1055 West Georgia St, Suite 1500, PO Box 11117, Royal Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2007 (BC)
Ryan's practice focuses on transportation and logistics with a particular emphasis on the rail industry. Ryan counsels shippers, receivers and other rail users, shortline railways and investors on all aspects of rail transportation in commercial negotiations, dispute resolution, regulatory and transactional matters. Ryan has significant experience with rail rate, service and related matters under the Canada Transportation Act, rail safety matters, and contractual allocation of liability. Ryan’s transportation practice includes advising shippers and motor carriers on contractual and regulatory matters. Ryan also practices competition law, with particular experience in merger reviews.
On October 28, 2015, Match.com Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of The Match Group, completed its previously-announced acquisition of Canadian online dating service Plentyoffish Media Inc. (POF) for US$575 million in cash. The Match Group, which already owns Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder and has filed its IPO on the NASDAQ, now adds POF, the largest free online dating site in the world, to its portfolio. Match is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US media and internet giant IAC/InterActiveCorp.