Arlene has a broad practice covering corporate and securities law, with a focus on securitization and structured finance, corporate finance and financial institutions regulatory capital transactions. Arlene acts for clients on a variety of securitization and structured finance transactions and regularly advises securitization conduits, issuers, underwriters and investment banks on securitization and structured finance transactions across a range of asset classes including credit card receivables, consumer loans, automotive loans and lease receivables, equipment and automotive dealer floorplan receivables and trade receivables. She also advises on public and private initial and secondary offering of corporate and financial institutions debt and equity with an emphasis on bank regulatory capital matters.
Arlene’s experience also includes advising on general corporate finance and securities transactions (issuer and dealer-side), public offerings and private placements of both debt and equity securities, mergers and acquisitions, and emerging and high growth companies and venture capital financings. In 2021, Arlene was recognized as a “One to Watch” in Venture Capital Law by Best Lawyers for her work in venture capital.
Prior to joining Osler, Arlene worked for several years as a strategic business consultant and project manager for an emerging technology company. She obtained her J.D./M.B.A. from the Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School Business and was recognized as the top graduating J.D./M.B.A.