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Kevin Landry

Associate

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3359

+1.902.420.1417

klandry@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2017

Legal Assistant(s): Cynthia Robicheau

The founder of two start-ups himself, Kevin appreciates the difficult choices his clients face while they make their dreams a reality. He is firm that, with the right advice, changing the world is within anyone’s reach. He enjoys working everyday with risk-takers, dreamers and those questioning the status quo to build a better tomorrow. Kevin’s experience includes:

Cannabis Regulation

  • Helps clients interpret and stay aware of the shifting legal and regulatory landscape.
  • Advising on applications, amendments, and regulatory compliance for licenses under the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations including: processing, cultivation, sale for medical purposes, analytical testing, research, nurseries, cannabis drug licenses and industrial hemp licenses.
  • Assisting with raising capital and structuring amalgamations and business transactions in the cannabis sector.
  • Drafts corporate agreements and documents specific to the cannabis sector and ancillary activities.

Securities Regulation

  • Assisting clients with private placement capital raises and prospectus-exempt offerings of securities.
  • Preparing public company disclosure documents and filings.
  • Advising on exchange listing applications.

Corporate and Commercial

  • Negotiating and drafting key agreements ranging from Letters of Intent to Purchase Agreements.
  • Consulting with start-ups from incorporation to IPO and beyond.
  • Facilitating the purchase and sale of corporations and corporate assets.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2016
Acadia University, BBA, 2009

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association

Thought Leadership

Presentations

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law Cannabis Law intensive course – lecturer: “Industrialization and Commercialization of Cannabis

October 18, 2019

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Raising the Bar: Commitment to Excellence, Leadership and Community conference – panelist: Commercial Law Cannabis

October 17, 2019

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (New Brunswick) – Webinar speaker: Cannabis and the U.S. Border: Best Practices for Industry Professionals (October, 2018)

Meeting of European Union Delegration to Canada Deputy Ambassadors/Deputy Heads of Mission – brief to European Union delegates: Legal and Political Implications of Cannabis Legalization (September, 2018)

2018 Atlantic Credit Union Commercial Lenders’ Conference – speaker: Lending in the Cannabis Sector (June, 2018)

Licensed Professional Planners Association of Nova Scotia Cannabis Legalization: Community Impacts Autumn and Spring conferences – panelist (October, 2017 and April, 2018)

Mount Saint Vincent Entrepreneurship and Business Administration Faculty – guest lecturer: Cannabis Laws in Canada (February, 2018)

 
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