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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
University of Calgary, School of Law
1998
Washburn University, School of Law
1992
BBASimon Fraser University

Insights by Michael Shannon (3 Posts)

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

Oct 14, 2020

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

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

Jul 30, 2020

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

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

May 10, 2018

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