Mr. McKeen has over 30 years of legal experience acting for Canadian public companies with an international focus, primarily in the natural resources sector. His practice includes all types of corporate equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions and mining agreements and transactions. A number of his clients have progressed from private start-up companies to publicly-listed emerging companies and are now established businesses trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and U.S. and European stock exchanges. Mr. McKeen is experienced in the complex issues that cross-border transactions create. Several of his clients have obtained stock exchange listings in the United States or frequently access funding from U.S. institutional investors. The broad geographic scope in which Mr. McKeen’s mining clients operate includes 14 countries on five continents.
A number of Mr. McKeen's resource clients have successfully developed mines to production, and significant exposure to project debt and equity financing and related mine development issues has been a recent focus area. Other focus areas include corporate governance and corporate disclosure.
Professional Memberships and Activities
The Law Society of British Columbia
Canadian Bar Association - Securities Law Subsection
LL.B., University of British Columbia (1982)
B.A. (Psychology), University of Alberta (1979)
Call to Bar
British Columbia (1983)