Kashif  Zaman

Kashif Zaman, Partner, Financial Services

Contact Information

  • tel: 416.862.6804
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Bar Admission

Ontario, 2002 ; New York, 2002

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B.
  • McGill University, B.Comm.

Office

Toronto

Language(s)

English

Biography

Kashif is a partner in the firm’s Financial Services practice group with robust transactional and advisory practices.

In his transactional practice, Kashif regularly advises a number of the major Canadian banks, international financial institutions and retailers on financial services matters, and acts for other corporate clients on a wide range of matters including in relation to M&A transactions, corporate finance transactions (including issuance of regulatory capital instruments), co-brand arrangements and other strategic transactions. 

In his advisory practice, Kashif advises on matters relating to bank regulation, payment and settlement systems, credit cards and other payment products, compliance and anti-money laundering.

Committed to promoting diversity and student development at the firm, Kashif is a member of Osler’s Diversity Committee Executive Council and the Student Committee. Prior to joining Osler in 2005, he practised in the New York office of a leading international law firm.

Notable Matters

  • Acted for a Canadian bank in its $4-billion acquisition of another regulated Canadian financial institution
  • Acted for a Canadian bank in its sale of an international subsidiary
  • Acted for a Canadian bank in its $3-billion acquisition of a credit card portfolio
  • Acted for a Canadian bank in its co-brand credit card arrangement with a major Canadian affinity partner
  • Acted for a major Canadian retailer in its co-brand credit and debit arrangements with a Canadian bank
  • Acted for a major U.S. retailer in its entry to Canada and in its credit and debit arrangements with Canadian banks
  • Acted for a major Canadian retailer in its private label credit card arrangement
  • Acted for a Canadian bank in its network agreement with a major credit card network
  • Acted for an international bank in its sale of credit card portfolios 

Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

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