Rob Lando

Rob Lando

New York Managing Partner

Key Contact: Capital Markets

Key Contact: U.S. Cross-Border Legal Services

Key Contact: Cannabis

Key Contact: Corporate Governance

Contact Information

tel: 212.991.2504


New York

Rob is the Managing Partner of the New York office. He is a cross-border corporate and securities lawyer with significant practice experience in the United States and Canada. As a Canadian lawyer currently, he provides advice on structuring, planning and executing public and private cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions, drawing on his familiarity with integrating Canadian and U.S. legal requirements. Rob also advises on compliance with public company disclosure and corporate governance requirements. A significant component of his practice is devoted to advising on the structuring of financing and M&A transactions utilizing the Canada/U.S. Multijurisdictional Disclosure System (MJDS). Rob also routinely advises U.S. issuers and underwriters on extending public and private offerings into Canada. Rob has represented issuers and underwriters in cross-border financings in various industries, including mining companies and several major Canadian cannabis companies.

  • Enbridge Inc.

    The Underwriters in Enbridge Inc.’s US$1.5 billion public offering

  • CGI Inc.

    The Agents in CGI Inc.’s Canadian and U.S. offerings of Notes

  • King Street Capital Management

    King Street Capital Management in its private placement in Denarius Silver Corp.

  • Ether Capital

    Ether Capital in its offering of units and concurrent private placement

  • Dye & Durham

    The Underwriters in Dye & Durham’s $500 million offering

  • Delphi Energy Corp.

    Delphi Energy Corp. in its restructuring transaction under the CCAA

  • Dye & Durham

    The Underwriters in Dye & Durham’s $50 million offering

  • Just Energy Group Inc.

    Just Energy Group Inc. in connection with its $1.1 billion recapitalization transaction

  • Pipestone Energy Corp.

    Pipestone Energy Corp. in its $70 million convertible preferred share financing

  • Dye & Durham Limited

    The Underwriters in Dye & Durham’s $150 million IPO and secondary offering of common shares

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its US$74 million acquisition of the royalty portfolio of Kinross Gold Corporation

  • Cowen and Company, LLC

    Cowen and Company and the underwriters in Sundial Growers’ US$143 million U.S. and Canadian IPO of common shares and NASDAQ listing

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its proposed acquisition of MEG Energy Corp. for $6.4 billion

  • Tilray

    The Initial Purchasers in connection with Tilray Inc.’s US$475 million 5% convertible notes offering

  • Ensign Energy Services Inc.

    Ensign Energy Services Inc. in its acquisition of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. for $947 million

  • TELUS Corp.

    The Underwriters in TELUS Corporation's offering of 4.6% notes for US$750 million

  • Brookfield Infrastructure’s acquisition of Enbridge’s Western Canadian Midstream Business

    The syndicate of lenders and the underwriters in connection with Brookfield Infrastructure’s $4.31 billion acquisition of Enbridge Inc.’s Western Canadian Midstream Business

  • Canopy Growth Corporation

    Advising the Initial Purchasers in connection with Canopy Growth’s $600 million convertible debenture offering.

  • Tilray Inc.

    The Underwriters in connection with the cross-border IPO and NASDAQ listing of Tilray Inc.

  • Emera Inc.

    Emera Inc. in its bought deal offering of common shares for $700 million

  • Dream Global REIT

    Dream Global REIT in its approximately $903 million transaction relating to a 135 property portfolio in the Netherlands

  • Ritchie Bros.

    Goldman Sachs and other initial purchasers in the acquisition of IronPlanet by Ritchie Bros. for approximately US$758.5 million

  • Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

    The Underwriters in connection with the $403 million IPO by Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation on the TSX

  • TELUS Corp.

    Syndicate of underwriters in TELUS Corp's US$500 million and C$325 million debt offerings

  • Enbridge Inc.

    The underwriters in the US$750 million hybrid debt offering by Enbridge

    • Emera Inc. and Nova Scotia Power Inc. in connection with their U.S. shelf registration statements for investment grade debt securities.
    • Precision Drilling Corporation in the U.S. aspects of its conversion from a trust to a corporation.
    • Cameco Corporation in its $460 million MJDS bought-deal offering of common shares in Canada and the United States, its $500 million offering of debentures in Canada and its $900 million sale of its stake in Centerra Gold Inc. by way of public offering in Canada and Rule 144A offering in the United States.
    • The underwriters of Lululemon athletic in the Canadian aspects of its cross-border initial public offering.
    • Kinross Corporation in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of Aurelian Resources.
  • Find More

  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms: Recognized as a Notable Practitioner, M&A, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity
  • Best Lawyers in America: Recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Legal 500: Recognized as a Leading Lawyer, International Expertise

  • Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission, as the U.S. legal representative (2010-2011)
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee (Past Chair of the International Securities Matters Sub-Committee)


  • Canada/U.S. Cross-Border Financings: The Latest Developments, Panel Chair, ABA Business Law Section 2009 Spring Meeting
  • Toronto Stock Exchange Listings – What U.S. Practitioners Need to Know, Panel Co-Chair, ABA Business Law Section 2011 Annual Meeting
  • Global Trends in Regulation of Insider Trading and Market Abuse, Panel Member, ABA International Law Section 2017 Fall Conference
  • Rule 144A Revisited – Background and Current Issues in Cross-Border Equity Offerings, Panel Member, ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting
  • Co-Presenter, Doing Business in the United States
  • Co-Presenter, The U.S. beckons – Financing and acquisition opportunities for Canadian companies, Montréal, October 20, 2016


  • Co-author, Raising Capital in the United States: A Guide to Using MJDS for U.S. Public Offerings and Periodic Reporting, January 2007 (updated October 2009)