CORPORATE/SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS

Advise on all matters related to Corporate/Securities Transactions, including:

  • Incorporations
  • Business agreements, including shareholders’ agreements, share purchase agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, employment agreements, and partnership agreements
  • Corporate transactions, including amalgamations and joint venture agreements
  • Corporate governance, including bylaws and rules

SECURITIES COMPLIANCE

Advise on all matters related to Securities Compliance, including:

  • Ongoing compliance with securities and continuous disclosure requirements
  • SEDAR filings and other corporate services to public companies
  • Pre-public financings, including private placements
  • Registration compliance and applications
  • Anti-money laundering compliance
  • Crowdfunding

SECURITIES LITIGATION

Advise on investigations and enforcement actions involving possible breaches of securities laws, including:

  • Illegal distributions
  • Misrepresentations
  • Fraud
  • Insider trading

Represent clients before regulatory bodies such as the BC Securities Commission or in the Courts of British Columbia. 

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Assist lawyers under investigation by the Law Society of BC.

LAWYER TO OTHER LAWYERS

  • Collaborates on a case-by-case basis on securities-related matters with her colleague, Veronica Armstrong, whom Harveen considers to be an analytical, thoughtful lawyer.
  • Represented with a colleague an appellant who was found to have committed fraud under the Securities Act (British Columbia) in the BC Court of Appeal. Argued that the penalties imposed on the appellant were disproportionate given the amount involved in the alleged fraud and his unblemished record.
  • Retained as Associate Counsel to represent the Insurance Corporation of BC in motor vehicle accidents.
  • Retained by a reputable commercial litigation firm to provide litigation support for a complex commercial matter involving approximately 85 plaintiffs. The trial ended in October 2014.

SPORTS LAW

For more information about this unique practice, see Harveen’s website at www.thaulisportslaw.com