Corporate, Commercial & Securities
Daniel Scott joined LaBarge Weinstein as an associate in August, 2011. Dan’s practice is focused on corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate/commercial law. In the course of his practice, Dan has advised on public and private corporate financing and M&A transactions, including private placements of debt and equity securities, large secured debt financings, corporate governance matters and other ongoing corporate and securities law matters.
Dan obtained his law degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2000 after having obtained an undergraduate degree from Acadia University in 1997. Following his graduation from law school, Dan moved to Ottawa where he articled for, and eventually served as an associate with, another Ottawa-based firm. From 2005 up until he joined LaBarge Weinstein, Dan practiced with a leading Bermuda law firm where he practiced in the international, offshore business sector and obtained substantial experience in international banking, finance, M&A and securities. Dan joined LaBarge Weinstein immediately upon his return to onshore life and practice.
Recently, Dan has been involved in representing:
During his time in Bermuda, Dan represented a number of Bermuda public and private companies and their affiliates in various borrowing transactions, public offerings, private placements and other commercial transactions.
Of particular note, in 2010-2011 Dan assisted Archer Limited in its takeover of Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. and in 2010 assisted Seadrill Limited in its tender offer for the shares of Scorpion Offshore Ltd. In addition, Dan advised IPC Holdings Limited in 2009 on its uncompleted friendly “merger of equals” with Max Capital Group Limited and the subsequent hostile takeover defense in the face of an unsolicited bid from Validus Holdings Limited.