Jonathan is a partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Calgary office. Jon practises in the areas of corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance. He has experience with public and private offerings of equity securities; M& A; assisting clients with corporate and securities regulatory requirements; preparing corporate, securities and commercial documents; and conducting due diligence in a variety of contexts. He has also been involved in spin-out transactions, dispositions of substantially all assets and various restructuring transactions.
Before joining BLG in 2010, Jonathan articled and was an associate with a prominent Atlantic Canadian law firm in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prior to attending law school, Jonathan was an investment officer with the United Kingdom's foreign direct investment agency, based out of the British Consulate-General in Toronto. Jonathan has also been involved in finance and international marketing roles within a high technology company. As well, he served as an international business consultant in Europe and as a Commercial Attache at the Canadian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium.
Publications & Presentations
•Co-Author, Changes to the Canadian Early Warning Reporting System? ?, BLG Bulletin, May 6, 2016.
•Co-Author, Canadian SPACs Ride the Lightning - Summer 2015, BLG Bulletin, June 24, 2015.
•Co-Author, Adventures in Venture Land, BLG Bulletin, April 23, 2015.
•Co-Author, Second Time's The Charm? ?CSA Proposes Amendments to Disclosure and Governance Obligations for Venture Issuers, BLG Bulletin, July 15, 2014.
•Author, “An Examination of Canada's Foray into Nanotechnology, and Associated Legal Issues,” 2005.
•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member (Non-Practising), Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
•Member, Young Canadians in Finance
•Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program