Jennifer is an Associate in the firm's Securities Law Group. Jennifer joins us after previously working in-house for a private equity firm. As part of her practice, she will continue to develop diverse expertise in various securities and regulatory matters.
MAY 08 2019
Out with the Old In With the "Re-NEWed System" to Replace SEDI, SEDAR and NRD
On May 2, 2019 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") issued a press release introducing the National Systems Renewal Program ("NSPR") aimed at developing a new centralized information technology system (the "Renewed System") to replace various local records filing systems, as well as the System for Electronic Development Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR"), the System for Electronic Disclosure by Insiders ("SEDI"), and the National Registration Database ("NRD").
APRIL 25 2019
Proposed Changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act
On April 8, 2019, the federal government introduced Bill C-97 in order to implement its spring budget. Bill C-97 proposes to effect amendments to a number of federal statutes, including making important changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act ("CBCA").
MARCH 08 2019
The OSC's Response to Reduce Regulatory Burden
The Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") recently published Staff Notice 11-784 ¾ Burden Reduction (the "Staff Notice") to seek the consultation of stakeholders to address ways the OSC can reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens. The efforts undertaken by the OSC are intended to support the Ontario government's Open for Business Action Plan and can be seen as complementing the existing regulatory reduction projects initiated by the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") discussed below in the section entitled "Background"...
JANUARY 09 2019
Weeding Out The Edible, Extracts And Topical Appeal
On December 20, 2018 Health Canada launched a 60-day public consultation on draft regulations to amend Schedule 4 (the "Schedule") to the Cannabis Act (the "Act") to include the following classes of cannabis that can be legally sold in Canada: "edible cannabis", "cannabis extracts" and "cannabis topicals"...
- Call to the Bar, 2018
- University of Ottawa, J.D., English Common Law, 2017
- Canadian Securities Course, 2018
- University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons.), 2013
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association