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Alan J. Hutchison - Dentons Canada LLP. Vancouver, BC, CA

Alan J. Hutchison

Partner | Dentons Canada LLP

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

A leading, one-to-watch Canadian lawyer in mining, energy, securities and corporate/commercial law.





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Alan practises in the areas of securities and corporate/commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. Alan also practises in the areas of mining and energy law.

Alan regularly advises public companies and securities dealers in public and private financing transactions (both equity and debt), including private placements and prospectus offerings. Alan also regularly acts in take-over bids, mergers and acquisitions and other business combinations, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures. He also advises public companies on general corporate and securities law matters, including stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues.

Alan serves as the group manager for Dentons Canada's Vancouver corporate/commercial and securities practice group.

Industry Expertise (4)

Legal Services


Mining and Metals

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Areas of Expertise (6)

Corporate Governance


Energy Law

Securities & Corporate Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Equity & Debt Financing

Accomplishments (3)

Leading Practitioner – Mining Law (professional)

In 2012, Mr. Hutchison was was recognized by Chambers Global: The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading lawyer in the area of mining law.

Partner – Dentons Canada LLP (professional)

Dentons is a global firm driven to provide you with the competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. We were formed by the March 2013 combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton.

Board of Directors – Britannia Mine Museum (professional)

The Britannia Mine Museum was established in 1971 to preserve the material and social history of mining in British Columbia, and to educate the public about mining. From visitor services to school tours, site management and beyond, we are dedicated to creating an engaging learning and entertaining experience for visitors of all ages. The Britannia Mine Museum is an award-winning National Historic Site.

Education (2)

University of Western Ontario: B.A. (Hons.) 1995

University of British Columbia: LL.B. 1999

Event Appearances (7)

Lost in Translation (and Disclosure) – Considerations for Canadian Public Companies in Emerging Market Jurisdictions

FMC Mining Seminar  Vancouver, British Columbia


Is There Really Such Thing as a Free Lunch? Understanding Carried Interests and Royalties

FMC Mining Seminar Series  Vancouver, British Columbia


Recent Legal Developments Affecting the M&A Landscape

AON and FMC Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Reorganizations Seminar  Vancouver, British Columbia


Effective Strategic Alliances

FMC Mining Seminar Series  Vancouver, British Columbia


Eat or Be Eaten - M&A Trends in an Uncertain Market

FMC Annual Mining Seminar Series  Vancouver, British Columbia


Securities Law and Executive Compensation

Executive Compensation and Good Corporate Governance Seminar  Vancouver, British Columbia


A Junior's Guide to Practical Corporate Governance: B.C's Mining Industry & What You Need to Know

FMC's Mining Seminar Series  Vancouver, British Columbia



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