University of Victoria – LLB
Queens University – BA Honours
Jed HopsCalled to the Bar
Jed Hops is the managing partner of the firm. He practices corporate and securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He is the chairman of both the TSX Venture Exchange’s National Advisory Committee and Local Advisory Committee. He also served for six years as a member of the Securities Law Advisory Committee of the B.C. Securities Commission.
In more than 20 years of practice, Jed has advised on numerous securities offerings for private and public issuers. He is familiar with all aspects of structuring Canadian and cross border M&A transactions, asset purchases, private placements and short and long form prospectus offerings. He advises material science, biotech, oil & gas and resource companies in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Mexico and New Zealand. He has worked as agent’s counsel for a national investment dealer, in connection with initial prospectus offerings, and in connection with M&A transactions.
Jed’s M&A practice has included, acting for special committees, providing advice on plans of arrangement, forward triangular mergers and reverse takeovers in Canada and the United States.