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Recent News

University of British Columbia Award in Geological Sciences Sponsored by DuMoulin Black

January 31, 2017

DuMoulin Black is pleased to announce that Mila Huebsch, Rachel Gavin, Katherine Lazaruk, Jerry Lei and Well-Shen Lee are this year’s recipients of the DuMoulin Black Award in Geological Sciences. This award provides support for their honours thesis research as a part of the Honours Geology program.  DuMoulin Black established the award in 2007 and is proud to support the UBC Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

DuMoulin Black LLP is a leading boutique securities and corporate law firm located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.

DuMoulin Black Takes Centre Stage

January 13, 2017

Relative to firm size, DuMoulin Black is ranked first in the 2017 Lexpert® / American Lawyer Guide to Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada for Corporate Transactions in Vancouver.

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University of Victoria Awards Prize Sponsored by DuMoulin Black

December 1, 2016

Throughout the academic term, DuMoulin Black sponsors awards to university students in British Columbia in recognition of academic excellence.  The latest honour was granted in November 2016.

Cathy Jares, a third year law student at the University of Victoria, was awarded the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Securities Regulation, which is given to the student who has achieved the highest academic standing in the Securities Regulation course in the Faculty of Law.

DuMoulin Black is pleased to congratulate Cathy and wishes her all the best in her future endeavours.

DuMoulin Black Supports Festival of Trees Vancouver

November 21, 2016

In the spirit of the season, DuMoulin Black LLP is a proud sponsor of the 30th anniversary of Festival of Trees in support of BC Children’s Hospital.  All donations received at Festival of Trees will go towards BC Children’s Hospital’s most critical health-care needs of BC’s children and youth.

DuMoulin Black LLP’s Patient Champion is Thomas Dignum.  To view his story click here.

To donate and vote for the DuMoulin Black LLP tree today click here

Can’t make it to Festival of Trees at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Pacific Centre this year? View, donate and vote for your favorite tree here.

All trees will be on display to the general public at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and upper level of Pacific Centre from November 25, 2016 – January 2, 2017.

Thank you for your generous support.

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DuMoulin Black recognized in the National Post’s League Tables

October 24, 2016

DuMoulin Black LLP is proud to be recognized once again in the National Post’s League Tables as one of the top corporate finance legal advisors in Canada- ranked in 11th place by number of deals for law firms in Canada advising issuers in Q3 2016.  Click Here to view the National Post League Table

DuMoulin Black Closes the Market

September 30, 2016

September 29, 2016

DuMoulin Black LLP is honored to be the first Vancouver law firm to close the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange.

Jason Sutherland named to “Best Lawyers in Canada”

September 29, 2016

DuMoulin Black LLP is proud to announce that Jason Sutherland has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 11th Edition (2017) of Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Securities Law.

Best Lawyers® conducts peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal quality.

UBC Awards Prizes Sponsored by DuMoulin Black

July 19, 2016

Throughout the academic term, DuMoulin Black sponsors awards to university students in British Columbia to recognize their noteworthy academic performance. The honours were granted in June 2016.

Connor Bildfell, a third year law student at the University of British Columbia, was awarded the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Corporate Transactions, which is given to the student with the highest grade in the Corporate Transactions course.

Matthew Tse, also a third year UBC law student, received the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Business Law, which is awarded to the student who achieved the highest overall academic standing in the Faculty of Law’s Business Law Concentration program.

DuMoulin Black is pleased to congratulate Matthew and Connor on their achievements, and wish them the best in their future endeavors.

DB Sponsors Dress for Success

July 4, 2016

Lucy Schilling of DuMoulin Black LLP speaks about her long-term commitment to Dress for Success. read more…

Changes to Report of Exempt Distribution come into Effect on June 30, 2016

June 23, 2016

Posted by Joanna Dawson, Associate.

A new harmonized form of report of exempt distribution Form 45-106F1 (“New Form“) comes into force in all jurisdictions in Canada on June 30, 2016. The New Form replaces the current Form 45-106F1 (used in all provinces and territories other than British Columbia) and Form 45-106F6 Report of Exempt Distribution Form 45-106F6 (used in British Columbia).

New Information Requirements Features                    

The New Report has increased disclosure requirements, including the following:

  • additional details about the issuer including its size and primary business activity, names changes and website (if available);
  • CUSIP number of securities distributed (if applicable);
  • additional details about the securities distributed and, for certain jurisdictions, details about the documents provided in connection with the distribution;
  • specific details about the prospectus exemptions relied on;
  • identities and residential addresses of control persons of certain issuers in a non-public schedule; and
  • details about compensation paid to registrants, connected persons, insiders and employees of the issuer or the investment fund manager involved in the distribution.

Filing Systems

The New Form must be filed electronically, as follows:

  • in British Columbia through the British Columbia Security Commission’s eServices website;
  • in Ontario through the Ontario Security Commission’s Electronic Filing Portal; and
  • in all other provinces and territories through SEDAR, except by certain foreign issuers.

Transition Period

All issuers and underwriters who rely on certain prospectus exemptions to distribute securities must use the New Report for distributions that occur on or after June 30, 2016. If an issuer completes a distribution before June 30, 2016, and the deadline to file the report occurs after June 30, 2016, the issuer must file the Current Report. If an issuer completes multiple distributions on dates that occur within a 10-day period beginning before and ending after June 30, 2016, the issuer may file either the current Report or the New Report to report such distributions.

General instructions for preparing and filing the New Form can be found here:

https://www.securities-administrators.ca/uploadedFiles/Form45-106F1_Report_of_Exempt_Distribution(NewReport).pdf.

The New Report will be available on the British Columbia Securities Commission website as of June 30th.