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Adrian Myers

Tel: 416 775 8826 Fax: 1 888 732 6507

As an associate in our Business Law Group, Adrian acts for clients on a wide range of transactions including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses. He works closely with clients at each stage of a transaction; from collaborating with clients at the outset of negotiating the terms of a deal to advising clients on closing the transaction. Adrian also advises clients on general commercial and business law matters relating to the day-to-day activities of their businesses. Adrian has negotiated, prepared and drafted various commercial contracts such as non-disclosure agreements, service agreements, licensing agreements, independent contractor agreements and distribution agreements.

Adrian writes a column for the Streetwise section of the Globe and Mail on securities law, regulation and related issues.

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Education

  • NCA Program, University of Toronto
  • J.D. cum laude, Fordham University Law School
  • Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar, Fordham University
  • B.A. Hon, Economics/Political Science, McGill University

Credentials

  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2013
  • Called to the Bar of New York, 2014

Publications & Presentations

Article

When smart contracts are not so smart

The Globe and Mail They work well in theory, but they can’t always take account of legal principles Read all of Adrian's articles here
Jul 4, 2016
Article

Who really wins in merger-disclosure settlements?

The Globe and Mail Shareholder suits settled for greater transparency on deals turn out to have no effect on voting Read all of Adrian's articles here
May 26, 2016
Article

Is the magic of ‘smart’ contracts just sleight of hand?

The Globe and Mail Creating supposedly self-executing contracts through a blockchain still requires lawyers to do much of the heavy lifting Read all of Adrian's articles...
May 11, 2016
Article

Weaker ‘poison pills,’ stronger shareholders?

The Globe and Mail A new policy limiting the use of legal devices to defeat hostile takeovers in Canada makes our regime less flexible – but maybe that’s a g...
Apr 7, 2016

News & Media

Aug 14, 2018
In the News

Spin Master acquires plush toy brand GUND

Lexpert Magazine On April 1, 2018, Spin Master, a leading global children’s entertainment company, purchased GUND, the oldest plush toy brand in the United ...
Jun 14, 2018
In the News

Apotex Holdings Inc. completes sale of Accucaps Industries to Catalent Pharma Solutions

Lexpert Magazine On February 16, 2017, Catalent Pharma Solutions Ltd. announced the completion of its purchase of all of the shares of Accucaps Industries Ltd. from Ap...
Jun 15, 2017
In the News

Spin Master acquires Swimways

Lexpert Magazine On August 2, 2016, Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY) announced the acquisition of Swimways Corp., a leader in the water and outdoor sports category, as wel...
Feb 9, 2017