Dennis Peterson

Senior Partner

Tel: (416) 777-6772
Fax: (647) 259-1785

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Call to the bar

Ontario, 1988


LL.B., University of Toronto, 1986
B.Comm. (Hons.), Queen’s University, 1983


Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association


Dennis Peterson formed Peterson Law (now Peterson McVicar LLP) in 1995 which primarily focuses on securities and corporate finance law.  Dennis is an established lawyer in the area of mining and natural resources law in Toronto. Dennis has extensive experience with public resource companies, crypto-mining and De-Fi issuers, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, and practises exclusively in this area.

Extensive Experience

Dennis’ practice has evolved through numerous cycles in capital markets involving corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions.

Leadership in Law

Dennis has worked in novel industries and various international jurisdictions at the forefront of emerging industries.

Dennis is the author and co-editor of Shareholder Remedies in Canada published by LexisNexis.

Notable Transactions

14 May 2021

Peterson McVicar Acts for Abaxx in Closing of $24.7M Bought Deal Financing Including Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option, Listing of Warrants, and Insider Participation

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06 April 2021

Peterson McVicar act for Digihost in CAD$25 Million Private Placement with Institutional Investors

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17 May 2021

Peterson McVicar Acts of Bitfarms in CAD$75.0 Million Private Placement with U.S. Institutional Investors

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17 May 2021

Peterson McVicar Acts for Red Cloud Securities in C$8.0 Million Bought Deal Private Placement with Blackrock Silver

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