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.
•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 with its reorganization, by way of plan of arrangement, into a mutual fund trust, Total Energy Services Trust.
•Doman Industries (forest products) - counsel to senior bondholder group in connection with Doman's US$1.1 billion total debt in connection with its restructuring pursuant to the CCAA.
•New Prospectus Exemption for Investors that Receive Suitability Advice from a Registered Investment Dealer
•Alberta Securities Commission Applies to SCC for Leave to Appeal Insider Trading Decision in Walton
•Unsolicited Expressions of Interest may be Material Information
•New Investment Dealer Prospectus Exemption
•2016, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Nicholas P. Fader, received a Distinguished Peer Review Rating
•2007, Chambers Global The Worlds Leading Lawyers for Business
Nicholas P. Fader, ranked, Up-and-Coming Individual, corporate / mergers & acquisitions
•2002, Lexperts Rising Stars Leading Lawyers Under 40
Nicholas P. Fader, recognized as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Canada
News & Speaking Engagements
•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