Mylany David has over 20 years' experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer with a focus on the development and implementation of energy and infrastructure projects. She represents project developers, financial institutions, lessors, and lessees, etc., advising them on issues inherent in developing and completing projects, which can involve acquiring the necessary land, obtaining environmental permits, securing financing, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, appearing before administrative tribunals, and so forth. By identifying and assessing inherent risks, after having determined the social acceptability of a project, she negotiates win-win agreements that have the buy-in of all stakeholders. Whether the project involves public–private partnerships or large procurement and construction components, she has acknowledged expertise in managing the legal aspects of projects. In addition to negotiating agreements for the supply of equipment and electricity, and for securing the property rights for the project (whether on private or public land), she ensures that the project complies with all bylaws and regulations and meets her clients’ goals. Also known for her inspiring leadership, she is instrumental in transactions requiring the supervision of extensive due diligence teams.
On December 7, 2015, EDF EN Canada Inc. (EDF EN), a market leader in renewable energy and subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, completed the sale of a 42.5 per cent interest in the 350 megawatt (MW) Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project located in the Province of Québec (the Project) to DIM Wind, Limited Partnership (DIM), a limited partnership formed by a consortium (the Consortium) regrouping Régime de rentes du Mouvement Desjardins, Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
On December 1, 2014, Enbridge Inc. purchased additional ownership stakes in two Québec wind projects from existing partner, EDF EN Canada Inc. Enbridge acquired an additional 17.5 per cent stake in the 300 MW Lac Alfred Wind Project and an additional 30 per cent stake in the 150 MW Massif du Sud Wind Project.
Graphic Packaging International Canada, with Cascades Canada ULC and Cascades Inc., completed the acquisition of folding carton converting and paperboard mill assets of Norampac, a division of Cascades Canada ULC.