VAALCO in its US$307 million business combination with TransGlobe
Circle Cardiovascular Imaging
Circle Cardiovascular Imaging in its strategic investment from Thoma Bravo
Husky Energy Inc.
Husky Energy Inc. in its $23.6 billion agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. to create a new integrated energy leader
Husky Energy Inc.
Husky Energy Inc. in its proposed acquisition of MEG Energy Corp. for $6.4 billion
Ensign Energy Services Inc.
Ensign Energy Services Inc. in its acquisition of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. for $947 million
The Central Group Alberta Ltd.
The Central Group Alberta Ltd. in the acquisition of Central Fund of Canada Limited by Sprott Inc.
Canadian Oil Sands Limited
Canadian Oil Sands Limited in its agreement to support Suncor Energy Inc.’s amended offer valued at $6.6 billion
Chemtrade Electrochem trial win in litigation arising from the failed business combination transaction between Canexus and Superior Plus in which each transacting party claimed a termination fee from the other following termination of the deal
TransAlta Corporation in proceedings before securities regulators challenging strategic partnership between TransAlta and an affiliate of Brookfield
Representing a group of convertible debenture holders of Perpetual Energy Inc. challenging dilutive rights offering and conversion of debentures, before the Alberta Securities Commission
Smoothwater Capital Corporation, an activist investor fund and a significant shareholder in Alberta Oilsands Inc., in challenging business combination transaction by plan of arrangement between Marquee Energy and Alberta Oilsands. The matter resolved itself through a settlement involving representation by Smoothwater on the Board of the combined entity and other terms.
Former CEO of TSX and NYSE listed issuer in Canadian and U.S. securities class action and U.S. and Canadian securities regulatory investigation, following restatement of annual financial statements
Defending BP plc in a proposed securities class action commenced in Alberta arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Defending Facebook, Inc. in multiple proposed securities and privacy class actions in Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Quebec
Groupon Inc. in a proposed class proceeding in Alberta alleging Groupon's vochers violate consumer protection legislation
Securities dealers in defence of class action and institutional investor claims for misrepresentation in connection with public offerings of and trading in securities
Issuers, corporate officers and directors and securities industry participants in internal or regulatory investigations, and in prosecutions by securities regulatory authorities
Foreign state-owned international energy company in defence of proposed investor class action alleging insider trading and conspiracy
Defending Elpida Memory, a major international manufacturer of DRAM chips, in proposed class actions filed in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. alleging price-fixing in the manufacturing and distribution of DRAM chips
Defending a proposed class action against computer printer manufacturer Epson under provincial consumer protection laws for alleged misstatements about the capabilities of certain computer printer cartridges
Defending Imperial Tobacco in health care cost recovery actions filed in various provinces in Western Canada
Defending Merrill Lynch Canada in a proposed class action alleging mismanagement of client accounts
Defending a consumer product manufacturer in a proposed class action under British Columbia consumer protection laws and federal Competition Act alleging misrepresentations about the effectiveness of an over the counter medication
Defending pharmaceutical companies multi-jurisdictional consumer class actions
Defending a major airline in defence of class action proceedings in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. alleging price-fixing in the air cargo industry
Representing PetroKazakhstan in a long running dispute with Russian energy giant, Lukoil, concerning their joint ownership of energy assets in Kazakhstan
TransAlta Corporation with respect to its defence of the first contested enforcement proceeding brought by the Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA) alleging market manipulation and improper trading in Alberta’s electricity market