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U.S. banks cash in on Canadian M&A bonanza

The Globe and Mail reports on Osler’s strong showing in Thomson Reuter’s recently released league tables. Osler took top spot in both the Canadian announced deals (by value) and Canadian completed deals (by value) categories, working on deals worth $50.4-billion last year. 

Jan 8, 2015

Class actions can test the protections of solicitor-client privilege

Larry Lowenstein speaks with the National Post about a ruling in a Ontario case that shows how class actions could have an adverse impact on one of the law’s most protected zones: solicitor-client privilege. 

Jan 7, 2015

Tax guy to the rescue

Osler’s Al Meghji chats with Canadian Lawyer about the role of the tax lawyer in today’s legal practice as tax practitioners have become central players in the risk management of public and private companies. 

Jan 5, 2015

Osler leads the way as Canadian M&A deal value increases 38% in 2014

Canadian M&A deal value was on the rise in 2014, with Osler ranking no. 1 in Thomson Reuters’ year-end league tables for both Canadian announced deals (by value) and Canadian completed deals (by value). 

Jan 5, 2015

New regulations about illegal downloading go into effect

Speaking with Global News, IP lawyer John Cotter discusses new regulations regarding the illegal download of files. Effective January 1, 2015, Internet service providers are required to notify customers of any allegations of copyright infringement from copyright holders. 

Jan 2, 2015

Once repatriated, twice shy

Clay Horner comments on Listed’s 2014 “Deal of the Year – the Tim Hortons-Burger King merger. Osler represented Tim Hortons in the US$12.5-billion transaction.

December 2014

Big, bold and bountiful

Speaking with Listed magazine, Clay Horner comments on the 2014 M&A market and highlights Valeant’s bid for Allergan, which “foretells” of a new trend that will see more cooperation between activist investors and strategic buyers hungry to expand their reach.  

December 2014

Interview with Al Meghji from The Great Canadian Tax Dodge documentary

Tax litigator Al Meghji discusses corporate tax avoidance with the makers of The Great Canadian Tax Dodge, an upcoming documentary on the subject.  

December 2014

The term-limit era has begun

Osler’s Andrew MacDougall discusses board term-limit and renewal issues with Listed magazine, recommending a process by which boards can assess its practices in these areas. 

December 2014

Osler lawyer’s efforts make traffic court disclosure the norm for self-represented litigants in Ontario

The pro bono efforts of Osler’s Mary Paterson have been instrumental in making Crown disclosure a reality for self-represented litigants in Ontario’s traffic court. 

Dec. 17, 2014