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Representing Shaftesbury Inc.
Goodmans LLP represents Shaftesbury Inc., a leading Canadian producer of scripted productions including the well-known and popular TV programs “Murdoch Mysteries," “Frankie Drake Mysteries," “Hudson & Rex” and “Departure," among many others.
The company is led by its long time Canadian CEO, Christina Jennings, and its Canadian EVP, Scott Garvie.
Goodmans acted for Shaftesbury in connection with a recent strategic financial investment in the company by US–based AMC Networks, the owner of AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and BBC America and “The Walking Dead" franchise.
Goodmans provided Shaftesbury with corporate, tax , employment and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of the transaction.
Goodmans LLP has provided legal advice in connection to Canadian production laws, financing of feature films and acted as counsel to Insight Productions - one of Canada's foremost production companies…