Vickie has extensive experience in acting for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financing arrangements including asset-based loans, bilateral and syndicated financings, franchise financing, first and second lien loans, and project and acquisition financings.
Vickie has also assisted clients with insolvency and debt restructuring matters. Her experience spans a variety of industry sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, health care, food & hospitality, and retail businesses.
Vickie has been repeatedly recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in both the areas of Banking and Financial Institutions and Asset Based Lending. She has also been noted in Legal 500 Canada as a key practitioner and “proactive problem solver”. Vickie has also been the recipient, on a number of occasions, of the Lawyer Monthly Magazine, Women in Law Award.
Vickie has been engaged in the legal profession and matters that benefit the larger community. She has spoken at various industry conferences as well as client training seminars on lending, personal property, cash management and other practise-area related topics. Vickie is also a member of Bay Street Fore a Cause, a not for profit corporation comprised of Bay Street professionals with a desire to give back to their community by raising funds for child and youth-related charitable causes in the Greater Toronto Area.
Prior to joining Fogler, Rubinoff, Vickie was a partner and Chair of the Financial Services Group of another Bay Street firm.
Adam’s practice focuses on financings and going public transactions.
Adam represents several mid-market public companies and assists companies in listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Toronto Venture Exchange. He also represents brokerage firms and has helped numerous clients with their M&A and cross border transactions. Adam has a particular expertise with the Capital Pool Company program, and often acts as a strategic advisor to his clients.
While Adam primarily advises mining, energy and alternative energy companies, he also represents publicly listed technology companies, food producers and numerous private businesses. Adam has experience in representing clients in Canada and the US as well as South America, China and South Asia.
Adam acts as a director and officer for several public companies and he is Chairman and founder of Foundations Markets Inc., a Toronto based Merchant Bank and Exempt Market Dealer.
Adam has authored numerous papers and articles relating to Canadian and foreign securities and corporate law and is a past editor of “Canadian International Lawyer” as well as the Canadian Bar Association “Globetrotter”. Earlier in his career, Adam was the Managing Partner of a prominent Bay Street securities law boutique where he represented public issuers and investment dealers. Adam was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996.
Immi’s practice focuses exclusively on Canadian immigration matters.
She is a Certified Specialist in Citizenship & Immigration Law (Law Society of Ontario) and provides her expertise and strategic advice in all areas of Canadian Immigration law to business across industries and individuals.
She assists clients with work permits, skilled and economic permanent residence, study permits, spousal sponsorship, parent sponsorship, citizenship and inadmissibility matters. Immi worked in East Africa at the Zanzibar Legal Services Centre in a DFAIT Professional Internship Program. She is a former co-chair of the South Asian Legal Clinic Ontario (SALCO) and board member of the South Asian Women’s Centre. She also served on the Board of Directors of Stonegate Community Health Centre in Toronto. Immi completed a B.A. in Honours Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. Immi has an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario and is licensed to practice law in Ontario, Canada.
Ross came to Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in October of 1995 following a successful career in the Canadian Football League.
Followed by approximately nine years of practice comprised of a combination of private practice with a large national firm and as in-house counsel and corporate secretary of a publicly-traded international real estate development and management company. As a senior member of our Business Law Department, Ross’ broad experience allows him to tackle a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters. In addition, Ross has vast experience in dealing with contested shareholder meetings, which allows him, at times, to combine his legal and football skills.
Ross also applies his strong commercial law background to assist a number of First Nations across Canada in a wide variety of commercial transactions, primarily in the area of renewable energy projects. Ross has been involved in the negotiation of capacity funding agreements, community benefit agreements and the structuring and negotiation of the terms upon which the First Nations participate in energy projects. Ross has also negotiated land lease terms with the provincial government on behalf of a particular First Nation.
Don has over 25 years of experience in the gaming sector, primarily in executive positions, including casinos, charitable gaming, lottery, internet gaming, and horse racing.
He was previously General Counsel for the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, where he was also Deputy Registrar, and counsel for the Ontario Racing Commission and its Executive Director. Don was the architect of the AGCO’s shift to a risk-based approach to regulation and the modernization of the liquor licensing regulatory structure and the Gaming Control Act and its regulation, the development of the Registrar’s Standards and Requirements, the Registrar’s eligibility assessment process for applicants for registration or licensing, and the AGCO’s regulatory assurance program.
He is Co-Director of the Osgoode Professional Development’s Certificate in Gaming Law, and the author of several legal texts, including The Law of Charitable and Casino Gaming and numerous articles. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Canadian Gaming Association’s Industry Leadership and Outstanding Contribution.
Denis Chamberland is widely regarded as leader in public procurement, government contracts, construction and public-private partnerships projects (PPP).
He has been advising clients in these areas since the late 1990s, including hospitals, municipalities, universities, telecom companies, government departments, project sponsors, major contractors, advisors and consultants, funders and developers. Denis also has extensive expertise in regulatory compliance, anti-corruption and government relations. His vast experience and depth of knowledge enables him to solve issues promptly while strategically identifying impending challenges.
A great deal of his recent work has focused on health sector projects, some involving Infrastructure Ontario. In particular, recent PPP projects have focused on complex managed services transactions involving high-end medical technology and information technology projects. He has drafted, negotiated and advised on a wide range of project and concession agreements, RFPs and other tender documents, EPC, civil engineering and construction contracts, facilities management agreements, consultancy appointments, guarantees, warranties and other ancillary documentation.
Denis also works with a number of Indigenous communities across Canada on Indigenous procurement projects within the context of economic development initiatives. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including infrastructure, energy transmission, renewable energy generation, and transportation projects.
As a pioneer in public procurement law, he imported and adapted to the Canadian environment leading procurement practices in other jurisdictions, for example, from Europe (ie, Competitive Dialogue) and from the United States (ie, Best and Final Offer). He worked with the Ontario Ministry of Finance, advising on the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive and drafting the template procurement documents (ie, RFP and project agreement) which have now become standard across the Broader Public Sector in Ontario.
Denis has been a member of the Board of Directors of a number of corporations in the healthcare sector in Canada and Europe. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer and director of a private healthcare company that provides managed partnering solutions to hospitals across North America.