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), the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) and the Futures Industry Association (FIA). 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

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Capital Markets (Band 1) and Tax (Band 1)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Derivative Instruments 
  • IFLR Americas Awards: Named “Capital Markets firm of the Year”, 2018
  • IFLR 1000: Recognized in Capital Markets (Band 1); Banking; Financial Services Regulatory

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

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