333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6
Phone: (416) 865-4517
Fax: (416) 364-7813
E-mail: bgraves@fasken.com
 
 
 

Brian advises clients on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial and securities law matters. With focus on cross-border transactions, Brian works in the mining and natural resource industries and is considered an authority on metal streaming transactions. Brian acts as lead counsel on M&A deals for Canadian and foreign clients, advising on hostile and friendly take-over bids, reverse take-overs, plans of arrangement, asset and share purchases and related party transactions. In corporate finance, Brian is involved in public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings and securities regulatory matters. In the mining and natural resources space, in addition to metal streaming transactions, Brian advises on commercial arrangements such as joint ventures, earn-ins, operating agreements, off-take arrangements, royalties and lending transactions. Brian has published articles on topics including metal streaming, public company redomicilings, take-over bids and mining disclosure, and has lectured on areas including cross-border M&A, shareholder agreements, joint ventures, dealing with multiple listed companies and directors’ duties. He has taught securities law at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law and at the University of Windsor law school.


Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON); 1998 (New York)
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