Business owners and investors work to map their financial growth within variable market conditions and a complex regulatory framework.
We help our clients navigate corporate finance and securities transactions in this shifting legal landscape by providing innovative, practical advice. Whether acting for issuers, underwriters, or other stakeholders, Farris lawyers take a business-minded approach to help our clients meet their strategic goals.
We advise clients on all aspects of corporate finance and securities transactions, including initial public offerings, private placements, structured and hybrid financings, debt securities, bond issues, mergers and acquisitions, take-overs, and capital reorganizations and restructurings.
Our lawyers assist clients with securities regulatory and compliance matters, including registration, reporting and disclosure obligations under securities legislation. We provide representation during investigations and enforcement hearings before provincial securities commissions and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.
Our clients range from established corporations, investment banks, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and institutional investors to entrepreneurs, emerging public companies and mid-market corporations. They operate in a broad range of industries including mining, energy, manufacturing, infrastructure, technology, life sciences, financial services, real estate, and insurance as well as food, beverage, and agribusiness.