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Calgary oil and gas transaction lawyers wait for the deals to return

Speaking with the National Post, Osler’s Noralee Bradley notes that while M&A deal volume may be down in the resource sector, other legal moves, such as activism, will fill the void. “When you have stocks off 30% to 50% from their highs, that presents opportunities, as does the strength of the U.S. dollar.”

13 mai 2015

Loosening foreign takeover rules may benefit mining and energy sectors

The Canadian government has made it easier for foreigners to now invest in Canadian companies. Osler’s Peter Glossop joins BNN to explain why Canadian energy and metal companies could benefit the most.

12 mai 2015

Québec ruling clarifies franchisor’s obligations

Franchise lawyers Jennifer Dolman and Alexandre Fallon comment on the recent decision in Bertico Inc. v. Dunkin’ Brands Canada Ltd., which concluded a 12-year legal battle, noting that it is unlikely the ruling will have an impact outside of Québec.

8 mai 2015

Deal making to take a hit in short term in Alberta

Speaking with The Globe and Mail, Osler Co-Chair Shawn Denstedt predicts that any pause in deal making in Alberta post-election will be short-lived. “Once the budget’s in place, then we’re off to the races again…and I think there will be an uptick in deal making.” 

7 mai 2015

Harper takeover rules boon for Canadian resource firms

Speaking with Bloomberg, partner Peter Glossop discusses what the recent amendments to Canada’s takeover rules mean for Canadian energy companies and foreign investors. The new regulations came into effect on April 24, 2015. 

7 mai 2015

L’arrêt Dunkin’ Donuts a une application limitée à l’extérieur du Québec

Le 15 avril 2015, la Cour d’appel du Québec a rendu sa décision très attendue dans l’affaire Bertico Inc. c. Dunkin’ Brands Canada Ltd., un recours collectif intenté contre Dunkin’ Donuts par 21 de ses franchisés au Québec. Jennifer Dolman et Alexandre Fallon, tous deux du cabinet Osler, discutent de l’incidence de cette décision sur les franchisés dans leur récent article publié dans le magazine Canadian Lawyer.

4 mai 2015

What to know about the new Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act

In a Q&A with Alberta Oil, Osler’s Terri-Lee Oleniuk explains how the new Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act will affect relationships between First Nations and the energy sector.

May 1, 2015

Andrew MacDougall elected to American College of Governance Counsel’s inaugural fellowship class

Osler’s Andrew MacDougall has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, joining the inaugural fellowship class of 36 Fellows, 14 founding Fellows and nine Honourary Fellows. 

29 avril 2015

Taking stock of food fables

Consumers are increasingly more health conscious and likely to read labels, putting more of an onus on companies to back up beneficial claims. Osler’s Craig Lockwood comments on some of the concerns that come with increased regulation in the food and beverage industry. 

27 avril 2015

File early and watch closely as Canada’s IP rules change

Ottawa managing partner Donna White chats with Canadian Lawyer InHouse about important changes to Canada's intellectual property laws that will force companies to keep an eagle eye on their trade-mark applications.

27 avril 2015