Veronika is developing a diverse corporate practice.
She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.
M&G Investment Management Limited
Acted for M&G Investment Management Limited, a U.K.-based investment manager with US$338 billion of assets under management, in its proxy campaign with respect to Methanex Corporation at the company's 2019 annual general meeting. The contest was successfully settled with M&G gaining two seats on the board of Methanex.
Brio Gold Inc.
Acted for Brio Gold Inc. in the US$264-million acquisition by Leagold Mining Corporation for all of the issued and outstanding shares of Brio Gold.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its strategic equity investment in Reunion Gold Corporation and the negotiation of a related investor rights agreement.
Acted for McKesson Canada in its acquisition of Well.ca, an online retailer of health, wellness, baby and beauty products.
Birch Hill Equity Partners
Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in its acquisition of CCM Hockey from Adidas.
OSC Articulates Expectations of Special Committees in Conflict of Interest Transactions: The HBC Privatization
Dec. 20, 2019 - On December 19, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission issued an order requiring Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) to postpone its shareholders’ meeting called to consider a privatization proposal by a group of majority shareholders led by HBC executive chairman Richard Baker and to amend its information...
Davies Governance Insights 2019, contributor
Oct. 03, 2019 - Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies. Now in its ninth edition, Governance Insights is designed to be a playbook for navigating the diverse and complex challenges facing...
Canadian Securities Regulators Provide Guidance on Climate Disclosure
Aug. 08, 2019 - Disclosure of Material Risks Is Mandatory, Not an Option
Obey or Pay: OSC Warns Off-Shore, Unregistered Trading Platforms Offering Securities to Ontario Investors
Oct. 15, 2018 - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently approved a settlement agreement with eToro (Europe) Limited (eToro), a Cyprus-based brokerage firm that operates an online cryptocurrency and stock trading platform, imposing over C$2.8 million in penalties on eToro for violating registration and...
Securities Regulators Seek to Address Inconsistencies in Disclosure of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
Sept. 10, 2018 - Over the past few years, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has increasingly scrutinized the public disclosure of numerical measures of financial performance that are not specified, defined or determined under an issuer’s GAAP (non-GAAP financial measures). In November 2003, the CSA issued...