EKB has the knowledge and experience to assist companies on a range of securities law matters.

Public and private companies alike are subject to Canadian securities laws. Operating in compliance with Canada’s ever-changing securities regulatory framework can be a challenge for companies. Whether a company is looking for assistance in raising funds, seeking to list on a stock exchange, or simply needs guidance on public disclosure and navigating mandatory detailed and potentially costly disclosure requirements, EKB is able to help.

EKB’s services related to securities law matters include:

  • Initial and secondary public offerings of debt and equity
  • Listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) and the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE)
  • Private placements
  • Takeover bids
  • Corporate governance
  • Continuous disclosure requirements

Notable transactions EKB has been involved in include:

  • Acting for a multinational mining corporation in a series of debt offerings to US institutional investors totaling US $730 million
  • Acting for a multinational mining corporation in an issue of $468 million in common shares to Canadian and US investors

Case Study

Odd Society Spirits

A small-batch craft distillery in the heart of East Vancouver, Odd Society Spirits combines old-world distilling traditions with new-world ingredients. EKB gave this family-owned start-up the legal advice it needed to craft success.
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Case Study

Figure 1 Publishing

Figure 1 Publishing is an independently owned, Vancouver-based publisher of books by leading thinkers and illustrators. Through EKB's library of legal knowledge, Figure 1 was able to create a new corporate story.
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