David Henry

David Henry  

Partner

Executive Summary

David Henry is a partner in BLG’s Corporate Commercial and Securities and Capital Markets Groups. David advises companies at various stages of development on an array of corporate, commercial and securities matters with a particular focus on corporate finance transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to attending law school, David spent a number of years working in various capacities including sales & marketing, estimating, logistics, purchasing, health & safety, quality assurance and operations management for a large owner-managed structural steel fabrication firm in Sudbury, Ontario.

Representative Work

  • Advising start-ups on the incorporation, organization and financing of their businesses.
  • Providing general corporate and commercial advice, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.
  • Advising foreign corporations on organization and establishment of Canadian operations.
  • Advising and participating in corporate finance transactions, such as private placements and public financings, including initial public offerings and capital pool company qualifying transactions.
  • Advising and participating in corporate reorganizations, acquisitions, mergers and divestitures for both closely and widely held corporations.
  • Advising public and private companies with respect to corporate governance issues.
  • Advising public companies with respect to on-going disclosure and compliance matters.

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, “Invest Ottawa Financing Seminar,” Invest Ottawa Seminar Series, 2014
  • Speaker, “Introduction to Corporate and IP Law,” Invest Ottawa GrindspaceXL Seminar, 2013-Present
  • Speaker, “Preparing for the Pitch,” BLG/Invest Ottawa Financing Seminar Series, June 2013
  • Speaker, “Commercialization of Innovation Projects in the Global Market: Challenges and Perspectives,” CERBA International Innovation Conference at the University of Waterloo, July 2013
  • Speaker, “General Counsel and the Board of Directors,” BLG In-House Counsel Professionalism Conference, October 2013
  • Speaker, “Commercialization of Intellectual Property (Innovation to Commercialization),” BioTech Ottawa, April 2012
  • Chapter Editor, Securities Law & Practice, 3rd Edition, Carswell and BLG, October 2010-present