Chelsea Rubin

Chelsea is an associate in Osler’s Competition/Antitrust, Foreign Investment and International Trade Groups. Her practice covers all areas of competition/antitrust, foreign investment, and international trade, with a focus on sanctions law, compliance, and risk management.

Chelsea is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. She has interned at various United Nations offices, including the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in the Hague, and Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

Prior to law school Chelsea obtained a Masters in Global Affairs from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Western Ontario. She joined Osler as a summer student in 2018 and completed her articles with the firm in 2019-2020.


Representative Work

  • WT Microelectronics

    WT Microelectronics in its acquisition of Future Electronics for USD$3.8 billion

  • Cuboh

    Cuboh in its acquisition by ChowNow

  • General Motors

    General Motors in its US$150 million equity investment in Nouveau Monde Graphite

  • Marquis Imprimeur

    Marquis Imprimeur in its sale to Lakeside Book Company

  • CNH Industrial

    CNH Industrial in its agreement to acquire Hemisphere GNSS for $175 million

  • Zebra Technologies

    Zebra Technologies in its acquisition of Matrox Imaging

  • Domtar

    Domtar in its $3 billion acquisition by Paper Excellence

  • Photonis Group

    Photonis Group in its agreement to acquire Telops

Latest Insights

  • Blog Jun 4, 2024

    So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance

    The first reporting deadline under Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the Modern Slavery Act or the...

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    So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance
  • Blog Apr 9, 2024

    Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers

    The Canadian government has provided additional guidance on Canada’s autonomous economic sanctions, including those related to Russia, but the...

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    Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers
  • Osler Update Apr 1, 2024

    Missed guidance: Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers

    Global Affairs Canada has quietly updated its FAQs to provide new guidance on Canada’s autonomous economic sanctions, including those related to...

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    Missed guidance: Canada’s new sanctions FAQs offer more questions than answers
  • Osler Update Mar 1, 2024

    Canada amends Russia sanctions to combat sanctions evasion

    On February 21, 2024, Canada expanded the scope of its sanctions imposed in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine, with amendments aimed in large...

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    Canada amends Russia sanctions to combat sanctions evasion
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Awards and Recognition

  • The Honourable William G.C. Howland Award of Excellence

Media Mentions

  • Media Mentions Feb 2, 2023

    Economic crimes and supply chain diligence: a ‘how to’ compliance guide – Financier Worldwide

    The Canadian government is expected this year to introduce a package of legislation intended to combat modern slavery, particularly in supply chains.

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  • Media Mentions Feb 25, 2021

    Cross-border tax lawyer shares post-Brexit insights on Canada-U.K. Trade Continuity Agreement – Canadian Lawyer

    Alan Kenigsberg shares insights on the Canada-U.K. Trade Continuity Agreement with Canadian Lawyer, including considerations for lawyers and Canadian...

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  • Osler News Oct 14, 2020

    Osler welcomes the 2020 first-year associates to the Toronto office

    Osler Toronto is pleased to welcome the following first-year associates.

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Community Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR)
  • Phoenix Leadership Project, Board Member

Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • International trade brief: Canada’s Countermeasures to US Steel and Aluminum Tariffs – Practical Avoidance and Mitigation Strategies, Osler Update, June 29, 2018 (Co-Authour)

Credentials

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, M.G.A.
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Distinction)

Languages

  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association