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Troy Hilson Photo
Troy Hilson Photo

Troy Hilson is building a legal practice in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He works on a variety of files relating to securities matters and general corporate transactions including contested transactions, mergers and acquisitions, prospectus offerings, private placements, reverse takeovers and securities regulatory matters.

During his legal studies, Troy volunteered with Pro Bono Ontario where he assisted self-represented litigants at small claims court. Troy also summered in the general counsel’s office of the Ontario Securities Commission, where he was involved in complex research and policy development.



Education & Admissions

2020
Called to the Ontario bar
2019
JD Osgoode Hall Law School
2016
BA, Political Science Western University

Insights (12 Posts)View More

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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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CIRO Proposes Amendments to Strengthen Short Selling Regulations

On January 11, 2024, CIRO proposed amendments aimed at strengthening short selling regulations in Canada.

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Jan 17, 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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CSA and CIRO Provide Update on Short Selling Regulatory Regime Review

On November 16, 2023, the CSA and CIRO published CSA/CIRO Staff Notice 23-332 Summary of Comments and Responses to CSA/IIROC Staff Notice 23-329.

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Nov 20, 2023
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A Look at Some Key Findings by the Alberta Securities Commission in Re Bison Acquisition Corp.

On December 21, 2021, a panel of the Alberta Securities Commission issued its written decision providing its reasons for the oral ruling it made on July 12, 2021 regarding applications brought by Bison Acquisition Corp. and Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation Exchange Limited Partnership, as well as Inter Pipeline Ltd. and Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

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Mar 20, 2023
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McMillan Lawyers’ Comment Letter regarding Staff Notice 23-329: Short Selling in Canada

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.

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Feb 22, 2023
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Ontario Superior Court Clarifies “Unreasonable or Unjustifiable” Delay for Requisitioned Meetings

The Ontario Superior Court ordered First Capital to hold a special meeting of unitholders more than two months earlier than originally scheduled.

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Feb 7, 2023
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Raising Money with the Offering Memorandum Prospectus Exemption: CSA Adopts Additional Requirements with a Focus on Real Estate Issuers and Collective Investment Vehicles

The CSA recently announced the adoption of amendments to the offering memorandum exemption in National Instrument 45-106 and the Companion Policy to NI 45-106.

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Jan 9, 2023
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CSA and IIROC Seek Stakeholder Feedback on Regulatory Framework for Short Selling

The CSA and IIROC jointly published Staff Notice 23-329 which reviews the current regulatory requirements and initiatives with respect to short selling.

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Dec 19, 2022
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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.

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Sep 14, 2022
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IIROC Addresses Certain Naked Short Selling Concerns – IIROC Notice 22-0130

IIROC guidance regarding short selling in Canada (IIROC Notice 22-0130).

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Aug 30, 2022
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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

Deals & Cases (3 Posts)

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Restructuring of LEEF Brands Inc.

In August 2022, McMillan’s Insolvency Litigation group obtained court approval of the plan of arrangement, which was necessary to address a payment default under a debenture.

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Sep 12, 2022
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Frontera Energy Issued US$400 Million in Senior Unsecured Notes

Frontera Energy Corporation (“Frontera”) (TSX:FEC) issued US$400 million in senior unsecured notes due in 2028 at a coupon rate of 7.875% and a related tender offer to repurchase, at a premium, the Company’s US$350 million 9.7% senior secured notes due in 2023.

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Jun 21, 2021
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PharmaCielo Completes Overnight Market Offering

On April 7, 2021, PharmaCielo Ltd. (“PharmaCielo”) (TSVX:PCLO) completed its previously announced overnight marketed offering of common shares from the treasury of the company, for gross proceeds of $13.5 million conducted through a syndicate of agents led by Cormark Securities Inc. and including Stifel GMP.

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Apr 7, 2021