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Jean Michel Lapierre Associé/Partner Montréal

Jean Michel Lapierre

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2005
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal

Jean Michel Lapierre practises business law, with a leading expertise in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and securities law.

Jean Michel has acted on behalf of issuers, securities dealers and institutional investors in various securities offerings. He has also acted for financial institutions in connection with issuances of structured products.

Jean Michel has been involved in several major acquisition, sale, merger or going-private transactions of publicly-traded companies, including friendly and hostile take-over bids and complex statutory arrangements. He has also been involved in a large number of private M&A transactions.

His practice includes advising publicly-traded companies concerning corporate and securities matters, including compliance with timely and continuous disclosure obligations, the solicitation of proxies for shareholder meetings, the launch of share buyback programs and the implementation of securities-based compensation arrangements, and assisting them in their interactions with stock exchanges and securities regulators. 

Jean Michel is a member of the Corporate Finance Advisory Committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers (Quebec). He is recognized as a leading Quebec corporate/commercial lawyer by Chambers Canada and as an Acritas Star Lawyer by Acritas. He is also recognized in securities law in The Best Lawyers in Canada and in corporate/commercial law, corporate finance & securities and mergers & acquisitions in the Canadian Lexpert Directory.

Jean Michel joined the firm in 2005 and was admitted to the firm’s partnership in 2013.

  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020
  • Recognized in Corporate/Commercial law in Québec, Chambers Canada 2017 to 2020
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019
The Best Lawyers in Canada Named in Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in Securities Law
Chambers Canada Recognized in Corporate/Commercial law in Québec Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions
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  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
The Future of the Initial Public Offering in Québec Workshop - 7th Fasken Martineau Symposium location location Montreal


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