• Due diligence exercise

    Practice reminder: do the math

    Even lawyers that thoroughly enjoy the art of drafting legal documents sometimes make basic, preventable mistakes. These can take the form of misplaced or missing punctuation, failure to define a term, or failure to review boilerplate, among others. Many times these errors will not materialize into adverse consequences, as is…

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  • At-the-market offerings: raising capital in Canada

    At-the-market offerings & the shelf prospectus

    We are occasionally asked whether public companies can conduct at-the-market offerings (ATMs) in Canada.  The answer is yes.  While they are more common in the U.S., ATMs are also used by public companies to raise capital in Canada. In a Canadian ATM, an issuer’s equity securities are sold in a…

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