Corporate / Commercial
MLT Aikins has a long history of representing many of Canada’s most successful and well known commercial enterprises.
We have provided business and legal advice on dozens of major developments in Western Canada, including projects in the mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, agribusiness and other resource-based industries ranging in size from millions to hundreds of millions of dollars. We have a wealth of experience in designing creative partnerships and joint ventures among businesses, merchant bankers, venture capitalists, financial institutions, co-operatives, First Nations and governments.
We regularly advise business clients on and assist in completing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Our services include structuring, legal due diligence, and the negotiation of letters of intent, offers to purchase and agreements of purchase and sale. Our commercial law experience includes tax planning, the structuring and governance of entities of all kinds as well as negotiation of engineering and construction agreements, project financing and international commodity marketing agreements. Our commercial joint venture and related governance experience includes representing both venturers and their commonly owned operating companies.