Denis Silva has 20+ years global experience in corporate securities law with a focus on royalties and streaming. He is a corporate and securities partner at DLA Piper’s Vancouver office with expertise in corporate and commercial law, corporate finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has particular experience advising clients in mining, technology, and financial sectors on a full range of business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate reorganisations, exchange listings, securities regulatory requirements, options and joint ventures and corporate governance.
Prior to joining DLA Piper, Denis was a partner at an international law firm and was senior legal counsel with the British Columbia Securities Commission. While at the BCSC, he furthered his legislative and policy expertise on corporate finance and registration matters.
Denis holds a BA from University of British Columbia, MPA from Queen’s University and LLB from University of Windsor.