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Firm Announcements

April 2017
Field Law Supports Pay-it-Forward Ideas of Local Organizations and Community Causes with $75,000

Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the launch of its 5th annual Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The Program supports local initiatives and causes within communities in Northern and Southern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. In 2017, the Program will donate $75,000 across all three regions....

Taking Off: Drone Law in Canada
What You Need to Know to (Legally) Operate a Drone

Did you know that people operating drones are considered pilots of aircraft? Or that the Canadian drone market is estimated to be worth between $100-$260 million by 2024? How about the fact that more than 300 Canadian companies fall within the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle sector?...

Upcoming Presentations

June 15, 2017
"Fiduciary Duty" as an Ingredient of the Pension "Mélange"

Greg Harding, Taylor Woolsey

Field Law has negotiated various types of mergers and acquisitions for both its public and private clients, in both hostile and friendly scenarios. Field Law professionals can further assist with the structuring of acquisition and divestiture transactions to achieve favourable tax results and efficient use of available regulatory schemes.

For its private company clients, Field Law provides advice in various acquisition and divestiture transactions, including preparation of shareholder agreements, non-competition agreements, escrow agreements and earn-outs, including the tax implications of these transactions.

Types of transactions on which Field Law has provided legal advice to its public company clients include:

  • Plans of arrangement
  • Take-over bids, issuer bids and insider bids
  • 'Going private' transactions and related party transactions