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Legal Year in Review 2021

As 2021 comes to a close we share our observations on the most significant legal developments affecting Canadian business over the past year and their implications for 2022 and beyond.

Now available with audio: Read or listen to our Legal Year in Review
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Privacy Commissioner Roundtable

For our 100th AccessPrivacy monthly call, Adam Kardash hosts two Canadian Information and Privacy Commissioners.

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IN THE NEWS

Osler ranked #1 for Canadian M&A in 2021

Osler advised on 214 deals in 2021 with more than US$92 billion in total transaction value.

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DEALS & CASES

BMO to acquire Bank of the West

Osler advises Bank of Montreal in its definitive agreement to purchase Bank of the West for US$16.3 billion.

Read more about BMO’s expansion
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Leave denied in securities class action

Ontario Superior Court decision underscores “important gatekeeping role” in proposed class actions.

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Osler Workshop – Collaboration in action

At Osler Workshop, we collaborate with clients to develop technologically enabled products and tools to help answer the legal and operational demands of today’s fast-paced business climate.

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Recent Deals & Cases


  • Bank of Montreal

    Bank of Montreal in its US$16.3 billion acquisition of Bank of the West

  • Kinross Gold Corporation

    Kinross Gold Corporation in its US$1.4 billion acquisition of Great Bear Resources

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company

    The Underwriters in Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s US$8.45 billion note offering

  • Koch Real Estate Investments

    Koch Real Estate Investments in connection with its preferred equity financing of the Canderel-led $5.7 billion acquisition of Cominar REIT

  • H&R REIT

    H&R REIT in its $1.67 billion sale of The Bow Office Tower

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