Cory Kent* 

Cory Kent*

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

t: 604.691.7446
e: cory.kent@mcmillan.ca

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Cory's practice focuses on Corporate and Securities law with an emphasis on the natural resources and technology sectors. He provides counsel in virtually every area pertaining to Capital Markets, including listing matters on the Canadian stock exchanges (TSX, TSX-Venture), private offerings, corporate reorganizations, reactivations, hostile takeovers, reverse takeovers, plan of arrangements and amalgamations, mergers and acquisitions, and continuous disclosure obligations.

Cory is highly regarded for the depth of his corporate governance experience and advises shareholders, as well as boards of directors, in connection with shareholder activism and contested transactions matters.

Cory provides multifaceted counsel to his clients, having acted on both sides of the dealmaking table and as such is highly experienced in successfully dealing with boards of directors, management teams, stakeholders and regulatory bodies alike.

Representative Matters

  • Represented companies controlled by Waterous Energy Fund in their acquisition of the issued and outstanding common shares of Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. in a transaction valued approximately $244 million.
  • Represented Starcore International Ventures Ltd. in its acquisition of a San Martin Mine for US$26 million and related equity and debt financings, January 2007.
  • Represented Photo Channel Networks Inc. in acquisition of Pixology PLC for $19 million, and related cross-border equity financing and registration.
  • Represented Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Everett Resources Ltd. with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Golden Oasis Exploration Ltd. with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Potash One Inc. with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Starcore International Mines Ltd. with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Klondex Mines Ltd, with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented American Bonanza Gold Mining Corp. in connection with its merger with International Tours Resources Inc. and subsidiary of Fairstar Explorations Inc. ($57 million).

Presentations

Corporate Governance Disclosure
Royalty Interests

Publications

Stop the Presses: Printing of Disclosure Documents May Be a Thing of the Past
Les ACVM observent des manquements sur le plan de la communication de l'information sur les intérêts financiers dans les documents relatifs aux regroupements d'entreprises dans le secteur du cannabis
Breaking New Ground: SEC Updates Rules to Modernize Property Disclosures Required for Mining Issuers
In Aurora, Securities Regulators Affirm the New Take-over Bid Regime and Signal that Exemptive Relief under the New Regime will Prove to be Difficult and that Tactical Shareholder Rights Plans may be Extinct
Divergent Regulatory Approaches to Cryptocurrency Offerings: Developments in Canada, the United States, and China
McMillan agit dans le cadre d'une première émission d'une cryptomonnaie ayant obtenu une dispense des autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières
Proxy Access in Canada -- Another US Corporate Law Practice Makes Its Way Up North
NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects: Core Principles, Pitfalls, Problems, and Practical Guidance
BCSC Commissioned Report Provides Cold Comfort for Junior Miners and Investors
Finders be Aware - BCSC Proposes to Revoke Trade-Based Exemption
CSA Propose to Streamline and Tailor Venture Issuer Disclosure
TMX Group Temporary Relief Measures for Issuers
Crack Down on Abusive Practices
Canadian Regulators Use Sears Holdings Takeover Bid for Sears Canada to Clarify Intervention Guidelines
Going Public in Canada
Competition Act Amendments Introduced in House of Commons
Corporate Compliance Programs Bulletin Released
R. v. Clarke Transport Canada Inc. May Present New Difficulties for Section 45 Enforcement
The Limits of Criminal Predatory Pricing
Abuse of Dominance: The First 10 Years
Major Changes Are in Store for Canada's Competition Act

News

22 avocats de McMillan figurent au répertoire The Legal 500 – Canada de 2020
McMillan Receives an Impact Deal of the Year Award at the ITR Americas Tax Awards
60 avocats de McMillan cités dans le répertoire The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory de 2019
McMillan reconnu tant sur la liste des 10 opérations les plus importantes que sur celle des 10 décisions les plus importantes de Lexpert

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LLB - 1995
  • Carleton University, BA - 1990

Year Of Call

  • Barreau de la Colombie-Britannique - 1996

Practices

Cryptomonnaies et chaîne de blocs
marchés des capitaux
financement des entreprises
premiers appels publics à l'épargne et inscriptions boursières alternatives
fusions et acquisitions
sollicitation de procurations
offres publiques d'achat
inscriptions en bourse
opérations négociées

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

  • Recognized in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer in the area Mining
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* Law Corporation

Cory's practice focuses on Corporate and Securities law with an emphasis on the natural resources and technology sectors. He provides counsel in virtually every area pertaining to Capital Markets, including listing matters on the Canadian stock exchanges (TSX, TSX-Venture), private offerings, corporate reorganizations, reactivations, hostile takeovers, reverse takeovers, plan of arrangements and amalgamations, mergers and acquisitions, and continuous disclosure obligations.

Cory is highly regarded for the depth of his corporate governance experience and advises shareholders, as well as boards of directors, in connection with shareholder activism and contested transactions matters.

Cory provides multifaceted counsel to his clients, having acted on both sides of the dealmaking table and as such is highly experienced in successfully dealing with boards of directors, management teams, stakeholders and regulatory bodies alike.

  • Represented companies controlled by Waterous Energy Fund in their acquisition of the issued and outstanding common shares of Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. in a transaction valued approximately $244 million.
  • Represented Starcore International Ventures Ltd. in its acquisition of a San Martin Mine for US$26 million and related equity and debt financings, January 2007.
  • Represented Photo Channel Networks Inc. in acquisition of Pixology PLC for $19 million, and related cross-border equity financing and registration.
  • Represented Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Everett Resources Ltd. with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Golden Oasis Exploration Ltd. with its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Represented Potash One Inc. with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Starcore International Mines Ltd. with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Klondex Mines Ltd, with its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented American Bonanza Gold Mining Corp. in connection with its merger with International Tours Resources Inc. and subsidiary of Fairstar Explorations Inc. ($57 million).
Janvier 2020
Stop the Presses: Printing of Disclosure Documents May Be a Thing of the Past(seulement disponible en anglais)

Capital Markets Bulletin

Novembre 2018
Breaking New Ground: SEC Updates Rules to Modernize Property Disclosures Required for Mining Issuers(seulement disponible en anglais)

Mining Law Bulletin

Mai 2017
Proxy Access in Canada -- Another US Corporate Law Practice Makes Its Way Up North(seulement disponible en anglais)

Capital Markets Bulletin

7 Juillet 2015
NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects: Core Principles, Pitfalls, Problems, and Practical Guidance
(seulement disponible en anglais)
61st Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
Novembre 2013
BCSC Commissioned Report Provides Cold Comfort for Junior Miners and Investors(seulement disponible en anglais)
Securities Bulletin
Février 2013
Finders be Aware - BCSC Proposes to Revoke Trade-Based Exemption(seulement disponible en anglais)

Securities Bulletin

Septembre 2011
CSA Propose to Streamline and Tailor Venture Issuer Disclosure(seulement disponible en anglais)
Securities Bulletin
Novembre 2008
TMX Group Temporary Relief Measures for Issuers(seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Securities Alert
Hiver 2007
Crack Down on Abusive Practices(seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Securities Brief
Janvier 2006
Going Public in Canada
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener reference guide
1997
Competition Act Amendments Introduced in House of Commons
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and C. Kent
Competition Law
1997
Corporate Compliance Programs Bulletin Released
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and C. Kent
Competition Law
1996
R. v. Clarke Transport Canada Inc. May Present New Difficulties for Section 45 Enforcement
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and Cory Kent
Competition Law
1996
The Limits of Criminal Predatory Pricing
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and Cory Kent
Competition Law
1996
Abuse of Dominance: The First 10 Years
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and Cory Kent
Competition Law
1995
Major Changes Are in Store for Canada's Competition Act
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Co-authored: C.J. Flavell and Cory Kent
Competition Law
Septembre 2008
Corporate Governance Disclosure
(seulement disponible en anglais)
2nd Advanced Securities Compliance Course, Vancouver
Avril 2008
Royalty Interests
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Conference on Mining and Finance Law