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Peter  Milligan

Peter Milligan

Partner, Financial Services

Key Contact: Securitization and Structured Finance


Contact Information

pmilligan@osler.com

tel: 416.862.6634

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 1983

Education
  • University of Toronto, LL.B.
  • University of Toronto, B.A.
Language(s)
English

Peter’s practice focuses on securitization and structured finance with an emphasis on creditor’s rights. He has provided advice to buyers, sellers, credit enhancers, liquidity lenders and rating agencies in connection with these transactions. Recent transaction types include automobile and equipment loans, leases and wholesale assets, credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgages and trade receivables. Peter has provided advice in connection with all categories of financing transactions. He has also taught commercial law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

    • Acted as seller’s counsel in connection with a syndicated securitization of automotive dealer floorplan receivables
    • Acted as agent’s counsel in connection with a private placement of commercial mortgage-backed securities
    • Acted as conduit counsel in connection with a securitization of insured and uninsured residential mortgages
    • Acted as conduit counsel in connection with a securitization of consumer automotive leases
    • Acted for the seller in a cross-border trade receivables securitization which obtained off-balance sheet treatment under IFRS

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Capital Markets: Securitization
    • "...has notable experience of creditors' rights issues and is highlighted for his 'strong expertise and great client service."
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Asset Securitization; Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing; Banking & Financial Institutions
  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Asset Securitization
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Banking and Finance Law; Structured Finance Law; Securities Law, “Lawyer of the Year”, Structured Finance Law, Toronto
  • Legal 500: Recognized as a Leading Lawyer, Capital Markets
  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms: Recognized in Capital Markets
  • Who’s Who Legal: Recognized in Banking (Canada)

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association