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Fasken Martineau welcomes a new partner to its Global Mining Group in Toronto

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Fasken Martineau announced today that Brian Graves has joined the Toronto office as a Partner in the Global Mining Group.

Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that Brian Graves has joined the Toronto office as a Partner in the Global Mining Group.

Brian’s practice consists mainly of advising on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial and securities law matters with a particular emphasis on cross-border transactions and clients in the mining sector.

“We are delighted to welcome Brian to our Global Mining Group, which is top ranked globally. His considerable skill and vast experience will certainly benefit our global clients,” said John Turner, Practice Group Leader of Fasken Martineau’s Global Mining Group.

Brian regularly acts as lead counsel for Canadian and foreign clients on hostile and friendly take-over bids, reverse take-overs, plans of arrangement, asset and share purchases and related party transactions; public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings and securities regulatory matters; and commercial arrangements such as joint ventures, earn-ins, operating agreements, off-take arrangements, metal streaming, royalties and lending transactions.

Brian has written articles on public company redomicilings, take-over bids and mining disclosure and has lectured on topics including cross-border M&A, shareholder agreements, metal streaming transactions, joint ventures, dealing with multiple listed companies and directors’ duties. He has taught securities law at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law and as a lecturer at the University of Windsor law school, and has appeared on the faculty of the Directors College founded by McMaster University.

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