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Year called to bar: 2003 (Ontario)
Alison Hayman is a partner in the Business Law Group at Cassels and serves as co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. She advises clients on the protection, enforcement, and licensing of intellectual property with a focus on trademarks, and is also a Registered Trademark Agent. At Cassels, Alison serves on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. She is recognized as a leader in her field by ManagingIP and WTR1000. Alison received her LLM from the London School of Economics and was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2003.
On July 31, 2015, NYX Gaming Group Limited (NYX or the Company) together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYX Digital Gaming (Canada) ULC (NYX Digital), completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Amaya (Alberta) Inc., formerly Chartwell Technology Inc., and Cryptologic Limited from Amaya Inc. (Amaya) for an initial purchase price consisting of $110 million in cash, subject to customary working capital adjustments, and the issuance to Amaya of $40 million exchangeable preferred shares of NYX Digital. NYX also entered into a preferred supplier licensing agreement with a subsidiary of Amaya to provide certain casino gaming content to Amaya’s real-money casino offering, which will be integrated into the PokerStars and Full Tilt branded casino websites.