Michael Shannon 

Michael Shannon

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

t: 604.893.7638
e: michael.shannon@mcmillan.ca

overview

Mike is a partner in the firm's Vancouver office and a member of its Capital Markets Group and U.S. Securities Group. He is experienced in general corporate and securities related matters and provides Canadian and U.S. securities law advice to a broad range of companies that are listed in Canada and the United States. Mike assists companies with their formation, structuring, financing, listing, disclosure requirements, corporate governance, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and migrations. Mike frequently assists companies in complying with their on-going reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and with the registration of securities under the Securities Act of 1933. Mike also represents private companies and provides them with general corporate and securities related advice. Mike is also experienced in securities registration matters and assists clients with registration and compliance under National Instrument 31-103.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike was a principal owner of a Vancouver law firm from 2006 to 2011 and an associate since 2000, where Mike was a member of its corporate and securities group.

Presentations

Selected U.S. Securities Law Issues
Overview of Mortgage Investment Corporations, Registration Issues and Capital Raising Exemptions
Overview of Registration Requirements for Firms and Individuals
Registration for Firms and Individuals

Publications

CSA Considers Reforms to the Syndicated Mortgage Regime and Seeks Input from Industry Participants

News

McMillan LLP Announces 13 Equity Partner & Partner Promotions
McMillan granted DAD and PAL Advisor status by OTC Markets Group
McMillan welcomes five new partners to the partnership
Michael Shannon joins McMillan's Vancouver office

Education

  • University of Calgary, School of Law - 1998
  • Washburn University School of Law - 1998
  • Simon Fraser University, BBA (Finance) - 1992

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2000
  • Called to the Alberta bar - 1999
  • Called to the Kansas bar - 1998

Practices

corporate finance
stock exchange listings
IPOs and alternative IPOs
US securities
mergers and acquisitions
corporate governance
public disclosures
cryptocurrency and blockchain

Industries

cannabis practice group

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
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Mike is a partner in the firm's Vancouver office and a member of its Capital Markets Group and U.S. Securities Group. He is experienced in general corporate and securities related matters and provides Canadian and U.S. securities law advice to a broad range of companies that are listed in Canada and the United States. Mike assists companies with their formation, structuring, financing, listing, disclosure requirements, corporate governance, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and migrations. Mike frequently assists companies in complying with their on-going reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and with the registration of securities under the Securities Act of 1933. Mike also represents private companies and provides them with general corporate and securities related advice. Mike is also experienced in securities registration matters and assists clients with registration and compliance under National Instrument 31-103.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike was a principal owner of a Vancouver law firm from 2006 to 2011 and an associate since 2000, where Mike was a member of its corporate and securities group.

June 2016
Selected U.S. Securities Law Issues
Vancouver, British Columbia
December 2014
Overview of Mortgage Investment Corporations, Registration Issues and Capital Raising Exemptions
7th Annual Residential Real Estate Conference , Vancouver
May 2013
Overview of Registration Requirements for Firms and Individuals
PMAC Vancvouer Compliance Forum, Vancouver, British Columbia
May 2013
Registration for Firms and Individuals
Panelist, PMAC Vancouver Compliance Forum