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IP Practice Receives Tier 1 Ranking in Copyright

Managing Intellectual Property has presented its annual ranking of the world’s leading copyright firms, “as the area grows in importance globally,” it states. The publication  is well-recognized internationally as a highly respected source of news and analysis on IP developments worldwide.

Apr 2, 2014

Osler Receives Lexology Client Choice Award 2014 for Alberta

Osler is proud to be the exclusive winner of the Lexology Client Choice Award 2014 for Alberta (formerly ILO Client Choice Awards).

April 2014

Shawn Denstedt Q.C., Partner, Environmental, Regulatory and Aboriginal

Congratulations to Shawn Denstedt Q.C., Partner, Environmental, Regulatory and Aboriginal - recipient of the Individual Client Choice Award 2014 for Environment for Alberta and the overall Canada Award.  

April 2014

Osler tops Q1 2014 Canadian M&A Legal Advisor League Tables

Osler tops Q1 2014 M&A rankings by Thomson Reuters for both Canadian announced and completed deals by value, as well as Mergermarket’s rankings by deal value. This follows our first place ranking in Mergermarket’s year-end 2013 M&A rankings by deal value.

April 2014

Rescue Operation

Jana Steele, Partner, Pensions & Benefits, talks about the shared-risk approach to managing pension risk, saying that this model “is designed to adapt to changing economic circumstances.” 

Mar 31, 2014

Targeting Tax

Patrick Marley talks to Lexpert Magazine about the OECD’s Action Plan on BEPS, saying, “There could be broad implications [for Canada] but the degree is not yet clear.  Canada has previously addressed hybrid mismatch arrangements through changes to its bilateral tax treaty with the US.”

March 2014

Danna Donald succeeds at high-level infrastructure law with practical negotiating skills

Danna Donald, Partner, Commercial began her law career working for Osler in its corporate/financial services group, acquiring her first project finance experience. Over time, she transitioned to the firm’s national construction and infrastructure practice.

March 2014


Terry Burgoyne, Partner, Corporate and Mara Nickerson, chief knowledge officer discuss disaggregation (the buzzword for dividing up a big project), about budgeting, about the sophisticated software they’ve found to track progress on each file and about how they’re using the data to manage the next one more efficiently, in this article by Alex Scott, Report on Business, The Globe and Mail (April 2014). 

Mar 28, 2014

Osler Achieves Five Band 1 Rankings from Chambers Global 2014

Chambers Global, a directory that ranks business lawyers from around the world, including Canada, stands out for the depth of its research. “Band 1” represents the top of the heap, but since relatively few Canadian firms and lawyers make it into the guide, it’s a worthy accomplishment to obtain any ranking at all. 

Mar 28, 2014

Drew Hasselback: ‘Seven sisters’ no longer rule the Bay Street roost

The firms that do best in Chambers Global are those who specialize in building practices that mirror the areas of the global economy where Canada has some claim to be world class writes Drew Hasselback in the March 28 publication of the Legal Post.

Mar 28, 2014