shareholder activism, showcasing sound practices for any public company.
January 9, 2017
The Legal 500 Canada 2017: 63 Fasken Martineau lawyers ranked
Fasken Martineau ranked top tier firm in three categories: ‘Dispute resolution: British Columbia’, ‘Energy: Mining’ and ‘Labour and employment’
November 15, 2016
Solid results from The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 as Fasken Martineau increases its “Lawyers of the Year”
134 Fasken Martineau lawyers were included in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in 44 practice areas
August 10, 2016
2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory recommends 169 Fasken Martineau Lawyers
2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory was released, and once again our firm was featured prominently throughout the publication.
June 30, 2016
38 Fasken Martineau lawyers named in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Our lawyers recognized in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
June 13, 2016
Canadian Mining Journal mentions Brian Graves in an article about joining Fasken Martineau
“MINING PEOPLE: Fasken Martineau, Fortune Minerals, Mahdia Gold, Maverix Metals, and Quaterra” Canadian Mining Journal
April 21, 2016
Fasken Martineau receives Band 1 rankings in five practice areas in Chambers Global 2016
Fasken Martineau was recognized as a leading international firm in Chambers Global 2016
March 21, 2016
Fasken Martineau advises on three IJGlobal Americas award-winning transactions
Fasken Martineau advises on three transactions named Deal of the Year at the annual Infrastructure Journal Global Americas Awards
March 17, 2016
The Lawyers Weekly quotes Bradley Freelan in an article about shareholder led battles
“Shareholder led battles were down last year”, by Grant Cameron, The Lawyers Weekly
September 25, 2015
Fasken Martineau represents CCL Solutions Group in the acquisition of Blackthorn Technology’s digital forensics business
Fasken Martineau announced today that it advised CCL Solutions Group Ltd. on the acquisition of QCC Information Security, the digital forensics business of Blackthorn Technology Group. Corporate partner Catherine Moss led the deal with help from corporate associate Jane Wang.
September 16, 2015
Fasken Martineau releases new edition of its popular Doing Business in Canada guide
Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, today released a new edition of its popular Doing Business in Canada guide.
September 8, 2015
DealMakers ranks Fasken Martineau among Africa’s top three legal advisors for deal value for H1 2015
Fasken Martineau announces that it has been ranked by DealMakers as one of the top three legal advisors by deal value in Africa for the first half of 2015.
August 17, 2015
Mergermarket quotes Jon Levin in an article about expected 2015 trends for the Canadian M&A market
''Strong Canadian M&A market expected over the second of 2015'' by Chris DeLuca, Mergermarket
July 15, 2015
The Globe and Mail quotes Craig Brown in an article that discusses how Toronto law firms are offering low-cost services to startups
“Law firms offer special deals to lure startups” by Jordana Divon, The Globe and Mail
July 14, 2015
Fasken Martineau completes IPO for London’s first high-end residential property REIT
Fasken Martineau announced today that it advised K&C REIT plc on the completion of its admission to AIM and on their first acquisition post AIM admission of Silcott Properties Limited.
July 6, 2015
Private Funds Management mentions Fasken Martineau and its 2015 Study on Hostile Takeover Bids in an article on reforms proposed by the CSA
“Canada at a crossroads”, Private Funds Management
June 28, 2015
Business News Network interviews Krisztián Tóth on going public through a reverse takeover
“Why companies choose the reverse takeover route”, Business News Network
June 26, 2015
2015 Lexpert directory recommends 158 Fasken Martineau Lawyers
Fasken Martineau is proud to announce that 158 firm lawyers have been recommended in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
June 25, 2015
The Lawyers Weekly quotes Aaron Atkinson and Bradley Freelan in an article about the CSA’s proposal to give more time to companies that are targeted for hostile takeovers
“CSA proposes to give target boards more time” by Jeff Buckstein, The Lawyers Weekly
May 29, 2015
Lexpert quotes John Turner in an article about the need for creative dealmaking in the energy sector
“Oil is the new Mining” by Sandra Rubin, Lexpert
May 29, 2015
The Wall Street Journal mentions Fasken Martineau’s Proxy Contest Study in an article about proxy contest trends
“The Morning Risk Report: Activists Make a Mark in Canada” by Gregory J. Millman, The Wall Street Journal
May 18, 2015
The Bottom Line quotes Aaron Atkinson and Bradley Freelan in an article about CSA’s proposal to allow companies that are targeted for hostile takeovers more time
“CSA proposes to give target boards more time” by Jeff Buckstein, The Bottom Line
May 15, 2015
The Globe and Mail quotes Aaron Atkinson in an article about proxy contest trends

“Boards getting better at battling activists” by Jacqueline Nelson, The Globe and Mail

May 13, 2015
Wall Street Journal blogs about Fasken Martineau’s 2015 Proxy Contest Study Update
By Ben Dummett, Wall Street Journal
May 12, 2015
The Financial Post quotes Aaron Atkinson in an article about Fasken Martineau’s 2015 Proxy Contest Study

“2014 was a tough year for dissidents, says Fasken Martineau Study” by Barry Critchley, Financial Post

May 12, 2015
Fasken Martineau awarded for its approach towards supporting new entrepreneurs
The Legal Marketing Association (LMA) designated Fasken Martineau as a go-to law firm for new entrepreneurs by granting the firm the second place in the Practice Development category of the 2015 Your Honor Awards.
May 1, 2015
Private Equity International mentions Fasken Martineau and its 2015 Study on Hostile Takeover Bids in an article on reforms proposed by the CSA
“Canada’s X factor: regulations”, Private Equity International
April 6, 2015
Lexpert quotes Jon Levin in an article about the OSC’s new prospectus exemption
‘‘OSC prospectus exemption to help juniors raise capital’’, by Sandra Rubin, Lexpert
March 18, 2015
The Financial Post highlights Fasken Martineau’s 2015 Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study in their coverage of PDAC 2015
"PDAC 2015: Fasken study reveals odds of hostile takeover success" by Drew Hasselback, Financial Post
March 3, 2015
IR Magazine quotes Bradley Freelan in an article on what investors need to know about advance notice bylaws
“Advance notice bylaws: what IR needs to know” by Nicole Guillot, IR Magazine
January 14, 2015
19 Fasken Martineau lawyers named in Lexpert®/American Lawyer's 2015 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Fasken Martineau announces that 19 of its lawyers have been ranked in 13 different categories by Lexpert.
January 5, 2015
Droit-Inc mentions Fasken Martineau’s students-at-law in an article on their joining the Firm as new associates
“Huit sur huit pour Fasken” by Emeline Magnier, Droit-Inc
December 2, 2014
Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2014: 50 Fasken Martineau lawyers ranked
Fasken Martineau announces that 50 of its lawyers have been listed in 22 areas of practice across the country.
November 17, 2014
Financial Post mentions a report by Fasken Martineau in an article on activist hedge funds
"How activist hedge funds ‘on steroids’ have become a boardroom enemy" by Theresa Tedesco, Financial Post
November 15, 2014
Strongest results ever from Best Lawyers: Fasken Martineau improves ranking in 2015 edition
Fasken Martineau announces that 120 of its lawyers were named in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
September 4, 2014
The Lawyer mentions Fasken Martineau in an article on Alternative Investment Market (AIM) Adviser Rankings for May and August 2014
“Aim and fire: how to make your mark on the Aim rankings” by Natalie Stanton, The Lawyer
September 1, 2014
Project Finance International quotes Abayomi Akinjide in an article on the completion of Oando’s US$1.5 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips' oil and gas assets
“Oando - The New Contender” by Colin Leopold, Project Finance International (subscription required)
August 28, 2014
African Business quotes Francis Nwokedi in an article about Africa’s 4th Debt Capital Markets Summit
“4th Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit” by Stephen Williams, African Business
August 4, 2014
17 Fasken Martineau lawyers named in Lexpert's 2014 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Fasken Martineau announces that seventeen of its lawyers have been named in the 2014 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
July 29, 2014
Droit-Inc mentions a team of Fasken Martineau lawyers in an article on the significant acquisition of a British company by Lumenpulse
“Fasken sur un gros coup” by Agnès Rossignol, Droit-Inc
July 18, 2014
Droit-inc quotes Peter Villani in an article on Lumenpulse, a Montreal business that has completed its initial public offering
“Deux cabinets sur un PAPE de 100 millions $” by Emeline Magnier, Droit-inc
April 25, 2014
Fasken Martineau advises Lumenpulse in a $100 Million Initial Public Offering
Fasken Martineau announced today that it advised Lumenpulse in the successful completion of a $100 million initial public offering of common shares and listing on the TSX.
April 17, 2014
Bloomberg ranks Fasken Martineau among top five in 2013 Global League Tables
Fasken Martineau announced today that it is ranked among the top five law firms in Bloomberg’s 2013 Legal Advisers Global League Tables.
March 26, 2014
A year in review: Fasken Martineau releases 2014 Update to its Canadian Proxy Contest Study
Fasken Martineau today released the 2014 Update to its ground-breaking Canadian Proxy Contest Study released last year. The 2014 Update includes valuable insights into trends witnessed during 2013 and highlights some new developments.
March 6, 2014
Fasken Martineau at PDAC 2014
Fasken Martineau will be hosting and organizing a number of events and seminars as part of the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the mineral industry's largest annual event.
February 20, 2014
Fasken Martineau lawyers available to comment at PDAC
Fasken Martineau has a team of lawyers who are global experts in the mining industry from North America, Africa and Europe available to comment at the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), the mineral industry's largest annual event.
February 20, 2014
Financial Post quotes Rubin Rapuch on Overnight-marketed deals (OMD) and the benefits they represent for companies
“Overnight marketed deal garners $6.5-billion for PNI Digital Media” by Barry Critchley, Financial Post
December 3, 2013
Several publications quote Richard Steinberg on the federal government’s plan to establish a common securities regulator for national markets
“Canada to set up new markets watchdog but scope limited” by Randall Palmer and Louise Egan, Reuters, Yahoo! News, MSN Money, Reuters UK
September 19, 2013
Listed Magazine mentions Fasken Martineau’s proxy context study in an article looking into shareholder activism
“The best defence” by Susan Mohammad, Listed Magazine
September 16, 2013
New survey defines role for social media in M&A
Fasken Martineau released today the results of a survey of senior M&A executives primarily based in the United States that lead to some compelling observations about the growing use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

May 29, 2013
Fasken Martineau launches Corporate Finance and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions Blog - Timely Disclosure
Fasken Martineau launches its new blog, Timely Disclosure, which focuses on the corporate finance, securities and mergers & acquisitions.
May 6, 2013
Alberta Venture mentions Fasken Martineau’s study on proxy contests in Canada as relating to dissident shareholders within corporations
“Corporate Combat: Why boardroom battles are on the rise in Canada” by Max Fawcett, Alberta Venture
April 29, 2013
Le Monde du Droit mentions Fasken Martineau’s advising role to FTSE Group on the combination of its fixed income index business with the TMX Datalinx fixed income index business to create FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets
“Fasken Martineau conseille FTSE Group,” Le Monde du Droit
March 5, 2013
Fasken Martineau advises FTSE Group on the combination of its fixed income index business with the TMX Datalinx fixed income index business creating FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets
Fasken Martineau advised FTSE Group (FTSE), in connection with the agreement between FTSE and TMX Datalinx to combine their fixed income index businesses in a new joint venture, FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets.
February 28, 2013
The Lawyer and Lawinfrance mention Fasken Martineau as counsel to Camkids Group Plc on the admission to trading of its shares on the AIM
"Appleby acts as counsel on Camkids' share issuance," The Lawyer and “Fasken Martineau conseille Camkids dans le cadre de son admission à l’AIM,” Lawinfrance
January 14, 2013
Fasken Martineau advised Camkids on admission to AIM
Fasken Martineau advised Camkids Group Plc, a Chinese designer, manufacturer and distributor of children’s outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment, on its admission to trading of its shares on AIM.
January 14, 2013
Legal Week mentions Arnauld Achard for advising the Kingdom of Morocco in a $1.5bn (£920m) notes offering, the country's first debt offering since the Arab Spring
“Mayer Brown, Dechert and Fasken advise on $1.5bn bond issue” by Gerard Starkey, Legal Week
December 19, 2012
Boursier.com and Lawinfrance mention Fasken Martineau’s ranking among the top five law firms for M&A and capital market deals in Canada and the UK for the third quarter of 2012
“Fasken Martineau : bien classé!,” Boursier.com and “Des résultats convaincants : Fasken Martineau est nommé parmi les cinq meilleurs cabinets d¹avocats par divers répertoires,” Lawinfrance
November 12, 2012
High-Five: Fasken Martineau deal makers achieve top five rankings
Fasken Martineau ranked in the list of top five law firms for M&A and capital markets deals in Canada and the UK in the third quarter of 2012.
November 12, 2012
Lawinfrance mentions Fasken Martineau’s London office and its role as counsel to African Pioneer plc regarding its admission to the ISDX
“Fasken Martineau conseille la première nouvelle société admise à la cote de l’ISDX,” Lawinfrance
November 7, 2012
Fasken Martineau adds Corporate partner to its Calgary office
Brian Mainwaring has joined Fasken Martineau's Calgary team as a partner. Brian will be working with the firm's Capital Markets, M&A and Corporate Governance groups.
August 15, 2012
Reuters quotes John Turner on Canada lifting its threshold for foreign takeover reviews
"Canada lifts threshold for foreign takeover reviews" by David Ljunggren and Euan Rocha, Reuters
May 25, 2012
Droit-Inc and The Montreal Gazette mention a team of Fasken Martineau lawyers who advised GFI Informatique S.A. regarding the company's $75 million share buyback.
"Rapatriement de l'actionnariat de GFI Solutions: pour qui?" by Agnès Wojciechowicz, Droit-Inc and "E-business software provider back in Quebec hands" by Kathryn Leger, The Montreal Gazette
April 10, 2012
La Presse Affaires quotes Peter Villani on the reason why Orbite Aluminae asked the AMF to put a halt to insider trading on its shares
"Suspension des transactions d'initiés d'Orbite Aluminae" by Hugo Fontaine, La Presse Affaires
February 17, 2012
Bloomberg quotes Richard Steinberg who is in favour of a Volcker Rule exemption for Canadian bonds
"Volcker Rule Slammed by Biggest Dollar Borrowers: Canada Credit" by Cecile Gutscher, Bloomberg
February 14, 2012
A Reference in Canada: Lexpert recommends 22 Fasken Martineau lawyers to readers in the US
Fasken Martineau announced today that 22 of its lawyers have been ranked in the 2012 edition of the Lexpert®/American Lawyer's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
February 8, 2012
Northern Ontario Business mentions Georges Dubé who will be part of a panel discussion on accessing capital and gaining global visibility through a Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange listing
"Meet, greet and get listed by the Toronto money men," Northern Ontario Business
January 6, 2012
Business In Vancouver features Georald Ingborg as a recipient of a 2011 BIV Forty Under 40 Award
"Spectrum of success," Business in Vancouver
January 4, 2012
Jean-Pierre Chamberland is quoted in La Presse about the impact of the proposed TMX-LSE merger on law firms
"Fusion des Bourses: quel impact sur les avocats?" by René Lewandowski, La Presse Affaires
March 4, 2011