199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1994 (BC); 2000 (ON)
Glenn Zacher is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Energy Groups and is Co-Head of the Energy Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and class actions, particularly in the energy sector, and on energy regulatory law. He has appeared before all levels of provincial courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, and has conducted arbitrations and acted as counsel before various administrative tribunals, including the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) (formerly, the National Energy Board). Glenn is a member of the firm’s Professional and Ethics Committee. Glenn’s energy dispute/regulatory practice includes advising and representing public agencies and private sector companies (generators, marketers, transmitters, developers, lenders, etc.) before the OEB, CER, and in litigation and appeal proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court, Divisional Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. Glenn also has significant experience defending class actions involving deceptive marketing, consumer protection, securities, product liability and competition law claims.
On January 18, 2017, Boralex Inc. (“Boralex”) a leader in the Canadian market for the development, building and operation of renewable energy power facilities and France’s largest independent producer of onshore wind power, completed the acquisition of all of the economic interest of ENERCON Canada Inc. (“ENERCON”) in the 230 MW Niagara Region Wind Farm Project (the “Project”), located in the Province of Ontario, for a total cash consideration of approximately $232.4 million.
On January 29, 2004, Fortis Inc. completed a public offering of eight million first preference units, each consisting of one series D first preference share and one series E first preference share purchase warrant, at $6.25 per unit, for gross proceeds of $50 million.