- Private Transactions
- Technology & Licensing
|University ||Simon Fraser University, B.B.A., with a concentration in Finance, 2010|
|Law School||University of British Columbia, J.D., 2010|
|Admitted||2011, British Columbia|
Rahim Esmail is an associate in our Business Law and Technology Law Groups in Vancouver. Mr. Esmail is developing a practice focusing on outsourcing, licensing, e-commerce and technology company mergers and acquisitions. He also has experience advising financial institutions with respect to a variety of complex regulatory matters.
Mr. Esmail's recent experience includes:
•acting for an energy utility company in its renegotiation of a major back office services outsourcing agreement
•acting for a crown corporation in its procurement of core system replacement, integration and support services; and
•acting for a manufacturer and distributor of horticultural products in its $50 million acquisition by way of a share sale.
Mr. Esmail received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Simon Fraser University and hisJuris Doctorfrom the University of British Columbia. He was called to the British Columbia bar in 2011.
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CASL Guidance for Registered Charities
Rahim Esmail,Meghan Waters, July 17, 2014
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), which came into force on July 1, 2014, is considered to be the toughest commercial electronic messaging (“CEM”) legislation in the world, with substantial fines for violations (including fines up to $10 million for...
Legal Implications of Accepting Bitcoin as Payment
Rahim Esmail,Terry Gao,Emily MacKinnon, March 6, 2014
The number of Canadian businesses accepting virtual currencies as a form of payment is growing. Bitcoin is emerging as the most popular of these new currencies - none of which are subject to a central authority. Governments, including Canada’s federal government, are starting to take note,...
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