Sasa Jarvis 

Sasa Jarvis

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

t: 236.826.3063
e: sasa.jarvis@mcmillan.ca

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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.

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

L'exemption accordée à quatre patients ouvre la porte encore plus grande à un usage thérapeutique de la psilocybine
L'exemption accordée à quatre patients ouvre la porte encore plus grande à un usage thérapeutique de la psilocybine
Les substances psychédéliques et le cadre réglementaire canadien
Stop the Presses: Printing of Disclosure Documents May Be a Thing of the Past
Les ACVM observent des manquements sur le plan de la communication de l'information sur les intérêts financiers dans les documents relatifs aux regroupements d'entreprises dans le secteur du cannabis
La prochaine étape du cannabis au Canada : à quoi on peut s'attendre en 2019 et par la suite
Des indications utiles et empreintes de bons sens : les ACVM confirment les règles de communication d'information à l'intention des émetteurs exerçant aux États-Unis des activités liées à la marijuana
Divergent Regulatory Approaches to Cryptocurrency Offerings: Developments in Canada, the United States, and China
Le gouvernement ontarien cultive la Régie des alcools : le cannabis récréatif sera vendu à des magasins du gouvernement
McMillan agit dans le cadre d'une première émission d'une cryptomonnaie ayant obtenu une dispense des autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières
Les Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières proposent une nouvelle dispense de prospectus pour la revente de titres d'un émetteur étranger
En conformité pour le moment ‒ les options dont dispose le Canada concernant ses obligations aux termes de traités et légalisation et réglementation du cannabis non médical
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

  • Barreau de Colombie Britannique - 2015

Practices

marchés des capitaux
fusions et acquisitions
communication d'information au public
droit des affaires
inscriptions en bourse
financement des entreprises
Cryptomonnaies et chaîne de blocs

Industries

exploitation minière
énergie
capital de risque

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
Juillet 2020
Les substances psychédéliques et le cadre réglementaire canadien

Bulletin sur les marchés des capitaux

Janvier 2020
Stop the Presses: Printing of Disclosure Documents May Be a Thing of the Past(seulement disponible en anglais)

Capital Markets Bulletin

Octobre 2019
The Next Phase of Canadian Cannabis
(seulement disponible en anglais)

Obiter Dicta

Octobre 2015
Rights (offering) on the money: CSA announces changes to rights offering prospectus exemptions(seulement disponible en anglais)

Securities Bulletin