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Jon Conlin, Partner

Jon Conlin

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2012
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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Overview

Jon Conlin is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group, Private Equity & Venture Capital Group and Technology Group. Jon’s practice includes a wide range of complex business transactions; with a focus on M&A, strategic investments, private equity transactions and related corporate law matters. He also advises high-growth technology companies, founders and venture capital funds on private financings and other strategic transactions. Further, Jon regularly advises CEOs, boards of directors and special committees on corporate governance matters.

In recent years, Jon has led large legal teams on transactions totalling over $1B in value. Jon has significant experience serving as a director and officer within high growth businesses and, in addition to serving as the corporate secretary to a number of technology companies, is currently a director and officer of Filament Health (NEO:FH) (and member of the compensation committee and governance committee).

Jon is recognized by Lexpert in Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of technology transactions and is involved as a legal partner of New Ventures BC and Foresight Cleantech Accelerator in British Columbia. Jon received Lexpert’s 2021 Rising Star Award and Business In Vancouver’s 2020 Forty Under 40 Award.

Jon is on the board of directors of the Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum Society and the Vancouver College Alumni Association.

 

Achievements

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education

Education

  • JD University of British Columbia
  • BA, Political Science Washington State University

Community involvement

  • President and Director, The Hooplaw Society
  • Board Member, Vancouver College Alumni Association (2011 – present)
  • Guest Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, “Buying and Selling a Business”

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association (2000 – present)
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Student Committee

Fasken Institute

News

Publications

Article Eligible Business Corporation Tax Credits: When Will They Need To Be Repaid?

Speaking Engagements

Introduction to Corporate Securities and Tax Issues for Start-Ups New Ventures BC Start-up Seminar Series location location Vancouver

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