Recent Work
  • Home Capital Group Inc. in a proceeding by the Ontario Securities Commission and related securities class action alleging failure to comply with public disclosure obligations.
  • Osisko Mining Corporation in its challenge before the court of Goldcorp Inc.’s hostile take-over bid and in the ensuing C$3.9B sale to white knight Yamana Gold Inc. and Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited.
  • Sprott Asset Management in its unsolicited bids for Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion Trust, and in its Proxy Contest to collapse the dual class structure of Central Fund of Canada Limited, and change its Board and Administrator.
  • Kingsway Financial Services Inc. v. Kobex Capital Corp.  – acting for public company in defence of proxy contest and oppression claims in relation to shareholder rights plan.
  • Waterton Global Lending Corp. in litigation with Malibu Energy Ltd. regarding acquisition of certain oil and gas assets.
  • Genesis Land Development v. Smoothwater Capital Corp. –  acted for the special committee of the board of directors alleging “joint or in concert” activity under the Securities Act against dissident shareholders.