- Corporate Governance
- Private Equity
- Private Transactions
- Public Companies
|University ||Mount Allison University, B.A., Honours in International Relations|
|Law School||Université Laval, Bachelor of Civil Law, 2009; University of Ottawa, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011|
|Admitted||2012, Québec; 2012, Ontario|
|Memberships ||Canadian Bar Association. |
Jacob Stone is an associate in the Business Law Group in Quebec City. His practice focuses on corporate and project financing, securities, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital in the mining industry and biotechnology fields as well as legal issues of a general nature concerning companies.
Mr. Stone's experience includes:
•Representing the lenders in a C$102.7 million financing for the construction and operation of a 36 megawatt bioenergy power generation facility in Mackenzie, British Columbia
•$8 million (approx.) over-night bought deal via short-form prospectus for Lorus Therapeutics Inc.
•C$600 thousand private placement of convertible promissory notes for Lorus Therapeutics Inc.
•US$700 million sale of Lafarge North America Gypsum assets to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds
•C$893K private placement of units for Lorus Therapeutics Inc.
•Acquisition of event management company Gestev Inc. by Quebecor Media Inc.
•Acquisition of Victhom Human Bionics Inc. by Ergoresearch Ltd.
•$10 million financing of Myca Health Inc. through the issuance of common shares, preferred shares and convertible debentures
•Acquisition of Groupe Morneau by Wynnchurch Capital Ltd. and CDPQ.
Before joining McCarthy Tetrault, Mr. Stone worked in the investment and services section of the Trade Law Division of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada in Ottawa.
Mr. Stone received a Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) from the University of Ottawa in 2011 after receiving a Bachelor of Civil Law from Universite Laval in 2009. Before studying law, he completed a BA (Honours) in International Relations with a Minor in Economics at Mount Allison University.
Mr. Stone is a member of the Canadian Bar Association. He was called to the Quebec and Ontario Bars in 2012.
Arbitrariness, The Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard and the International Law of Investment,Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 25, Issue 01, 2012
With Sylvette Guillemard, La Cour supreme du Canada et la competence internationale des tribunaux, (The Supreme Court of Canada and the International Jurisdiction of the Courts),Journal de droit international(le Clunet), Vol. 136, no. 4, 2009
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Québec Tables Another Bill to Amend the Mining Act
Daniel Bénay,Marc-Alexandre Hudon,Grégory Larroque,Max Thelonious Rogan,Jacob Stone, December 18, 2013
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Martine Ouellet, the Québec Minister of Natural Resources, tabled Bill no. 70 entitled An Act to amend the Mining Act. The fourth and latest installment in a long line of attempts to reform Québec’s mining legislation, unlike its predecessor Bill...
New Québec Mining Act Bill Defeate
Daniel Bénay,Max Thelonious Rogan,Jacob Stone, November 5, 2013
The proposed new Québec Mining Act, also known as Bill 43, was defeated today at the Québec National Assembly. Originally tabled on May 29, 2013 by the Québec Minister of Natural Resources, Bill 43 was the latest in several recent attempts by the government of Québec to...
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