- Banking and Financial Services
- Franchise and Commercial Contracts
|Contact Info||Telephone: 416.365.3524|
|University ||University of Toronto, B.A., 1971|
|Law School||University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 1974; Osgoode Hall, York University, LL.M., 1984|
Sandra Appel has over three decades of experience advising on corporate and commercial matters including asset and share purchase transactions, corporate governance and shareholder relations, secured financings, restructuring of businesses and distribution and franchising arrangements in a wide variety of industries including electronics, hospitality, automotive, building materials, photographic supplies and machine tools and tooling.
In the past decade, she has developed significant expertise in advising foreign companies on the acquisition or establishment of Canadian businesses. In this regard, she provides strategic advice in structuring the transaction and directing dealings with Canadian federal and provincial authorities, working closely with representatives of the foreign companies including their in-house counsel, outside counsel and banking and financial advisors.
Sandra managed the Toronto office of Davis LLP for four years and in this capacity participated on a number of firm committees and assisted in the growth of this office.
•Acted for a national franchiser to secure a line of credit to upgrade premises of its franchisees.
•Acted for the majority shareholders in the sale of their shares as part of a settlement of an oppression remedy lawsuit.
•Acted for the American subsidiary of a Japanese public company in acquiring its major distributor in Canada in order to gain immediate access to the Canadian market.
•Acted for a majority shareholder in the sale of its shares of an internet security company to the remaining shareholders.
•BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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Priority in Security Interests: Lessons for Secured Creditors
M. Sandra Appel, April 7, 2015
In the opening paragraph of his decision in CFI Trust v. Royal Bank of Canada 2013 BCSC 1715, Supreme Court Justice Elliot Myers drew a parallel to the dark comedy Fargo, but this case was no laughing matter to the two creditors involved, who were left fighting over the remains after the fraudulent...
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