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As a leading Canadian law firm with experience in all principal areas of business law, including corporate/commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology and intellectual property, litigation, labour and employment, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax, we have advised on significant matters for clients ranging from startups to multinational corporations.

We have included a sample of our recent experience below. 

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Representative Matters
Harvest One Cannabis Acquires Delivra Margaret T. Nelligan, Adria Leung Lim, Anne E. Miatello, Russell J. Sanders, David Takenaka, John J. Longo, Barbara Worndl and Erica L. Lowthers, PhD Jul 04, 2019 Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT), a global cannabis company in the health and wellness space, acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of biotechnology company Delivra Corp. (TSXV: DVA).
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MediPharm Labs Completes $75 Million Bought Deal Financing Melanie Cole, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Meredith McCann and Barbara Worndl Jun 18, 2019 MediPharm Labs Corp., a leader in specialized, research-driven cannabis extraction and cannabinoid isolation, recently completed a $75 million bought deal offering of common shares.
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Eve & Co Completes $10.45 Million Special Warrant Bought Deal Private Placement Richard M. Kimel, Melanie Cole and Sean Green May 10, 2019 On May 10, 2019, Eve & Co Incorporated completed a bought deal private placement of 20,900,000 special warrants at a price of $0.50 per special warrant for aggregate gross proceeds of $10,450,000. Eve & Co intends to use the net proceeds for greenhouse expansion and for working capital and genera...
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Eve & Co Enters into Credit Facility to Fund Expansion of Its Greenhouse Production Facility Richard M. Kimel, Melanie Cole, Sean Green, Andrew Biderman and Daniel Mahler Mar 19, 2019 On March 19, Eve & Co Incorporated, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Natural MedCo Ltd., entered into an $18,700,000 construction facility with Royal Bank of Canada to fund the completion of a 780,000 sq. ft. expansion of its greenhouse production facility located in Middlesex County, Ontario.
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MediPharm Labs Corp. Completes Qualifying Transaction and Commences Trading on the TSXV Melanie Cole and Amy Marcen-Gaudaur Oct 10, 2018 On October 1, 2018, MediPharm Labs Corp. completed its business combination with MediPharm Labs Inc., which resulted in a reverse take-over of the Company by the shareholders of the Target and constituted the “Qualifying Transaction” of the Company as such term is defined in the policies of the T...
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Medipharm Labs Inc. Completes $22.3 Million Private Placement Melanie Cole, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Barbara Worndl and Damian Lu Aug 01, 2018 On June 29, 2018, MediPharm Labs Inc. completed a private placement of 2,070,571 units at a price of $10.778 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of approximately $22,316,600 in connection with its proposed business combination with POCML4 Inc.
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Natural Medco Ltd. Completes $20.8 Million Private Placement and Eve & Co Incorporated Completes Qualifying Transaction and Initial TSXV Listing Richard M. Kimel, Sherri M. Altshuler and Francesco Gucciardo Jul 06, 2018 On June 15, 2018, Natural MedCo Ltd. completed a brokered private placement of 25,340,000 subscription receipts at a price of $0.25 per subscription receipt and a non-brokered private placement of 17,852,600 common shares at a price of $0.25 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $10.8 mil...
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Creso Pharma Completes Proposed Acquisition of Mernova Joel M. Rose, Jesse Rosensweet and Barbara Worndl Mar 21, 2018 Creso Pharma Limited (ASX: CPH) expanded into the Canadian market with the acquisition of Mernova Medicinal Inc. Mernova is a Nova Scotia-based privately-held company that has applied for a medical cannabis cultivation licence under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulati...
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Aird & Berlis Advises on Capital Raising and Cannabis-Related Operations Francesco Gucciardo and Jeffrey K. Merk Feb 15, 2018 Aird & Berlis acted for a Canadian entity, its Colombian subsidiary and the Colombian principals ... Aird & Berlis acted for a Canadian entity, its Colombian subsidiary and the Colombian principals of that entity in connection with its initial capital raising and cannabis-related operational activities.
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ICC International Cannabis Corporation Completes $23 Million Bought Deal Offering Richard M. Kimel, Sherri M. Altshuler, Barbara Worndl and Tyler Brent Nov 29, 2017 ICC International Cannabis Corporation, a licensed producer and seller of recreational cannabis, medicinal cannabinoid extracts and industrial hemp products in Uruguay, recently completed a $23 million public equity offering of units.
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A&B Advises Medicinal Marijuana Company on Funding Jun 13, 2017 Advising a medical marijuana company on various corporate work, including creating the shareholde... Advising a medical marijuana company on various corporate work, including creating the shareholders’ agreement, funding agreements, build-out agreement and merger agreement for sale of company
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A&B Advises Medical Marijuana Compliance Company Jun 13, 2017 Aird & Berlis advised a company that assists medical marijuana companies to comply with regulator... Aird & Berlis advised a company that assists medical marijuana companies to comply with regulatory requirements on various employment and intellectual property matters.
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A&B Advises on Criminal Code Implications for Foreign Subsidiary Conducting Recreational Cannabis Operations May 26, 2017 Aird & Berlis advised on the legality of a Canadian company controlling a foreign subsidiary cond... Aird & Berlis advised on the legality of a Canadian company controlling a foreign subsidiary conducting recreational cannabis operations in a foreign jurisdiction and implications under the Canadian Criminal Code.
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A&B Advises on Financing of Cannabis Production Facility Apr 05, 2017 Aird & Berlis advised on the financing of a medical marijuana production facility. Aird & Berlis advised on the financing of a medical marijuana production facility.
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A&B Advises Licensed Cannabis Producer on Various Real Estate Matters Mar 14, 2017 Aird & Berlis advised a Health Canada licensed producer of medical cannabis and cannabis products... Aird & Berlis advised a Health Canada licensed producer of medical cannabis and cannabis products on various real estate matters
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Mettrum Health Corp. Completes Cannabis Sector Sale to Canopy Growth Corporation Margaret T. Nelligan and John D. Andrew Jan 31, 2017 Mettrum Health Corp. announced the successful closing of the acquisition of Mettrum by Canopy Growth Corporation pursuant to the terms of an arrangement agreement. Under the arrangement, Canopy acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mettrum, and Mettrum’s shareholders became ...
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A&B Advises Licensed Grower Dec 13, 2016 Aird & Berlis advised a Health Canada licensed grower of medicinal marijuana on various corp... Aird & Berlis advised a Health Canada licensed grower of medicinal marijuana on various corporate matters, including structuring and negotiation of business transactions and corporate governance issues.
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ICC International Cannabis Corporation Completes $13 Million Brokered Private Placement, Qualifying Transaction with Shogun Capital Corp. and Initial TSXV Listing Richard M. Kimel and Sherri M. Altshuler Dec 01, 2016 On September 8, 2016, International Cannabis Corp completed a brokered private placement of 32,500,000 subscription receipts at a price of $0.40 per subscription receipt for gross proceeds of $13 million.
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A&B Advises Dispensaries on Municipal Matters Nov 14, 2016 Aird and Berlis has advised marijuana dispensaries with respect to the municipal powers and enfor... Aird and Berlis has advised marijuana dispensaries with respect to the municipal powers and enforcement authorities under the Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of Toronto Act, 2006.
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A&B Advises Amber Canada Inc. on its Entry into Canada's Marijuana Market Eldon J. Bennett Jun 14, 2016 A&B advised Amber Canada Inc., a late-stage LP applicant under the ACMPR, with respect to startup... A&B advised Amber Canada Inc., a late-stage LP applicant under the ACMPR, with respect to startup work, including the company’s organization, shareholders’ agreement and initial round of seed-financing.
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Aird & Berlis Advises on Partnership with Cannabis Company Mar 14, 2016 Aird and Berlis advised a joint venture partner on tax and corporate planning matters in connecti... Aird and Berlis advised a joint venture partner on tax and corporate planning matters in connection with a partnership with a Canadian cannabis business.
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Aird & Berlis Advises on Medical Marijuana Dispensary Leasing Matters Aug 20, 2015 Aird and Berlis advised a property management company on its commercial lease to a medical mariju... Aird and Berlis advised a property management company on its commercial lease to a medical marijuana dispensary.
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