- Corporate Commercial Law
- Corporate Finance
- Income Trusts
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Structured Finance & Asset Securitization
- Energy: Oil & Gas
|Contact Info||Telephone: 403.298.3097|
|University ||University of Alberta, B.A., 1993|
|Law School||University of Alberta, LL.B., 1997; Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M., 2003|
Jon Truswell's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, reporting issuer compliance, commercial agreements and governance of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
Jon's principal area of practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions acting for the acquirer, target and special committees. Jon also has significant corporate finance experience in public and private debt and equity financings in Canada and the U.S. In addition, Jon has experience in corporate reorganizations and spin-outs; corporate governance; continuous disclosure; and general commercial transactions.
Currently, Jon is the Vice Chair and a member of the Board of Directors of the Prostate Cancer Centre. Jon is a former Chair and a member of the board of governors of the Lindsay Park Sports Society, a not-for-profit society that manages and operates the Talisman Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
Jon is a hockey coach with the Springbank Minor Hockey Association.
•Counsel to Edge Natural Resources in connection with investors acquiring all shares and warrants of Canamax Energy Ltd. valued at approximately $82 million
•Counsel to Repsol S.A. in connection with the proposed $15.1 billion acquisition of Talisman Energy Inc. (December 2014)
•Counsel to Teine Energy Ltd. in connection with the issuance of US$350 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.875% senior notes due 2022
•2011, Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Jon C. Truswell, recognized as a Canadian Corporate Lawyer to Watch
•2010, Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40
Jon C. Truswell, recognized as one of Canada's leading 40 lawyers under 40
•ISS and Glass Lewis Announce 2016 Canadian Proxy Voting Guideline Updates
•TSX Expands Exemptions Available to Interlisted Issuers
•Cooperative Capital Markets System Publishes Revised Draft Legislation and Draft Regulations
News & Events
•Nicholas Fader, Jon Truswell and Adrienne Roy Update Quoted in the Financial Post on ASC Appeal
•Jon Truswell Recognized Among Canada's Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
•Bennett Jones Announces Eight New Partners
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ISS and Glass Lewis Announce 2016 Canadian Proxy Voting Guideline Updates
Karen Keck,Jon C. Truswell,Elyse P. van Spronsen, December 23, 2015
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their respective Canadian proxy voting guidelines for the upcoming 2016 proxy season. The ISS updates will apply to shareholder meetings of publicly traded Canadian companies occurring on...
TSX Expands Exemptions Available to Interlisted Issuers
Annie M. Alport,Jon C. Truswell, October 20, 2015
On September 10, 2015, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published a Notice of Amendments to the TSX's Company Manual. The Amendments modify, expand and formalize certain exemptions available to issuers listed on the TSX which are also listed in another market (Interlisted Issuers).
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