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Canadian M&A Law

Friday, April 28, 2017 | Ideas and resources on the law of mergers & acquisitions

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A leading Canadian business law firm, Stikeman Elliott LLP has more than 450 lawyers in five offices across Canada as well as in New York, London and Sydney. The firm is recognized by Chambers Global, the IFLR 1000, Lexpert and other publications for market-leading corporate finance and M&A teams with an exceptional track record in major cross-border and multijurisdictional matters. The firm is also ranked at or near the top of the Canadian market in each of its remaining core practice areas – banking, corporate commercial, real estate, tax, insolvency, structured finance, competition, intellectual property, administrative law, employment and business litigation – and has developed in-depth knowledge of a wide range of industries from communications, technology, intellectual property, banking and insurance to oil & gas, electrical energy and mining.

Founded in 1952 in Montréal by H. Heward Stikeman and R. Fraser Elliott, Stikeman Elliott expanded to London in 1969 and Toronto in 1971, followed by Ottawa, New YorkVancouver, Calgary and Sydney. Through all of its growth and in each of its offices, its founders’ vision of a creative, entrepreneurial, business-oriented law firm has been carefully maintained, with the result being the consistency of quality, approach and client service for which the firm is well known in its home country and around the world.