Sasa Jarvis 

Sasa Jarvis

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 778.328.1489
e: sasa.jarvis@mcmillan.ca

overview

Sasa is an associate in the Capital Markets and M&A Group in Vancouver. Her practice primarily focuses on corporate and securities law matters, in particular financings of public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues, and continuous disclosure obligations.

While representing clients in various industry spaces, including technology, financial services, and regulated industries, Sasa works extensively with clients in the mining and medical marijuana fields.

In connection with her mining practice, Sasa advises both public and private companies with respect to property option agreements, acquisitions of mineral properties, asset purchase and sale transactions, as well as technical disclosure. 

As part of her medical marijuana practice, Sasa advises both public and private clients with respect to transactional and corporate compliance matters, primarily with a view of taking medical marijuana companies public, raising funds, and continuing to comply with disclosure and other requirements.  Sasa has been a member of the firm’s Medical Marijuana Industry Group since its inception in 2016.

Representative Matters

  • Acted for High Hampton Holdings Corp. in its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Coachellagro Corp., and two related private placements, specifically a $5,635,500 subscription receipt offering, with both brokered and non-brokered portions, and a $1,300,000 non-brokered secured convertible debenture offering.

  • Acted for Harvest One Cannabis Inc.  (formerly Harvest One Capital Inc.) in its qualifying transaction involving the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of each of United Greeneries Holdings Ltd. from MMJ PhytoTech Limited and Satipharm AG from PhytoTechMedical (UK) Pty Ltd., a wholly subsidiary of MMJ PhytoTech Limited, and a related brokered $25,000,000 subscription receipt offering
  • Acts for various TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange listed issuers in brokered and non-brokered debt and equity financings
  • Acts for Capital Pool Companies and businesses in completing "qualifying transactions" pursuant to the TSX Venture Exchange CPC program
  • Acted for VMS Ventures Inc. while Royal Nickel Corporation was purchasing it for a total consideration of $21.1 million, April 2016

Publications

Common Sense Guidance Offers Clarity to Issuers: CSA Confirms Disclosure-Based Rules for Issuers Involved in U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities
Divergent Regulatory Approaches to Cryptocurrency Offerings: Developments in Canada, the United States, and China
Ontario Government to Grow LCBO: Recreational Cannabis to be sold at Government Stores
McMillan Advises on First Initial Coin Offering Granted Exemptive Relief by Canadian Securities Regulators
Canadian Securities Administrators Propose New Prospectus Exemption for Resale of Securities of a Foreign Issuer
Compliant at this Time: Canada's Options Regarding its Treaty Obligations and the Legalization and Regulation of Non-Medical Cannabis
Prohibition to Go Up in Smoke: Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Legalize and Regulate Non-Medical Access to Cannabis
Rights (offering) on the money: CSA announces changes to rights offering prospectus exemptions

Education

  • University of British Columbia, Juris Doctor with Business Law Concentration - 2014
  • University of British Columbia, BA, Political Science and Modern European Studies - 2011

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2015

Practices

capital markets
mergers and acquisitions
public disclosures
business law
stock exchange listings
corporate finance
cryptocurrency and blockchain

Industries

mining
energy
venture capital
medical marijuana

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Co-Chair of SOGIC-BC, a section of the Canadian Bar Association in British Columbia
  • Law Society of British Columbia
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Sasa is an associate in the Capital Markets and M&A Group in Vancouver. Her practice primarily focuses on corporate and securities law matters, in particular financings of public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues, and continuous disclosure obligations.

While representing clients in various industry spaces, including technology, financial services, and regulated industries, Sasa works extensively with clients in the mining and medical marijuana fields.

In connection with her mining practice, Sasa advises both public and private companies with respect to property option agreements, acquisitions of mineral properties, asset purchase and sale transactions, as well as technical disclosure. 

As part of her medical marijuana practice, Sasa advises both public and private clients with respect to transactional and corporate compliance matters, primarily with a view of taking medical marijuana companies public, raising funds, and continuing to comply with disclosure and other requirements.  Sasa has been a member of the firm’s Medical Marijuana Industry Group since its inception in 2016.

  • Acted for High Hampton Holdings Corp. in its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Coachellagro Corp., and two related private placements, specifically a $5,635,500 subscription receipt offering, with both brokered and non-brokered portions, and a $1,300,000 non-brokered secured convertible debenture offering.

  • Acted for Harvest One Cannabis Inc.  (formerly Harvest One Capital Inc.) in its qualifying transaction involving the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of each of United Greeneries Holdings Ltd. from MMJ PhytoTech Limited and Satipharm AG from PhytoTechMedical (UK) Pty Ltd., a wholly subsidiary of MMJ PhytoTech Limited, and a related brokered $25,000,000 subscription receipt offering
  • Acts for various TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange listed issuers in brokered and non-brokered debt and equity financings
  • Acts for Capital Pool Companies and businesses in completing "qualifying transactions" pursuant to the TSX Venture Exchange CPC program
  • Acted for VMS Ventures Inc. while Royal Nickel Corporation was purchasing it for a total consideration of $21.1 million, April 2016