Ouvedi Rama Naiken is building a broad practice in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. She works on files relating to securities matters and general corporate transactions.
Working closely with senior lawyers, Ouvedi is involved in a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, prospectus offerings, private placements, reverse takeovers, and securities regulatory matters.
During her legal studies, Ouvedi was a volunteer at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill where she provided bilingual legal information, referral and community services to members of the Montreal community.
- Legal Information Clinic at McGill
Directorships & Affiliations
- South Asian Bar Association (SABA)
Education & Admissions
- Co-author of Morissette decision creates uncertainty for the subsection 184(3) short-cut method (TCC), Canadian Tax Journal
Insights (12 Posts)View More
McMillan LLP's Capital Markets & Securities Group discuss the most significant legal developments in Canadian capital markets in 2023.
Necessary Guidance: Ontario Capital Markets Tribunal Provides Key Insights on the ‘Necessary Course of Business’ Exception in Kraft (Re)
The first application of the "necessary course of business" defense to tipping, Kraft (Re) offers key insights when handling material non-public information.
In this podcast episode, Ouvedi Rama Naiken and Ishita Kashyap discuss how securities laws apply to private companies in Canada.
What advantages do private companies have over public companies and why would a public company decide to go private? This podcast episode dives into the implications of going private transactions in Canada.
Capitalizing on the Underserved Student Housing Market in Canada: Industry Overview and Capital Raising Structures
Private sector participants seeking to participate in the underserved student accommodation market in Canada can raise capital through different structures.
On December 8, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”) jointly published Staff Notice 23-329: Short Selling in Canada (the “Short Selling Notice”), which reviews the current regulatory requirements and initiatives with respect to short selling and seeks public feedback on areas for regulatory consideration.
McMillan LLP's Capital Markets & Securities Group discuss the key legal developments in Canadian capital markets in 2022.
This podcast episode dives into the risks and impact of greenwashing on businesses. Ouvedi Rama Naiken and Patricia Chehadé, from our Capital Markets & Securities Group, speak with corporate commercial litigator and regulatory lawyer, Talia Gordner on the current regulatory framework of greenwashing.
The CSA and IIROC jointly published Staff Notice 23-329 which reviews the current regulatory requirements and initiatives with respect to short selling.
TSX Considering Adoption of Pricing Guidelines for Prospectus Offerings
Are you curious about the intersection of crypto and securities law? This podcast dives into the future of crypto law and the current state of crypto regulations in Canada.
Listed Issuer Financing Exemption: Canadian Securities Administrators Introduce Amendments to Facilitate Capital Raising with a Focus on Small Reporting Issuers
The Canadian Securities Administrators announced the introduction of a prospectus exemption which will be available to reporting issuers as of November 21, 2022.
Deals & Cases (2 Posts)
On November 7, 2022, Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX:AVP) (“Avcorp”) closed its CAD$139 million acquisition by Latécoère S.A. (“Latécoère”). The acquisition was affected by way of a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act, pursuant to which Latécoère acquired all the issued and outstanding common shares of Avcorp for considerations of $0.11 in cash per share.
Sun Valley Successfully elects dissident slate of Directors to Canagold Resources Board of Directors
McMillan acted for Sun Valley Investments LLC (“Sun Valley”) in connection with its opposition to the management and business direction of Canagold Resources Ltd. (TSX: CCM) (“Canagold”) and its proxy fight to change the board of directors by nominating a slate of three independent directors for election at Canagold’s Annual and Special General Meeting.
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