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Mark Neighbor practises business law with a focus on capital markets and securities matters. His exceptional expertise encompasses going public transactions, equity and debt financing, and public mergers and acquisitions. Representing clients in Canada and abroad, Mark has developed deep industry knowledge in the mining, technology, and cannabis sectors.

Mark assists clients with listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange through qualifying transactions, reverse takeovers and initial public offerings.

Advising on a wide range of complex transactional matters, Mark also helps clients through asset and share acquisitions, going private transactions, corporate reorganizations and spinouts. He also provides advice on continuous disclosure, corporate governance and stock exchange requirements.



Representative Matters

  • Recent representative transactions include advising:
  • Turmalina Metals Corp. (TSXV: TBX) on a going public transaction on the TSX Venture Exchange and a overnight marketed prospectus offering;
  • Oro X Mining Corp. (formerly Western Pacific Resources Corp.) (TSXV: OROX), on its acquisitions of the Julian project located in Ecuador and the Coriorcco and Las Antas gold projects located in Peru;
  • Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) with a spinout of its subsidiary Australis Capital Inc. and listing of Australis Capital Inc. (CSE: AUSA) on the Canadian Securities Exchange;
  • Pure Extracts Technologies Corp. (CSE: PULL) with a reverse takeover and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange;
  • a European investment group with strategic equity and debt investments in a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company;
  • VSBLTY Groupe Technologies Inc. (CSE: VSBY) on a going public transaction on the Canadian Securities Exchange and a best efforts short form prospectus offering;
  • Greenlane Renewables Inc. (formerly Creation Capital Corp.) (TSXV: GRN) on its capital pool company listing, qualifying transaction, subscription receipt financing and shelf prospectus offering;

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association

Education & Admissions

2009
Called to the British Columbia bar
2008
JDUniversity of British Columbia
2008
MA (Asia Pacific Policy Studies)University of British Columbia
2002
BAUniversity of British Columbia

Publications

  • “Canada Law Update,” International Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures: 2009 Year-In-ReviewAmerican Bar Association (2009)

Insights by Mark Neighbor (6 Posts)

Changes Expected to Lead to Renewed Interest in TSXV’s Capital Pool Company Program

Dec 2, 2020

On December 1, 2020, the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) announced changes to its Capital Pool Company (CPC)
program to become effective on January 1, 2021.

COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Canadian Companies to Consider Virtual Shareholder Meetings

Mar 17, 2020

In light of concerns relating to COVID-19, this bulletin provides Canadian companies guidance on holding electronic or virtual shareholder meetings.

CSA Publish Final Proxy Voting Protocols

Feb 1, 2017

CSA Publish Final Proxy Voting Protocols

Venture Issuers are Reminded to Consider Recent Regulatory Developments

May 16, 2016

Venture Issuers are Reminded to Consider Recent Regulatory Developments

CSA Publishes Final Report on Proxy Voting Infrastructure and Proposes Voting Protocols

Apr 19, 2016

CSA Publishes Final Report on Proxy Voting Infrastructure and Proposes Voting Protocols

CSA Conducts Review of Proxy Voting Infrastructure

Aug 27, 2013

CSA Conducts Review of Proxy Voting Infrastructure