Osler Works – Tools and Products

Helping you do business

We are committed to developing new tools and products that help you to do business and help us to drive down the cost of service delivery. Our suite of tools and products puts us at the forefront of legal innovation – and we are only getting started.

Self-help tools

  • Doing Business in Canada guide

    Our first-of-its-kind, customizable Doing Business in Canada guide provides actionable information on how to establish or grow a business in Canada based on your specific business needs. Use the guide

  • Merger notification tool

    Our online Guide to Canada’s Merger Notification Rules can help you determine whether a transaction is subject to the pre-closing mandatory notification regime of Canada’s Competition Act. Use the tool

  • Osler Code Detect

    Use open source software without the worry! This simple-to-use web application locally scans your source code to identify open source licenses that pose the highest risk and provides results in an easy-to-understand, visualized format. Use the tool

  • Private placement tool

    Our Guide to Canadian Private Placements can help you determine whether you will need a Canadian Wrapper for a particular offering document and should contact Canadian counsel for assistance before making offers or sales in Canada. Access the tool

  • Franchise disclosure tool

    Using Contract Express, a market-leading document assembly software, this tool offers a fixed-fee generation of all documents related to the renewal or license of a new franchise from the franchisor to the franchisee/licensee. [Link TBD]

  • Board diversity tool

    Designed in conjunction with the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), this interactive tool helps boards meet their gender diversity disclosure requirements, offering simple and standardized diversity policy language that you can tailor to reflect your company’s unique circumstances. Access the template

 

Products

  • Start-up program for emerging companies

    This fixed-fee program provides emerging companies with responsive and cost-effective legal services early in the start-up phase. Learn more

  • AccessPrivacy

    Designed to help organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors develop a strategic approach to privacy and information management, this subscription-based online resource allows you to easily search federal and provincial private/public sector legislation, case summaries and relevant case law, regulatory orders, decisions, guidelines and other privacy-specific resources issued by various Canadian governments. The subscription also includes training opportunities, privacy forums and workshops, and access to our monthly privacy call and regular e-updates. Learn more

  • Open source software: Legal support packages

    Whether you develop software, or are looking to acquire or invest in a company that does, we offer open source legal support packages designed to meet your needs. Learn more

  • Employment law stress test

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