FRANCE M. TENAILLE is a partner in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG. She is a member of the firm's business law, energy, infrastructure, and mining groups, and is co-leader of the firm's Latin America and Cuba teams. France's practice focuses primarily on corporate and M&A transactions, corporate finance, commercial matters, and project finance, with an emphasis on cross-border deals and clients in the Latin American natural resources sector. France has extensive experience advising public and private issuers in connection with asset and share purchases and related party transactions, corporate reorganizations, public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings, and commercial arrangements such as mining (earn-in) options, joint ventures, operating and off-take agreements, royalties and streaming arrangements, and strategic alliance agreements. She also advises on corporate social responsibility and foreign anti-corruption legislation. As a result of her commitment to providing practical, solutions-oriented advice and outstanding client service, France's expertise has been recognized in a number of prestigious legal directories, including the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America, Who's Who Legal, IFLR1000 and Latinvex.