CORPORATE and MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

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Document Drafting, Review, and/or Negotiation

How We
Can Help

We can represent you in a variety of business-related matters where you need documents or agreements drafted, reviewed, and/or negotiated. 

The below list of documents and agreements pertaining to our Corporate and M&A practice area describes some of the legal paperwork that we can help you review, draft, and/or negotiate. 

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Types of Corporate and M&A Documents & Agreements We Can Help You With

⋅ Arrangement agreement
⋅ Backstop equity commitment letter
⋅ Confidentiality agreement: early-stage business (pro-discloser)
⋅ Confidentiality agreement: joint venture negotiations
⋅ Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement: simple (mutual, pro-discloser)
⋅ Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement: simple (unilateral, pro-discloser)
⋅ Consent to substituted limited partner
⋅ Convertible promissory note (simple)
⋅ Declaration of lost security certificate
⋅ Engagement letter: initial public offering
⋅ Engagement letter: private placement
⋅ Equity commitment letter
⋅ Escrow agreement
⋅ Exclusivity agreement
⋅ Executive employment agreement: founding shareholder
⋅ Form 45-106F1: report of exempt distribution
⋅ General partnership agreement
⋅ Indemnification agreement (for officers and directors)
⋅ Indemnification agreement (for officers and directors): CNCA corporation
⋅ Indemnitee’s undertaking to pay advanced defence costs
⋅ Letter of intent: 50/50 joint venture
⋅ Letter of intent: majority/minority joint venture
⋅ Limited partnership agreement
⋅ Limited partnership agreement: private equity fund
⋅ LLP agreement (law firms)
⋅ Lock-up waiver
⋅ Memorandum of understanding: domestic or international joint venture
⋅ Memorandum: delisting and ceasing to be a reporting issuer
⋅ Non-competition and non-solicitation agreement
⋅ Partnership agreement: joinder agreement
⋅ Promissory note (demand)
⋅ Promissory note (term)
⋅ Shareholder notification of eligible dividend
⋅ Shareholder waiver: receipt of financial disclosure
⋅ Stock option agreement
⋅ Stock option plan (Canadian private company)
⋅ Stock option plan (simple)
⋅ Subscription agreement (buyout)
⋅ Subscription agreement (equity)
⋅ Subscription agreement (simple)
⋅ Subscription agreement (units)
⋅ Transitional services agreement
⋅ Transitional services agreement: joint venture
⋅ Unanimous shareholder agreement (emerging corporation)
⋅ Unanimous shareholder agreement (private equity investment)
⋅ Unanimous shareholder agreement (start-up or early-stage business)
⋅ Unanimous shareholder agreement (domestic or international joint venture)
⋅ Unanimous shareholder agreement (two-party)
⋅ Underwriting agreement: initial public offering of common shares (Canadian corporation)
⋅ Underwriting agreement (private placement of units)
⋅ Unit certificate (limited partnership or other types of partnerships)
⋅ Vendor take back promissory note
⋅ Warrant (fixed percentage form)
⋅ Warrant (FMV exercise price form)
⋅ Warrant (penny warrant form)
⋅ Warrant (simple)

⋅ Amendment to purchase agreement
⋅ Amalgamation agreement (CBCA)
⋅ Amalgamation agreement (OBCA)
⋅ Asset purchase agreement (pro-purchaser)
⋅ Asset purchase agreement (pro-vendor auction form)
⋅ Asset transfer agreement: section 85 rollover
⋅ Asset transfer agreement: section 85 rollover by a partnership to a corporation
⋅ Asset transfer agreement: section 97(2) rollover to a partnership
⋅ Assignment and assumption agreement
⋅ Assignment and assumption agreement: contribution to a joint venture
⋅ Assignment of copyright agreement
⋅ Assignment of IP agreement
⋅ Assignment of patent agreement
⋅ Assignment of trademark agreement
⋅ Bill of sale and general conveyance (asset acquisition)
⋅ Bill of sale and general conveyance (contribution to a joint venture)
⋅ Call option agreement
⋅ Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement: M&A
⋅ Contribution agreement
⋅ Contribution agreement (indemnification by multiple vendors)
⋅ Contribution agreement (joint venture)
⋅ Form of share transfer
⋅ Interim consortium agreement
⋅ Letter of intent: asset acquisition
⋅ Letter of intent: share acquisition
⋅ Limited guarantee (buyout)
⋅ Management services agreement
⋅ Plan of arrangement
⋅ Put option agreement
⋅ Rollover commitment letter
⋅ Securities purchase agreement
⋅ Share purchase agreement (pro-purchaser)
⋅ Share purchase agreement (pro-vendor auction form)
⋅ Share purchase agreement (transfers between shareholders or affiliates)
⋅ Share transfer agreement: section 85 rollover
⋅ Shareholder arrangement: joinder agreement
⋅ Shotgun buy-sell agreement
⋅ Term sheet: private equity share acquisition
⋅ Term sheet: private placement of securities
⋅ Voting agreement

⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: approving financial statements (CBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: appointing officers (CBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: appointing officers (CNCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: approving financial statements (CNCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: approving financial statements (OBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of directors: appointing officers (OBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of members: waiver of receipt of financial statements (CNCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of members: written resolutions in lieu of an annual meeting (CNCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: waiver of receipt of financial statements (CBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: written resolutions in lieu of an annual meeting (CBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: waiving the appointment of an auditor (CBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: written resolutions in lieu of an annual meeting (OBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: waiver of receipt of financial statements (OBCA)
⋅ Annual resolutions of shareholders: waiving the appointment of an auditor (OBCA)
⋅ Arrangement resolution
⋅ Articles of amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Articles of amalgamation: CNCA
⋅ Articles of amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Articles of amendment: CBCA
⋅ Articles of amendment: CNCA
⋅ Articles of amendment: OBCA
⋅ Articles of continuance: CBCA
⋅ Articles of continuance: CNCA
⋅ Articles of continuance: OBCA
⋅ Articles of dissolution (Form 10): OBCA
⋅ Articles of dissolution (Form 11): OBCA
⋅ Articles of dissolution: CBCA
⋅ Articles of dissolution: CNCA
⋅ Articles of incorporation: CBCA
⋅ Articles of incorporation: CNCA
⋅ Articles of incorporation: OBCA
⋅ Audit committee self-evaluation
⋅ Board observer agreement
⋅ Board of directors: minutes of meeting
⋅ Board of directors: minutes of meeting (CNCA)
⋅ Board of directors: notice of meeting
⋅ Board of directors: notice of meeting (CNCA)
⋅ Board resolution of transferee approving issuance of shares: section 85 rollover
⋅ Board resolutions: annual matters (OBCA)
⋅ Board resolutions: approving horizontal short-form amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: approving horizontal short-form amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: approving vertical short-form amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: approving vertical short-form amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: long-form amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: long-form amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Board resolutions: organizational resolutions in writing
⋅ Board resolutions: organizational resolutions in writing (CNCA)
⋅ Board resolutions: resolutions in writing
⋅ Board resolutions: resolutions in writing (CNCA)
⋅ Board: organizational minutes of a joint venture corporation
⋅ By-laws: advance notice
⋅ By-laws: CBCA corporation
⋅ By-laws: CNCA corporation
⋅ By-laws: OBCA corporation
⋅ Charter of the audit committee
⋅ Charter of the board of directors
⋅ Charter of the board of directors (CNCA)
⋅ Charter of the compensation committee
⋅ Charter of the disclosure committee
⋅ Charter of the nomination committee
⋅ Code of business conduct and ethics
⋅ Directors and officers: written declaration of interest
⋅ Directors and officers: written declaration of interest (CNCA)
⋅ Directors’ register and officers’ register
⋅ Directors’ register and officers’ register (CNCA corporation)
⋅ Directors: consent to act (CBCA corporation)
⋅ Directors: consent to act (CNCA corporation)
⋅ Directors: consent to act (OBCA corporation)
⋅ Director’s statement: OBCA amalgamation
⋅ Limited partnerships: record of limited partners
⋅ Member’s meeting: chair’s script for annual meeting
⋅ Members’ register
⋅ Members’ resolutions: organizational resolutions in writing
⋅ Members’ resolutions: resolutions in writing
⋅ Memorandum to board and management of target corporation: review of representations and warranties
⋅ Notice of dissent and appraisal rights: CBCA non-distributing corporation
⋅ Notice of dissent and appraisal rights: OBCA non-offering corporation
⋅ Notice of members’ meeting
⋅ Notice of objection by dissenting shareholder
⋅ Notice of shareholders’ meeting to approve amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Notice of shareholders’ meeting to approve amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Notice of shareholders’ meeting: CBCA corporation
⋅ Notice of shareholders’ meeting: OBCA corporation
⋅ Notice to creditors: CBCA or OBCA amalgamation
⋅ Officer’s certificate: M&A
⋅ Proxy: CNCA corporation
⋅ Proxy: private corporation
⋅ Proxy: sent by management of a public company
⋅ Register of individuals with significant control: CBCA
⋅ Register of individuals with significant control: questionnaire to registered shareholders
⋅ Resignation of a director or officer
⋅ Resignation of a director or officer (CNCA)
⋅ Resignation of director: share acquisition
⋅ Secretary’s certificate: joint venture
⋅ Secretary’s certificate: M&A transaction
⋅ Senior management due diligence call agenda
⋅ Shareholder’s ledger
⋅ Shareholders’ meetings: chair’s script for annual meeting
⋅ Shareholders’ register
⋅ Shareholders’ resolutions: organizational resolutions in writing
⋅ Shareholders’ resolutions: resolutions in writing
⋅ Shareholders: organizational minutes of a joint venture corporation
⋅ Shareholders’ resolution approving amalgamation: OBCA
⋅ Shareholders’ resolution approving amalgamation: CBCA
⋅ Statutory declaration: CBCA amalgamation
⋅ Transfers register
⋅ Unanimous member agreement
⋅ Unanimous member declaration
⋅ Unanimous shareholder declaration

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