Called to the New York Bar (2006)
Called to the Barreau du Québec (2006)
M.A., McGill University (2005)
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University (2003)
B.A., McGill University (2000)
French version is available here.
Adam Allouba advises public companies with respect to both transactional and regulatory matters, including private placements, prospectus offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, privatizations and shareholder meetings. Mr. Allouba has a particular expertise with respect to issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, having completed a secondment in 2008-2009.
In addition to his securities practice, Mr. Allouba has expertise in competition/antitrust law and also advises clients on Quebec language, consumer and privacy legislation. He is also a member of BCF’s Internet strategic team, which offers our clients strategic advice regarding their online presence.
Mr. Allouba is a member of both the Barreau du Québec and the New York State Bar Association.
Advised a mining exploration company with respect to its initial public offering on the Canadian Securities Exchange
Advised a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed issuer in connection with its $66 million debenture offering under a short-form prospectus
Advised Golden Share Mining Corporation in its amalgamation with Silvore Fox Minerals Corp. (both TSX Venture-Exchange listed issuers)
Advised Algold Resources Ltd. in its initial public offering on the TSX Venture Exchange as a capital venture company
Advised Algold Resources Ltd. in its qualifying transaction, consisting of the acquisition of mining claims in Quebec
Advised a web hosting business in its going-private transaction
Advised a natural products business in its initial public offering on the Canadian Securities Exchange
Advised numerous TSX Venture Exchange-listed issuers on private placements, asset acquisitions and dispositions, and various other transactions
Advised a newspaper publisher on its going-private transaction
Advised an internet service provider on its going-private transaction
Advised a retail chain in connection with the sale of its business to a competitor
Advised a Quebec-based chain of bookstores in connection with its acquisition of a competitor
Advised a packaging company and its competitor in connection with their merger
Advised Tetra Tech, a US-based engineering consulting firm, with respect to regulatory matters in its acquisition of BPR
Advised an international financial institution as to its obligations with respect to the handling of personal information
Advised an energy producer as to the legal regime governing its activities in Quebec
Advised a national consumer lending business on the regulatory aspects of its entry into the Quebec market
"Lucky Number 50: Losing “Private Issuer” Status", published on BCF's website, November 2016;
"Think of the Children! Advertising to Preteens in Quebec", published on BCF's website, November 2016;
"Capital Markets in Canada: What You Need To Know in 2016", article co-authored with Thomas Provost, January 25th, 2016;
"Québec’s New North." 2011 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (with Pascal de Guise, Odette Nadon, Nadir André and Marc-André Bélanger);
"The Québec Stock Savings Plan Strikes Back." 2010 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2010 (with Pascal de Guise and Robert Korne);
"RÉA II : un retour tant attendu !" Point de mire, Vol. 14, no. 4, July 2009 (with Pascal de Guise);
"Trade Restrictions: an Overview."2009 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (with Gilles Seguin and Pascale Dionne).