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2015 McCarthy Tétrault News



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McCarthy Tétrault advises Bruce Power in its landmark, long-term 6,300 MW energy transaction

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December 9, 2015


Toronto, December 9, 2015 — Bruce Power, operator of the world’s largest nuclear generating facility, announced on Thursday that it had entered into a long-term agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to secure 6,300 megawatts of electricity from its Bruce Power site located in Tiverton, Ontario through to 2064.

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McCarthy Tétrault Among the GTA’s Top 100 Employers for 2016

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December 9, 2015


Toronto, December 9, 2015 — For the fourth consecutive year, our firm has been named one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers of the year for 2016. This award recognizes employers across all industries in the Greater Toronto with progressive programs and a forward-thinking attitude. With a record number of employers applying for the competition this year, McCarthy Tétrault’s commitment to its employees allowed the firm to clinch a spot among the 100.

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McCarthy Tétrault CEO named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People

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November 23, 2015

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Marc-André Blanchard


Toronto, November 23, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud to congratulate Marc-André Blanchard, our Chair and CEO, on being named to Canadian Business magazine’s list of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People for 2016: The Power 50. Noting that Marc-André “Keeps Big Law fresh,” the magazine highlighted his leadership of our innovative service delivery model in direct contrast to the traditional Law Firm model.

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McCarthy Tétrault partners Renee Reichelt and Adam Ship named 2015 Lexpert Rising Stars

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November 20, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Renee Reichelt
Adam Ship


Toronto, November 20, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that its partners Renee Reichelt and Adam Ship were named Rising Stars at Lexpert’s 2015 gala last night. The annual awards honour Canada’s leading lawyers under 40. Nominees from law firms, in-house teams and government are eligible and winners are selected by an independent Lexpert Advisory Board.

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McCarthy Tétrault advises CDPQ in its investment in Bombardier Transportation’s newly-created BT Holdco

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November 19, 2015


Montréal, November 19, 2015 — Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in the rail industry, announced this morning it had entered into a definitive agreement with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) for a $1.5 billion US convertible share investment in Bombardier Transportation’s newly-created holding company, BT Holdco. Under the terms of the agreement, CDPQ will acquire shares of BT Holdco convertible into a 30% common equity stake of BT Holdco, subject to annual adjustments related to performance. The transaction will be executed through a private placement and values Bombardier Transportation at $5 billion US.

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Top 100 Employers: 4th consecutive recognition for McCarthy Tétrault

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November 9, 2015


Toronto, November 9, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is very pleased to announce that, for the fourth consecutive year, the firm has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Now in its 16th year, the annual competition – the largest project of its kind in Canada – aims to identify organizations that lead their industries in HR practices and to recognize the nation’s best places to work.

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MaRS LegalX and McCarthy Tétrault announce partnership focused on legal innovation

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November 3, 2015


Toronto, November 3, 2015 – MaRS Discovery District and McCarthy Tétrault, one of Canada’s largest and most awarded law firms, announced the launch of a partnership dedicated to legal innovation today.

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McCarthy Tétrault tops corporate finance league tables for Q3 2015

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October 21, 2015


Toronto, October 21, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it topped the Financial Post’s Legal Post corporate finance league tables for Q3, 2015, which measured debt and equity financing activity in Canada during the quarter.

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McCarthy Tétrault Rises to the Top in First Ever Chambers Canada Guide

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October 7, 2015


Toronto, October 7, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that the firm and its lawyers garnered top marks in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business released earlier this month. The firm’s lawyers and practice groups received 42 Band 1 rankings, more than any other firm in Canada. In total, 109 of its lawyers were recognized 128 times across 43 areas of research. Additionally, 16 of the firm’s areas of practice received Band 1 recognition, the highest ranking denoted by Chambers in its research.

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McCarthy Tétrault Launches Québec Employer Advisor Blog

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October 6, 2015


Montréal, October 6, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the launch of its 14th blog, the Québec Employer Advisor to help clients manage the challenges they face in today’s workplace. The blog will offer readers practical tips and provide insights on the implications of new case law and updates on the latest legislative and regulatory developments. In addition, employers and HR professionals will get the latest information about legal issues that affect employment-related practices, labour and human resources policies specifically relevant in the Québec marketplace.
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McCarthy Tétrault’s Mathieu Laflamme appointed Québec City Office Lead

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October 5, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Mathieu Laflamme


Québec City, October 5, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Mathieu Laflamme, partner in the Business Law Group, has been appointed Québec City Office Lead. In this capacity, Mr. Laflamme joins McCarthy Tétrault’s management team for the Québec region and will represent the firm in initiatives and activities related to the Québec City office, while continuing his practice full-time.

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McCarthy Tétrault to receive first-ever Chambers Canada Diversity Award

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September 25, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Élisabeth Brousseau
Roland Hung


Toronto, September 25, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that along with Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC), it has been awarded the first-ever Chambers Canada Diversity Award in recognition of our work for the advancement of LGBTI rights. The award will be presented to litigation associates Élisabeth Brousseau and Roland Hung at the upcoming Chambers Canada Awards to be held October 1 in Toronto.

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McCarthy Tétrault Partner Stéphane Duval named President of CBA’s National Immigration Law Section

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September 17, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Stéphane Duval


Montréal, September 17, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is very pleased to announce that Stéphane Duval, partner in the firm’s Labour and Employment Law Group and leader of the Immigration Law Practice, was recently named chair of the National Immigration Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA).

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OneWalk, One day, All Cancers: McCarthy Tétrault raises over $110,000 for cancer research

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September 15, 2015


Toronto, September 15, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is very pleased to announce that the firm raised $111,610 for OneWalk, One day, All Cancers. Last Saturday, Team McCarthy Tétrault joined thousands on a 25 km walk through the streets of Toronto in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the leading cancer research hospital in Canada, and one of the top five comprehensive cancer research centres in the world.

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New Reform in Mexico: McCarthy Tétrault and Eminent Ambassador of Mexico Offer a Look at the Current Energy Landscape

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August 26, 2015


Toronto, August 26, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault, along with Mr. Jean Charest, had the honour to welcome Mr. Andrés Rozental, Eminent Ambassador of Mexico, for a special presentation on Mexico’s recent energy policy shift and implemented reform. Within the context of the International Economic Forum of the Americas, and for the second time in recent months, Mr. Rozental shared insight and important information with McCarthy Tétrault clients speaking to the current energy landscape, the fundamental principles of the energy reform as well as its impact on Canadian companies doing business in Mexico.

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McCarthy Tétrault welcomes new partner Scott Chalmers

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August 24, 2015

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Scott Chalmers


Toronto, August 24, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Scott Chalmers as a partner based in our Toronto office. Mr. Chalmers has practised as a senior construction lawyer with international law firms in Houston, Texas, London, England, and Sydney, Australia and will bring his practical construction industry and international project experience to bear as leader of the firm’s National Construction Group.

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17 McCarthy Tétrault practitioners named Lawyer of the Year

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August 24, 2015


Toronto, August 24, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault proudly announces that 17 of its lawyers were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s Stephanie Willson named to 2015 list of Women Worth Watching

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August 18, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Stephanie N. Willson


Toronto, August 18, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud to share that Stephanie Willson, the firm’s Chief Professional Resources Officer, has been named among this year’s top 100 Women Worth Watching by Profiles Diversity Journal.

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McCarthy Tétrault Most Active Law Firm in Canadian Private Equity Deals – First Half of 2015

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August 18, 2015


Toronto, August 18, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault proudly announces that it topped the Canadian private equity disclosed financings, by deal count, for the first half of 2015, according to the private equity league tables published recently for the first time in the Financial Post.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s David McAusland awarded the distinction of Advocatus Emeritus by the Quebec Bar

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August 10, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

David L. McAusland


Montréal, August 10, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault wishes to congratulate David McAusland, partner in the Business Law Group, who has been conferred the honorary distinction of Advocatus Emeritus by the Quebec Bar in recognition of his professional excellence, outstanding contribution to the profession and social and community outreach throughout his remarkable career.

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Pro Bono mission on LGBTI rights in Guatemala for McCarthy Tétrault and Lawyers Without Borders Canada

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July 23, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Élisabeth Brousseau
Roland Hung


Montréal, July 23, 2015. – McCarthy Tétrault congratulates litigation associates Élisabeth Brousseau and Roland Hung on their recent participation in an exploratory mission to work with Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC) in the advancement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual and Intersexed (LGBTI) community rights in Guatemala.

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McCarthy Tétrault partners Sarit Batner and Marie-Josée Hogue named Top 25 Women in Canadian Litigation

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July 16, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Sarit E. Batner
Marie-Josée Hogue


Toronto, July 16, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Benchmark Canada has included Sarit Batner and Marie-Josée Hogue on its annual list of the Top 25 Women in Canadian Litigation for the second consecutive year.

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Marie-Josée Hogue, partner at McCarthy Tétrault, appointed justice of the Court of Appeal of Québec

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July 14, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Marie-Josée Hogue


Montréal, July 14, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is proud to announce that Ms. Marie-Josée Hogue has been appointed justice of the Court of Appeal of Québec. The swearing-in ceremony, during which Ms. Hogue will publicly take her oath, will be held at the end of the summer.

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McCarthy Tétrault leading the way with innovative Québec City office on Grande Allée

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July 6, 2015


 

Québec City, July 6, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is very pleased to announce that its Québec City office has moved to a state of the art building located at 500 Grande Allée East. The new space offers a revolutionary approach to delivering legal services that embodies the firm’s core values of innovation, client service and market leadership.

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Doing Business in Canada: Read the latest updates to our popular guide 2015

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June 30, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Suzanne V. Murphy


Toronto, June 30, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault's Doing Business in Canada is an indispensable reference tool for lawyers and business persons regarding the legal aspects of establishing or acquiring a business in Canada. The newest edition reflects legislative changes including:

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McCarthy Tétrault Authors Cross-Border Class Actions Chapter in ABA’s Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2015

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June 30, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Shaun E. Finn
Christopher Hubbard
Elder C. Marques
Michael J.P. O'Brien
Jill Yates


Toronto, June 30, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that three of its litigators authored the "Cross-Border and Multi-Jurisdiction Class Actions – A Canadian Perspective" section in the Class Actions chapter in the American Bar Association’s Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2015 Edition.

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Chantal Tremblay, partner at McCarthy Tétrault, appointed justice of the Superior Court of Québec

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June 16, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Chantal C. Tremblay


Montréal, June 16, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is proud to announce that Ms. Chantal Tremblay has been appointed justice of the Superior Court of Québec, district of Montréal. Ms. Tremblay’s appointment takes effect on June 20, 2015. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at the end of the summer.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s Claude Bisson receives the highest honorary distinction from the Barreau du Québec

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June 12, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Claude Bisson


Montréal, June 12, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault wishes to congratulate Claude Bisson, counsel in the Litigation Group, who is the recipient of the Barreau du Québec Medal, the highest honorary distinction bestowed by the Bar Association. The Medal, which was awarded yesterday during the Barreau’s annual convention, crowns Mr. Bisson’s distinguished legal career.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s Simon Potter awarded the Jules-Deschênes Prize

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June 4, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Simon V. Potter


Montréal, June 4, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault congratulates Montréal partner Simon Potter on his receipt of the Jules-Deschênes Prize by the Quebec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). The Prize recognizes the contribution of a member of the CBA’s Quebec Branch who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and outstanding team spirit through his continual commitment to the Association.

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McCarthy Tétrault honoured for innovative programs to develop women lawyers

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June 4, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Nancy J. Carroll
Caroline Zayid


Toronto, June 4, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Legal Media Group has awarded the firm four distinctions as part of its annual Women in Business Law in the Americas awards gala in New York, for the fourth consecutive year. Caroline Zayid and Nancy Carroll from the firm accepted the following awards on behalf of the firm:

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McCarthy Tétrault’s Nathalie Gagnon receives the Pro Bono Rajpattie-Persaud Award

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June 4, 2015

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Nathalie Gagnon


Montréal, June 4, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault wishes to congratulate Nathalie Gagnon, partner in the Labour & Employment Group. Last night, during the Presidential Dinner of the Québec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, Ms. Gagnon received the Rajpattie-Persaud Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the welfare of her community.

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McCarthy Tétrault Launches Alberta Employer Advisor Blog

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May 20, 2015


Toronto, May 20, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the launch of the Alberta Employer Advisor blog to help its clients manage the challenges they face in today’s workplace. The blog provides employers and HR professionals with analysis of the latest legal issues that affect employment-related practices, labour and human resources policies. In addition to providing clients with insights on the implications of new case law as well as updates on the latest legislative and regulatory developments, the blog will be regularly updated with practical tips, specifically relevant in the Alberta marketplace.

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Sven Milelli Appointed McCarthy Tétrault’s Regional Managing Partner for British Columbia

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April 27, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Sven O. Milelli


Toronto, April 27, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Sven Milelli, a partner in the firm’s Business Law Group, is the firm’s new Regional Managing Partner for British Columbia. Mr. Milelli succeeds Herman Van Ommen, who will continue his practice as a partner in the Litigation Group.

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The Honourable Wayne Wouters, PC joins McCarthy Tétrault as Strategic and Policy Advisor

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April 20, 2015


Toronto, April 20, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is honoured to welcome The Honourable Wayne Wouters, PC as Strategic and Policy Advisor to the firm.

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Amendments to Alberta’s Guarantees Acknowledgment Act

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April 20, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Braden Sheps


On December 11, 2013, the Alberta Legislative Assembly gave royal assent to Bill 44: Notaries and Commissioners Act[1], which included some significant amendments to the Guarantees Acknowledgment Act (Alberta)[2] (the “GAA”). Upon proclamation, the following amendments come into force:
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McCarthy Tétrault Partner Chia-yi Chua appointed Honorary Consul-General of Singapore

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April 15, 2015

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Chia-yi Chua


Toronto, April 15, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Chia-yi Chua, partner in our Tax Group and leader of our Tax Disputes Group, has been appointed Honorary Consul General (HCG) of the Republic of Singapore. He was recognized at an event last night, where His Excellency Philip Eng, High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore, formally opened the office of the Singapore Consulate-General, situated at the firm’s Toronto location.
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McCarthy Tétrault Launches Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection Blog

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April 1, 2015


Toronto, April 1, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the launch of a new blog, CyberLex. This blog features trends and developments in cybersecurity, privacy and data protection law in Canada and internationally. It offers practical suggestions and insights on how these issues affect companies in a wide variety of industries and provides guidance on how to address the challenges and opportunities created by developments in these areas.

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Canada’s 2015 Best Diversity Employers: McCarthy Tétrault once again on the list

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March 31, 2015


Toronto, March 31, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault proudly announces that it has been named one of Canada’s 2015 Best Diversity Employers in recognition of its leadership in diversity and inclusiveness initiatives. This recognition, granted to the firm for a third consecutive year, goes hand in hand with being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in November 2014.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s London, UK office completes “mud run” fundraiser

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March 23, 2015


London, UK, March 23, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault congratulates 11 lawyers and staff for completing a five-kilometre extreme “mud run” to fundraise for the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders) Ebola Emergency Appeal. More than £10,000 was raised to support the ongoing relief effort in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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McCarthy Tétrault stands out in Chambers Global 2015 edition

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March 20, 2015


Toronto, March 20, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it has once again been recognized as a leading business law firm in Canada. In the most recent edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, 88 of the firm’s lawyers were ranked 97 times. Twenty three of its practice areas were also ranked, with eight receiving Band 1 recognition. These rankings are a testament to the firm’s focus on addressing the needs of its clients and building teams to meet those needs and exceed expectations.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s Malcolm Mercer Running for Re-election

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March 19, 2015


Toronto, March 18, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that partner and General Counsel Malcolm Mercer is seeking re-election as bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). Benchers are the governing body of the LSUC and play an important role in setting policy and other matters related to lawyers and paralegals practicing in Ontario. 

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McCarthy Tétrault Wins Prestigious Patent Litigation Award for Third Consecutive Year

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March 19, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Ryann Atkins
Fiona Legere
Steven Mason
Andrew J. Reddon
Steven Tanner


Toronto, March 19, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year, McCarthy Tétrault’s IP litigation group was awarded Managing IP's Patent Contentious Team of the Year – Canada. This award recognizes the firm’s IP Litigation Group’s sustained and exceptional achievements in patent litigation, and particularly recognizes its achievements on behalf of clients in the pharmaceutical sector, including biologics. The successes that the firm’s IP Litigation Group have achieved on behalf of its clients have made McCarthy Tétrault the top choice to lead some of Canada’s most significant and contentious pharmaceutical patent cases.

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McCarthy Tétrault partner David Porter admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers

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March 11, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

David M. Porter


Toronto, March 11, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault partner David Porter has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

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McCarthy Tétrault hosts annual Winkler Class Actions Moot

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March 10, 2015


Toronto, March 10, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault hosted the second annual Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Held at the firm’s Toronto office, students from McGill University, Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto and the University of Windsor debated a complex securities class action.

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McCarthy Tétrault releases fifth annual Mining in the Courts

Toronto, March 2, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the fifth edition of its annual publication Mining in the Courts, Year in Review. Published by the firm’s Global Mining Litigation Group, the publication provides an overview of recent legal developments and key Canadian case law affecting the mining industry in 2014.
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McCarthy Tétrault partner elected President of Toronto Lawyers Association

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February 27, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Christopher A. Wayland


Toronto, February 27, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to congratulate Toronto partner Christopher Wayland as he begins his term as President of the Toronto Lawyers Association. Founded in 1885, the Toronto Lawyers Association represents the interests of 3,500 members through numerous information, education and advocacy activities.

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McCarthy Tétrault hosts historic signing for launch of first-ever natural resource-focused arbitration centre in Canada

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February 27, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Frederico Marques


Toronto, February 27, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it will host the annual Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) Mining Breakfast on Monday, March 2, during PDAC in Toronto. The breakfast kicks off the 9th annual Brazil-Canada at PDAC 2015, a two-day mining event organized by the BCCC and sponsored by the firm.

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McCarthy Tétrault partners receive Lexology Client Choice Awards

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February 26, 2015


Toronto, February 26, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that three of its partners were honoured with Lexology Client Choice Awards, in recognition of adding real value to clients’ businesses, above and beyond other players in the market.
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Benchmark Canada honours McCarthy Tétrault with three awards

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February 6, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Darryl A. Cruz
Marie-Josée Hogue


Toronto, February 6, 2015 – McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce the firm and its partners were honoured in three categories at Benchmark Canada’s 2015 awards gala last night in Toronto. The awards recognize excellence in litigation across the country.

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McCarthy Tétrault partner recognized by United Way Toronto

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February 6, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Godyne N.L. Sibay


Toronto, February 6, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault congratulates Toronto partner Godyne Sibay on being celebrated for her leadership and impact as co-chair, together with Francesca Shaw, TD AMCB Bank, of the Women Gaining Ground (WGG), an innovative initiative of United Way. While co-chair, Ms. Sibay and WGG fundraised more than $1 million, an increase of 58% from 2013, and participation in the campaign increased from 98 to 188 members. Through their donations and volunteer efforts, WGG supports strategic programs to help women in Toronto to self-sufficiency through education and employment. WGG was started in 2007 by Kirby Chown, former Regional Managing Partner of McCarthy Tétrault, and Martine Irman, Vice-Chair, TD Securities. Ms. Sibay was also a member of the 2014 United Way Campaign Cabinet.

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McCarthy Tétrault leads Canadian law firms on infrastructure league tables

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February 5, 2015


Toronto, February 5, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce Infrastructure Journal ranked the firm as Canada’s top advisor in the Project Finance and Corporate Finance in Canada categories in its 2014 year-end league tables.

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McCarthy Tétrault tops 2014 Year-End Corporate Finance League Tables

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February 4, 2015


Toronto, February 4, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it topped the Financial Post’s year-end 2014 corporate finance league tables, which measure public debt and equity financing activity in Canada during 2014. The firm’s strong showing in both the debt and equity categories is a testament to our leadership in capital markets.
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McCarthy Tétrault publishes User’s Guide to Canadian Copyright Tariffs

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February 2, 2015


Toronto, February 2, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the first edition of the User’s Guide to Canadian Copyright Tariffs, authored by Grant Buchanan, Daniel Glover, Peter Grant and Keith Rose.

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McCarthy Tétrault advises Nieuport Aviation in its acquisition of Toronto’s Billy Bishop airport terminal

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January 29, 2015


Toronto, January 28, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is excited to announce that the firm is acting for Nieuport Aviation Infrastructure as part of the consortium acquiring the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport passenger terminal from Porter Aviation.

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Kim Thomassin and four remarkable women executives commit to propelling women’s professional ambitions

DATE

January 29, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Kim Thomassin


Montréal, January 29, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Kim Thomassin, Managing Partner for the Québec Region, together with Isabelle Hudon, Sophie Brochu, Marie‑Josée Lamothe and Isabelle Marcoux, has committed to participating in l’effet a, an innovative program based on the premise that ambition changes the equation.

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McCarthy Tétrault welcomes 11 new partners

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January 26, 2015


Toronto, January 26, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is very pleased to announce and introduce the firm’s 11 new partners who have been invited into the partnership. These remarkable individuals provide counsel to the firm’s clients across all industries and represent each of the firm’s practices. Their admission to partnership is in recognition of their outstanding advice and service to the firm’s clients.

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McCarthy Tétrault leads several categories in Bloomberg’s Global Mid-Market Legal Advisory rankings

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January 13, 2015


Toronto, January 13, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault has continued its impressive run of 2014 league table results, topping several categories in Bloomberg’s Global Mid-Market Legal Advisory rankings. These most recent first place standings follow McCarthy Tétrault placing #1 on Bloomberg’s 2014 Canadian M&A league tables, having advised on more announced deals in Canada than any other law firm in 2014.

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McCarthy Tétrault’s exceptional expertise is recognized in 2015 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide

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January 12, 2015


Toronto, January 12, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that 51 of its lawyers are recognized in the 2015 edition of The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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McCarthy Tétrault only Canadian law firm shortlisted for global Managing Partners’ Forum awards

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January 12, 2015


Toronto, January 12, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is excited to announce that it has been shortlisted for a Managing Partners’ Forum Award for Management excellence in the category of Most Innovative Client Service. The global awards are organized in association with the Harvard Business Review and Financial Times and McCarthy Tétrault is the sole Canadian firm nominated.

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McCarthy Tétrault advises on 8 of Lexpert’s Top 10 Deals and 4 Top 10 Cases of 2014

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January 9, 2015


Toronto, January 9, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that it advised on eight of Lexpert’s Top 10 Deals and four of its Top 10 Business Decisions of 2014, published in January 2015. The top identified deals illustrate the past year’s economic and regulatory climate and represent trends for 2015.

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McCarthy Tétrault tops Bloomberg’s Canadian M&A league tables for 2014

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January 5, 2015


Toronto, January 5, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it has topped Bloomberg’s 2014 Canadian M&A league tables, having worked on the largest number of announced deals. The firm acted on 121 Canadian M&A deals worth a total of USD $29.8 billion.
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McCarthy Tétrault applauds Lisa Vogt on Queen’s Counsel appointment

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January 5, 2015

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Elizabeth Vogt


Vancouver, January 5, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to congratulate Vancouver partner Lisa Vogt on her appointment to the Queen’s Counsel in British Columbia. This prestigious title recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the community and the justice system in the province.

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