Partner, Cannabis Practice Head, Dentons LLP
Eric Foster is the leader of the Dentons cannabis practice and is widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading cannabis lawyers, including being one of only four lawyers in Canada to receive a Band 1 Ranking for Cannabis Law by Chambers & Partners. Eric’s practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and corporate governance. He routinely advises issuers, securities dealers and institutional investors on a wide range of financing transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings and other forms of equity and debt financing. Eric has advised Canadian and U.S. cannabis companies in connection with their going public transactions and has also assisted licensed producers, retailers and other industry stakeholders with commercial agreements including cannabis royalty, offtake, supply and licensing arrangements.