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Michael (Mike) Shannon is a highly respected business lawyer with extensive experience in corporate law as well as capital markets and securities law.

A large part of Mike’s practice is focused on providing Canadian and US securities advice to companies listed in one or both countries. He has significant expertise advising clients in the technology, mining, asset management and cannabis sectors.

Mike assists companies with their formation, structuring, financing, listing, disclosure requirements, corporate governance, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and migrations. He advises on ongoing reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and registration of securities under the Securities Act of 1933.

In addition to his work with publicly listed companies, Mike advises private companies on general corporate and securities matters. He also assists clients with registration and compliance under National Instrument 31-103.




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Directorships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association

Education & Admissions

2000
Called to the British Columbia bar
1999
Called to the Alberta bar
1998
Called to the Kansas bar
1998
LL.B.University of Calgary, School of Law
1998
J.D.Washburn University, School of Law
1992
BBASimon Fraser University

Insights by Michael Shannon (4 Posts)

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Practical Considerations for Structuring Private REITs

Despite volatility, the market for Canadian REITs continues to rally creating opportunity for new players in a number of asset classes. This webinar focuses on the practical considerations for structuring private REITs.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021
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Disclose This – The Offering Memorandum Exemption Gets a Revamp – CSA Propose Additional Requirements with a focus on Real Estate Issuers and Collective Investment Vehicles

Proposed amendments to the OM Exemption may have major impacts on issuers engaged in real estate activities or considered collective investment vehicles

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Oct 14, 2020
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Thinking About Real Estate in Canada? Practical Considerations for Structuring a Private REIT

Thinking About Real Estate in Canada? Practical Considerations for Structuring a Private REIT

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Jul 30, 2020
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CSA Considers Reforms to the Syndicated Mortgage Regime and Seeks Input from Industry Participants

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

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May 10, 2018