Patricia is building a legal practice in capital markets and securities. She assists Canadian and international clients in a range of corporate and securities law matters, including contested transactions, corporate governance, asset purchase agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. With a keen interest in the current trends in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), Patricia has written bulletins on the topic.
Prior to joining McMillan, Patricia has worked with global and local law firms. She holds JD and L.LL from the University of Ottawa, where she was recognized as exceptional student on the Dean’s Honor’s List twice.
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More Bang for Your Buck: OSC’s updated fee structure to take effect April 3, 2023
Amendments to OSC Rule 13-502 Fees, OSC Rule 13-503 (Commodity Futures Act) Fees and their related companion policies coming into force April 3, 2023.
Capital Markets: 2022 Legal Year in Review
McMillan LLP's Capital Markets & Securities Group discuss the key legal developments in Canadian capital markets in 2022.
Capital Markets Podcast: Why Businesses Should Care About Greenwashing
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.
Reporting Issuers Need to be Factual and Balanced, Striving for Accurate and Comprehensive ESG reporting
The CSA cautions issuers against overly promotional "greenwashing" language in continuous disclosure in its biennial report - Staff Notice 51-364.
CSA Reports a Correlation Between Diversity Targets and Women Representation on Boards
More women are sitting on boards, reports the Canadian Securities Administrators.
Green or Grey: Regulators Target Greenwashing, Misleading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Claims
An overview of risks and best practices for companies in relation to environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) claims and disclosure.
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