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The economies of Canada and the United States are deeply integrated and billions of dollars of goods and services cross the Canada-US border each day. Helping US clients navigate Canadian legal issues is in our DNA. We provide advice, lead transactions and resolve disputes for clients in a wide range of Canadian and cross-border industries.

Our lawyers assist US clients with all manner of business law issues. We routinely guide clients through the various requirements for starting or expanding a business in Canada, raising debt or equity financing in Canadian public markets and advising on issues of corporate governance, tax, competition, labour, environmental and regulatory matters, as well as Canadian investment review legislation. McMillan has a long history as a leader in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional business activities, working closely with top US law firms on some of the world’s largest cross-border M&A, private equity, financing and restructuring proceedings.

We assist public companies or their stakeholders in proxy fights and represent clients in some of the most significant disputes before Canada’s provincial securities commissions. We also help US clients manage litigation risk in Canada and represent them through high-stakes disputes before Canadian courts, international and domestic arbitration bodies, and federal and provincial administrative tribunals.