Rebecca Rock 

Rebecca Rock

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 236.826.3058
e: rebecca.rock@mcmillan.ca

overview

Becky is a member of the business law group in the firm's Vancouver office. Her practice is predominantly focused on corporate/commercial matters, including private mergers and acquisitions, preparation of agreements, and reorganizations and restructurings. In addition, she has experience assisting clients with matters relating to corporate governance and compliance.

Becky has a background in biology and is building expertise in the area of food and beverage regulation, with a particular emphasis on the health food sector. She has also helped clients navigate liquor licensing issues in British Columbia.

Becky summered with McMillan in 2013, subsequently returning for her articles in 2014. She holds a law degree from UBC and was called to the Bar in 2015.

Representative Matters

Becky Rock has been involved in the following representative transactions:

  • Acted as Canadian counsel to West Fraser in respect of its approximately US$430 million acquisition of six sawmills and a finger-joint mill from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders
  • Acted for Bit Stew Systems Inc. in respect of its US$153 million acquisition by GE Digital, a division of General Electric
  • Acted for Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation in respect of its approximately CAD$13.3 million acquisition of ASW Steel Inc.
  • Acted for Great Canadian Gaming Corporation in respect of its CAD$51.3 million acquisition of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's Gaming Bundle 2 (East)
  • Acted for Plentyoffish Media Inc. in respect of its US$575 million sale to The Match.com Group

Publications

Canada's House of Commons Rejects Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods
Making Better Food Choices: Health Canada's Vision for Canadians
Labels, Endorsements, and Scientific Proof: A New Approach to Self-Care Products in Canada
North America's GMO-Labeling Policy Patchwork and the Consumer's "Right to Know"
Will Virtual Meetings Become a Reality in Canada?
What's in a Name? Organic Food Labelling in British Columbia
From Lab to Farm to Table: Regulation of Genetically Modified Food in Canada
Gotta Have (Good) Faith: Wrongful Dismissal and Aggravated Damages in George v. Cowichan Tribes

News

West Fraser Completes the Acquisition of Gilman Building Products

Education

  • University of British Columbia, JD - 2014
  • University of British Columbia, BSc. - 2011

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2015

Practices

business law
mergers and acquisitions
corporate governance
business formation

Industries

food, beverage and agribusiness

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Women's Executive Network

Awards & Rankings

  • Borden Ladner Gervais Research Fellowship
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Becky is a member of the business law group in the firm's Vancouver office. Her practice is predominantly focused on corporate/commercial matters, including private mergers and acquisitions, preparation of agreements, and reorganizations and restructurings. In addition, she has experience assisting clients with matters relating to corporate governance and compliance.

Becky has a background in biology and is building expertise in the area of food and beverage regulation, with a particular emphasis on the health food sector. She has also helped clients navigate liquor licensing issues in British Columbia.

Becky summered with McMillan in 2013, subsequently returning for her articles in 2014. She holds a law degree from UBC and was called to the Bar in 2015.

Becky Rock has been involved in the following representative transactions:

  • Acted as Canadian counsel to West Fraser in respect of its approximately US$430 million acquisition of six sawmills and a finger-joint mill from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders
  • Acted for Bit Stew Systems Inc. in respect of its US$153 million acquisition by GE Digital, a division of General Electric
  • Acted for Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation in respect of its approximately CAD$13.3 million acquisition of ASW Steel Inc.
  • Acted for Great Canadian Gaming Corporation in respect of its CAD$51.3 million acquisition of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's Gaming Bundle 2 (East)
  • Acted for Plentyoffish Media Inc. in respect of its US$575 million sale to The Match.com Group