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Adrian Myers

Tel: 416 775 8826 Fax: 1 888 732 6507

Adrian is a lawyer in our Business Law Group.  Adrian provides counsel to clients in a wide range of commercial and business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, corporate reorganizations, commercial contracts, and corporate governance arrangements. Adrian’s practice focuses on private equity sponsored transactions, strategic mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, as well as general advice to private and public companies on corporate, operational and governance matters, including shareholders agreements, limited partnership agreements, services agreements, long-term incentive plans, phantom equity plans, and other employee incentive arrangements.

Memberships

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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