Allen & Overy has a long history of working with Canadian companies. Canadian banks and institutions were among our first international clients when the firm was founded in 1930.
Our Canada practice acts as international counsel to leading Canadian pension funds, banks and corporates as they look outside of Canada for investment opportunities. We have supported them as they expand their horizons as well as working with our multi-national clients looking to do business in Canada.
Our global team consists of lawyers with an understanding and awareness of both international and Canadian markets and public and private sector expertise.
From our New York and Washington offices, we provide U.S. law advice to a number of large Canadian financial institutions. We have a track record advising the largest Canadian banks around the world on complex matters, having acted in some of the most sophisticated and prestigious deals in the market.
For matters relating to Canadian law, we work closely with premier local Canadian counsel. Our global network and our close ties with these Canadian firms enable us to provide a comprehensive and informed service to our clients across a broad range of transactions.
News & insights
News: 11 FEBRUARY 2020
Allen & Overy hosted our Inaugural Canadian Banks Workshop in Toronto, Ontario on January 30, which brought together legal and business teams from RBC, Scotiabank, BMO and T.D. Bank, for a one-day seminar on how to handle a shifting regulatory and legal landscape.Read more
Publications: 11 NOVEMBER 2019
An introduction to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).Read more
Publications: 03 SEPTEMBER 2019
Following Windstream Holdings Inc.’s court battle with one of its bondholders, and its subsequent bankruptcy filing, new credit agreement terms have begun to appear in the U.S. syndicated loan market.Read more
Publications: 25 JULY 2018
On 5 July 2018, Ontario's Minister of Energy, Greg Rickford, issued an Executive Order to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) directing it to "wind down" certain renewable energy contracts, which had been awarded under the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) and the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) programmes.Read more
Our global coverage
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