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Year called to bar: 2011 (ON)
Sandra is a partner in the firm’s Toronto office and a member of the Capital Markets & Securities and M&A Groups. Her practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, contested transactions, going-public transactions, corporate finance, and business restructuring. She has represented public and private company clients in a wide range of industries in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses and capital raising, and is experienced in advising shareholders as well as boards of directors in connection with proxy fights. Sandra also regularly advises public companies on corporate governance, security-based compensation, shareholders' rights plans, securities regulatory compliance, and general corporate and securities law matters. She has an interest and expertise in shareholder activism and the duties of boards of directors and has written numerous publications on these topics, as well as taught as a guest lecturer for the Contested Transactions and Securities Regulation courses at Queen’s University Faculty of Law. Sandra is a member of the firm's China Practice Group and is fluent in Mandarin.
On June 22, 2015, Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), through an indirect wholly owned subsidiary, acquired all of the common shares of Allana Potash Corp. (Allana) (a company that focuses on the acquisition and development of potash assets with its principal asset being the Danakhil potash project in Ethiopia) it did not own. The transaction was valued approximately $164 million and was completed, pursuant to a court approved plan of arrangement under the <i>Business Corporations Act</i> (Ontario), for cash and securities of ICL.