Derivatives

Overview

Osler’s Derivatives Advisory Group

Osler’s Derivatives Advisory Group has acted on some of the most complicated and creative derivatives trades in the industry. We are Canadian counsel to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), and the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA). We are the only Canadian law firm offering a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to structuring and negotiating derivative transactions.

We understand the business of derivatives. We are sought out for our commercially-minded approach and creativity in solving our clients’ most complex structural, regulatory, tax and risk management issues.

We are known in the marketplace among all industry participants and advise both Canadian and international “buy side” and “sell side” clients on the negotiation and structuring of derivatives trades.

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Timothy Hughes

Partner, Taxation
Toronto

Lisa Mantello

Partner, Banking and Financial Services
Toronto

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2019 (Toronto, Ontario): Ranked in the area of Derivative Instruments 
  • IFLR Americas Awards, 2018, Osler named “Capital Markets firm of the year”.
  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, ranked in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and Financial Services Regulatory.
  • The Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2018, Band 1, recognized in the areas of Capital Markets and Taxation.
  • International Tax Review, 2018, Tier 1, recognized as one of the Best Transactional Firms in Canada.

Key Contacts

Lisa Mantello

Lisa Mantello
Partner, Banking and Financial Services
LMantello@osler.com
416.862.6790

Timothy Hughes

Timothy Hughes
Partner, Taxation
thughes@osler.com
416.862.6573