Barbara R.C. Doherty

Partner | Toronto

416.595.8621

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Barbara Doherty has a broad corporate/commercial practice with specialties in securities, capital markets, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. She is actively involved in dispute resolution, settling, and providing support in prosecuting litigious matters. She works with both Canadian and international clients.

Barbara has acted for issuers, controlling shareholders, independent committees, and registrants. She has experience with transactions relating to corporate acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations with securities, regulatory, competition, and Investment Canada implications.

Barbara has a wealth of experience in mergers and acquisitions. Barb’s strength is her ability to lead a service team dedicated to helping clients plan, orchestrate, and successfully implement complex transactions within time-sensitive, regulated environments.

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Barbara Doherty named Cross Border Lawyer of the Year by the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law

Barbara Doherty has been named Cross Border Lawyer of the Year by the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2016. The Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards celebrate and highlight the achievements of women in the legal profession across the...

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Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada now available

The new edition of Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada, authored by lawyers in the firm widely recognized in their practice areas and edited by Barbara R.C. Doherty, senior partner in the Business Law Group, has been published. Over 27...

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Canadian Public Target M&A Deal Points Study released by ABA business law section

On January 6, 2016, the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section M&A Market Trends Subcommittee of the Committee on Mergers & Acquisitions released the Canadian Public Target M&A Deal Points Study. Barbara R.C. Doherty is a member of the study’s working group.

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Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada now available

The new edition of Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada, authored by lawyers in the firm widely recognized in their practice areas and edited by Barbara R.C. Doherty, senior partner in the Business Law Group, has been published. Over 27...

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Barbara Doherty receives Women in Law Award

Barbara R. C. Doherty has been named the winner of a Lawyer Monthly 2014 Women in Law Award. Following the success of its long established Legal Awards and Leading Lawyer 250, Lawyer Monthly created the first annual Women in Law...

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Miller Thomson tees off at Women in Capital Markets Golf Tournament.

Miller Thomson showed its support for Women in Capital Markets by sponsoring a team at the 13th Annual WCM Golf Tournament held at Markham’s Agnus Glen Golf Club on August 17. Barbara Doherty, partner in the Toronto office’s Business Law...

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Barbara Doherty is interviewed for a CBA PracticeLink newsletter article titled “Special Committee Process: Lessons from Magna”.

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Barbara Doherty and Eugene Gierczak present on “Doing Business in Canada”

Barbara Doherty and Eugene Gierczak have been invited to make a “Doing Business in Canada” presentation at the International George Brown Students at the GBC Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto on July 31, 2018.

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Barbara Doherty and Eugene Gierczak speak at “Doing Business in Canada”

Barbara Doherty and Eugene Gierczak speak at a “Doing Business in Canada” presentation at the Portugal Prime Minister Trade and Mission to Canada.

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Barbara Doherty addresses Economic Developers Council

Barbara Doherty gives a luncheon address to economic development officers and various Ministry officials at the annual Economic Developers Council of Ontario conference.

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Barbara Doherty moderates a key note panel at the Corporate Counsel Exchange for US General Counsel in Porte Vedra Florida on April 26.

Barbara Doherty moderates the key note panel “Going Beyond Regulation in Championing an Executive Compensation Policy that Strengthens Transparency and Spurs Performance”. For more information, please click here.

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Legal Considerations Related to Establishing a Business

The Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Employment (MEDTE) host Brazilian companies who are members of Softex (Association for Promotion of Brazilian Software Excellence) on January 16, 2014. Barbara Doherty and Eugene...

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The CSA’s Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions

Barbara Doherty and Susan Han of Miller Thomson’s Capital Markets and Securities Group host a breakfast forum to discuss the CSA’s Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions. Securities regulators are re-thinking these widely-used prospectus exemptions. Changes resulting from...

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Free Trade Agreement Between Canada and the Mercosur Member States

Co-authored with Eliane Leal da Silva, Student Intern The first round of negotiations for a comprehensive Canada-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA) took place in Ottawa on March 20, 2018. The Canadian Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, welcomed representatives from...

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Securities and Capital Markets

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Chapter in Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada, all editions 2010-2014.

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Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: A Tool Kit for Northbound Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions, 50-51

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