333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6
Phone: (416) 865-4517
Fax: (416) 364-7813
E-mail: bgraves@fasken.com

Brian is a partner and member of the firm’s Global Mining Group. His practice consists of advising on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial and securities law matters, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions and the mining sector. Brian regularly acts as lead counsel on hostile and friendly take-over bids, reverse take-overs, plans of arrangement, asset and share purchases and related party transactions; public and private securities offerings and stock exchange listings; and commercial arrangements such as joint ventures, earn-ins, off-take arrangements, metal streaming, royalties and lending transactions. He has published in the areas of public company redomicilings, take-over bids and mining disclosure and has lectured on cross-border M&A, shareholder agreements, metal streaming, joint ventures, multiple listed companies and directors’ duties. Brian is a former professor at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law and lecturer at the University of Windsor law school, and has appeared on the faculty of the Directors College. He is also a member of the RMMLF and the PDAC. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1997 and the New York State Bar in 1998.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON); 1998 (New York)
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