Emilie's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide range of capital markets transactions, including public offerings and private placements of securities, financings, mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities regulatory matters, including the continuous disclosure obligations of public issuers.
Prior to joining Blakes, Emilie practised securities law in the legal department of a national independent investment fund management company in Toronto.
Representative experience includes advising:
Several ETF sponsors and asset managers, including Purpose Investments Inc., CI Investments Inc., Horizons ETF Management (Canada) Inc., AGF Investments Inc., Evermore Capital Inc., Guardian Capital Group Limited and Evolve Funds Group Inc.
Numerous closed-end and open-end mutual fund sponsors in connection with their continuous offerings
Several closed-end fund issuers in connection with "at-the-market" equity distribution programs
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2019
JD, Osgoode Hall Law School – 2018
BA (Hon., With Distinction), Queen's University – 2015