Teresa M. Tomchak


Pacific Centre South 25Th Floor 700 W Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Last Updated 12/5/2017

General Information

Employment History

Summer Student  - Field Law


law degree  - University of British Columbia


Member of Multiple Sections  - Canadian Bar Association

Member  - Canadian Tax Foundation

Member  - Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada

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Life Sciences | Farris

Teresa M. Tomchak
Partner ttomchak@farris.com 604 661 1711

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Securities and Corporate Finance | Farris

Farris litigators Robert Anderson Q.C. and Teresa Tomchak acted for MacDonald, Detwiller and Associates Ltd. in the first class action in Canada to deny leave under the secondary market provisions of the Securities Act, in Round v. MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 2011 BCSC 1416.
Farris litigators, including Robert Anderson, Q.C., Teresa Tomchak, and Ludmila Herbst, have acted in numerous takeover bids and proxy battles for companies incorporated under British Columbia, Yukon, and federal law, before both the courts and the British Columbia Securities Commission. Farris litigators, including Scott Dawson, Teresa Tomchak, Ludmila Herbst, Rebecca Morse, and Dylana Bloor, have obtained court approval for numerous corporate arrangements including the acquisition of CHC Helicopter Corporation (CHC) by First Reserve Corporation in an all-cash transaction that valued CHC at an adjusted enterprise value of $3.7 billion; the acquisition of Aspreva Pharmaceuticals Corporation by Galenica Group in a transaction with a total value of approximately US $915 million; the acquisition of Radiant Resources Inc. by Tiomin Resources Inc. in a share exchange transaction; a second step plan of arrangement for Kinross Gold Corporation in its acquisition of Underworld Resources Inc.; and for TELUS Corporation in an arrangement to collapse its dual share structure. Farris litigators including Scott Dawson and Teresa Tomchak have also obtained numerous court orders with respect to various types of internal corporate affairs. More generally, Farris litigators, including Robert Anderson, Q.C., Teresa Tomchak, Ludmila Herbst, and Mike Wagner, have considerable experience in advising and representing clients in corporate reorganizations and in shareholders disputes, including oppression proceedings and derivative actions, including an oppression action challenging a $100 million transaction in Icahn Partners LP v. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. 2010 BCSC 1547 and 2011 BCCA 228. Farris partner Teresa Tomchak has extensive experience in the securities field, including regularly advising brokerage firms and she previously worked part-time at a brokerage firm in Vancouver. She has been involved in various regulatory matters in the securities industry including investigations and enforcement hearings before the British Columbia and Ontario Securities Commissions, the TSX and TSX-V and IIROC regarding a variety of issues including disclosure and compliance with National Instrument 43-101. Teresa M. Tomchak Partner ttomchak@farris.com 604 661 1711

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Farris Lawyers | Farris

Teresa M. Tomchak
Partner 604 661 1711 ttomchak@farris.com

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