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New securities regulations pushed back until spring

Osler’s Larry Ritchie speaks with the Globe and Mail on Canada’s Cooperative Capitals Market Regulator and what the delay in its launch means to market participants. 

Dec 8, 2014

Breaking up is easy to do: Potential ‘Inco’ IPO highlights mining sector’s new reality

Doug Bryce, co-chair of Osler’s Mining Group, comments on the state of the mining sector, referencing the ‘supercycle’ theory on commodities. 

Dec 6, 2014

Proactive risk management is crucial in era of big fines, ex-law enforcers say

Speaking with Bloomberg BNA,Larry Ritchie discusses the importance of building a proactive risk management program, highlighting critical steps to help businesses manage a “spark” before it becomes an “inferno.” 

Dec 5, 2014

Young Bay Street drives new wave of philanthropy

Osler’s Simon Leith is featured in the Globe and Mail’s article on why Bay Street’s young stars are teaming up with high-profile charities to design innovative philanthropic campaigns. Simon recently co-hosted the third annual Breakfast of Champions, which raises funds for SickKids. 

Dec 4, 2014

Lexpert names 12 Osler partners amongst “Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers”

We are pleased to announce that 12 Osler lawyers have been named “Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers” in the 2014/15 Lexpert Special Edition on Litigation

December 2014

Shawn Irving Named a 2014 Lexpert Rising Star

Congratulations to Osler partner Shawn Irving on being named amongst the Lexpert Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2014. 

November 2014

Aboriginal consultation reaffirmed

Tom Isaac discusses the Supreme Court’s Tsilhqot’in decision with the Calgary Herald, saying it does not shut down provinces to industry and resource development, but does reaffirm the need to consult with Aboriginal titleholders. 

Nov 29, 2014

Germany won't block CETA despite investor-state clause

Osler partner Riyaz Dattu comments on Germany's decision to support the Canada-Europe free-trade agreement, after dropping its objections to the investor protections, clearing the way for the deal to take effect in 2016 as planned. 

Nov 28, 2014

Is Canada ripe for a food label fight?

Learning from U.S. and Canadian product and consumer cases can lower your litigation threat level. Sonia Bjorkquist and Lindsay Rauccio explain how in an article penned for The Lawyers Weekly.

Nov 28, 2014

Suzanne Côté of Osler Hoskin Harcourt LLP appointed to Supreme Court of Canada

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is pleased today to recognize a brilliant litigator, colleague and partner, Suzanne Côté, who has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada effective December 1, 2014. 

Nov 27, 2014