Sam Kelley is building a legal practice in capital markets and securities as well as in mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of McMillan’s China Practice and has spent seven years working and studying in China.

Sam assists clients on a variety of files relating to securities law matters such as investment funds, asset management and general corporate transactions. His experience extends to contested transactions, mergers and acquisitions, prospectus offerings, private placements, reverse takeovers and securities regulatory matters.

Sam holds a JD from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, a master of arts in advanced Chinese studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, and a bachelor of arts in history and political science from the University of Toronto.


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Capital Markets: 2023 Legal Year in Review

McMillan LLP's Capital Markets & Securities Group discuss the most significant legal developments in Canadian capital markets in 2023.

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Jan 31, 2024
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British Columbia Securities Commission Holds that the Bar for a Finding of Parties “Acting Jointly or in Concert” is Set Relatively High

This bulletin provides key insights into the BCSC's ruling on the criteria for determining when parties are considered to have acted "jointly and in concert"

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Jan 4, 2024
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Please Pay the Ferryman: OSC Seeks to Levy Additional Fees on Registered and Unregistered Crypto Asset Trading Platforms (CTPs)

The OSC proposed amendments to OSC Rule 13-502 Fees and OSC Rule 13-503 (Commodity Futures Act) Fee and its impact on crypto asset trading platforms.

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Nov 16, 2023
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New SEC Cybersecurity Rules – Implications for Canadian Issuers

Discusses the impact of new SEC cybersecurity requirements on Canadian foreign private issuers and suggests recommendations for companies to consider.

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Oct 25, 2023
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ISED Releases Companion to Proposed AI Law: Timelines, Guidelines, and Enforcement

Summary of ISED's AIDA companion policy and key takeaways for business involved in developing and using artificial intelligence (AI) systems

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Apr 17, 2023
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NFTs and Implications Under Canadian Securities Law

This article discusses the treatment of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as securities and related regulatory considerations in Canada.

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Aug 16, 2021