Corporate and Commercial Law Overview
TDS has been recognized by Lexpert®, The Business Magazine for Lawyers on several occasions as being the leading corporate law firm in Manitoba. TDS has been placed at the centre of the “Bulls-Eye” ranking of corporate/commercial law practices in Winnipeg numerous times and has also been recognized by Chambers Global and Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the leading firms in the region.
Our corporate and commercial law practice engages our lawyers in a wide variety of financial and commercial matters including acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, arrangements, loan transactions, debt restructurings, financings, contractual arrangements, reorganizations and bankruptcies. We advise on incorporations (as well as the implementation of fundamental changes, such as continuances and amalgamations) and the organization of other business entities, such as partnerships and joint ventures. We assist management in the creation and adoption of appropriate corporate governance principles as well as on board composition and board management.
Our lawyers are regularly called upon to advise management and boards of directors on a wide range of legal issues, to structure and negotiate transactions and to prepare the required documentation to implement the advice given. This advice may include obtaining necessary regulatory approvals (whether at the provincial or federal level), taxation strategies for structuring transactions and dealing with all of the related issues that typically arise in commercial transactions, such as intellectual property, real estate, employment and computer technology matters.
We have experience in the preparation of all types of commercial agreements including shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements. Members of our corporate and commercial practice have particular expertise in securities law, financings, secured transactions, franchising, cooperatives, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, natural resource law and utilities law.
- Corporate Governance
- Debt Restructurings
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Natural Resource
Our nationally recognized corporate and commercial practice services local, national and international clients in a wide variety of business law matters. When you or your company requires business law advice, contact Jim Ripley or Chrys Pappas, our corporate commercial practice group co-chairs. You can rely on TDS business law.
Pattern Energy Group & St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd.
Elmer had significant involvement on property related matters for Pattern Energy Group and St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd. in the development of the 138 MW wind power project in St. Joseph, Manitoba, the largest wind farm in Manitoba. . Read more...
External counsel for Boyd Group Income Fund
External counsel for Boyd Group Income Fund in the US$18 million acquisition of True2Form Collision Repair Centers, Inc. , which owns 37 collision centre locations in the US; and the US$21 million acquisition of Cars Collision Center, LLC and Cars Collision Center of Colorado, LLC. , which own 28 collision centre locations. Read more...
TDS is Pleased to Have Partnered With MTS Allstream in Connection With MTS' Recently Announced Strategic Wireless Agreement With Rogers.
TDS worked closely with the MTS Allstream legal department and MTS Allstream executives in structuring and negotiating a number of strategic agreements with Rogers that will see both companies share the cost to deploy a Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems/High Speed Packet Access ("HSPA") wireless network across the existing MTS Allstream regional wireless footprint. Read more...