Nicholas P. Fader: Lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP

Nicholas P. Fader

Calgary,  AB  Canada

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BV® Distinguished

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Energy: Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
Contact InfoTelephone: 403.298.3474
Fax: 403.265.7219
University Saint Mary's University, B.A., with honours, 1986
Law SchoolDalhousie University, LL.B., 1989
Admitted1990, Alberta

A member of the firm's public markets practice group, Nick acts for public and private corporations, including oil and gas, industrial and technology clients. Nick's practice extends to private and public debt and equity offerings, domestic and international acquisitions, licence and distributorship arrangements, debt restructurings and shareholder disputes (including proxy contexts). Nick has also provided corporate and securities law support to internal corporate investigations (including investigations of options practices) and the defence of class action proceedings.

Nick acts as corporate secretary of Resonance Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas corporations, and previously served as corporate secretary of Arriva Energy Inc. and Total Energy Services Inc., Circa Enterprises Inc., Compass Petroleum Ltd. and Voodoovox Inc., among others. In addition, Nick is a director of PetroSantander Inc., a private, Houston-based corporation engaged in oil and gas exploration and development in South America, the United States and eastern Europe.

Nick is a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Alberta Securities Commission.

In 2002, Nick was named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars, Canada's top 40 lawyers under 40.

Select Experience
•Compass Petroleum Ltd. in connection with the $97.8 million acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Compass Petroleum Ltd. by Whitecap Resources Inc.
•Total Energy Services Ltd., in connection withits reorganization, by way of plan of arrangement, into a mutual fund trust, Total Energy Services Trust.
•Doman Industries (forest products) - counsel to senior bondholder groupin connection withDoman's US$1.1 billion total debt in connection with its restructuring pursuant to the CCAA.

Recent Recognitions
2007, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
Nicholas P. Fader, ranked, Up-and-Coming Individual, corporate / mergers & acquisitions
2005, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Nicholas P. Fader, received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
2002, Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40
Nicholas P. Fader, recognized as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Canada

Recent Publications
•Alberta Securities Commission Applies to SCC for Leave to Appeal Insider Trading Decision in Walton
•Unsolicited Expressions of Interest may be Material Information
•CSA Amends NI 51-101 Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities

News & Events
•Nicholas Fader, Jon Truswell and Adrienne Roy Update Quoted in the Financial Post on ASC Appeal
•Gary Solway and Nicholas Fader Comment in Canadian Lawyer Magazine


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Office Information

Nicholas P. Fader

855-2nd Street S.W.
CalgaryAB T2P 4K7

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