Joel B. Jones

Joel B. Jones  


Executive Summary

Joel Jones is a partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Calgary office, and a member of the firm's Partnership Board. Joel advises clients on a broad range of securities and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and disposition of both private and public companies; financing transactions, including public and private offerings of equity securities; and compliance with both corporate and securities regulatory requirements relating to stock exchange listings, corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and shareholders’ meetings. He also represents corporate clients in the negotiation, drafting, and review of various commercial agreements. Joel has counselled on various aspects of the Capital Pool Company program, including structuring, capitalizing, and identifying, evaluating and acquiring a target business or assets, and guided clients through the Capital Pool Company process and framework.

Prior to joining BLG, Joel worked as an equities trader in New York, New York, and as a crude-oil trading analyst in Calgary, Alberta.

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, “New Ideas For Going Public,” Angel Capital Association Summit, Austin, Texas, March 2012.
  • Speaker, “The TSX Venture Exchange Capital Pool Company Program — A Roadmap for Accessing the Canadian Public Markets,” Arizona Biosciences Expo, Chandler, Arizona, October 2011.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2017 and 2018 editions of Acritas Stars: Independently Rated Lawyer.
  • Recognized in the 2017 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Commercial Law).

  • Recognized in the 2016 Lexpert® Rising Stars Finalist — Leading Lawyers Under 40.
  • Recognized in the 2016 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada as a "Corporate Lawyer to Watch".