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Juliamai L. Giffen

Associate

Securities, M&A and Corporate Governance Compliance Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.8149

Juliamai Giffen's practice focuses on securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance compliance.

Her experience includes representing both issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt in Canada and the United States, including initial public offerings, bought deal prospectus offerings, shelf prospectus offerings and private placements. Juliamai's experience also includes TSX and TSX Venture Exchange original listings, graduations and dual listings. She also has experience with public and private mergers and acquisitions, including take-over bids, plans of arrangement, amalgamations, asset sales and corporate reorganizations. In addition, Juliamai regularly assists clients regarding corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and general regulatory compliance matters.

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Juliamai was an associate at another national law firm.

Juliamai was a member of the University of Calgary Dino's soccer team from 1995-2000 (Captain from 1999-2000; CIS National Champion in 1998). She was a member of the Alberta Provincial team from 1992 - 1998 (Alberta Canada Summer Games Team in 1998).

Juliamai is a director of InMotion Network, a not-for-profit group.

Select Experience

  • ESI Energy Services Inc. – $36 million reorganization with shareholders of Exploratus Ltd. and listing of ESI common shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange – counsel to ESI (November 2016)
  • Columbia Pipeline Group - $13 billion acquisition by TransCanada - Canadian counsel to Columbia (March 2016)
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation – $170 million public offering of preferred shares – counsel to the underwriters, led by Scotiabank, BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets (January 2016)

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