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Jean-Philippe Côté | Corporate/Commercial lawyer in Montréal

Jean-Philippe Côté

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2015
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Jean-Philippe is a member of our Corporate/Commercial group and practices corporate, securities and mining law. He focuses his practice on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on the mining sector.

He advises clients in the context of equity financings, particularly by way of private placements and prospectus offering, along with accompanying them in going-public transactions on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange and advises on their follow-on transactions and regulatory filings and obligations.

Over the course of his career, Jean-Philippe has developed a particular expertise in relation to equity financings and investments involving the issuance of flow-through shares by exploration stage mining companies for projects across Canada.


Client Work

  • Playmaker Capital acquires La Poche Bleue for C$ 8,8 M,
  • Kobo Resources Inc. and Meteorite Capital Inc. announce the completion of a reverse take-over concurrent with a financing of subscription receipts for gross proceeds of $4,676,400 with Leede Jones Gable Inc. as lead agent,
  • Northern Superior Resources completes the acquisition of Royal Fox Gold,
  • Defiance on its C$11.5M brokered private placement led by Red Cloud Securities,
  • Arianne Phosphate closes on oversubscribed C$5.75M financing,
  • Freshlocal Solutions goes public by way of reverse takeover by Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery Inc.,
  • Radisson announces closing of oversubscribed $13 million private placement,
  • Defiance Silver Closes C$10M Brokered Private Placement,
  • Magna Terra Minerals Inc. Announces The Closing of a $4.987 Million Private Placement and Completion of the Acquisition of Advanced Exploration Assets from Anaconda Mining,

Career & Education


  • Certificate, Mining Law Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • JD University of Ottawa
  • LL.L. University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member, Young Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
  • Member, Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)


Article, Author Back to the GAAR future : Can a tax benefit arise even if the impugned event has not? Current Cases, vol. 65, no 4, Canadian Tax Journal, pages 993-999, 2017


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