William S. Osler: Lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP

William S. Osler

Partner, Co-Head of Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions
Calgary,  AB  Canada
Phone403.298.3426

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 403.298.3426
Fax: 403.265.7219
http://www.bennettjones.com/OslerWilliam/
 
University Queen's University, B.A., Hons., 1988
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Calgary, LL.B., 1994
 
Admitted1995, Alberta
 
Biography

Will Osler is co-head of the firm's capital markets and mergers & acquisitions practice. He practices in the areas of securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters, with a particular focus on the oil and gas sector. He has significant experience in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, acting for both issuers and underwriters, as well as Canadian and international takeover bids, plans of arrangement and asset and share purchase transactions. He has represented clients in several of Canada's largest recent initial public offerings. His corporate governance advisory work includes advising corporations and boards of directors with respect to general compliance matters as well as specific issues arising out of transactions. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on a variety of business law topics and was Co-Chair of Insight's 2012 Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions Conference.

Will was a member of the firm's partnership board from 2009 to 2011. He is currently a trustee of the Calgary Health Trust and a director of the Kidney Foundation of Canada Southern Alberta Branch.

Industries

Energy: Oil & Gas

Infrastructure & Transportation

 
ISLN912419235
 

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TSX-Listed Companies Face Mandatory Majority Voting for Director Elections
William S. Osler, February 21, 2014
The Toronto Stock Exchange has approved amendments to the TSX Company Manual relating to director elections.

Securities Regulation: The Supreme Court of Canada Speaks Again
James T. McClary,William S. Osler,Usman M. Sheikh, December 16, 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued its decision in McLean v British Columbia (Securities Commission).

Proposed Prospectus Exemption for Distributions to Existing Security Holders of TSXV Issuers
Sandra L. Malcolm,William S. Osler,Y. Beth Riley,Tommy C.Y. Wong, December 2, 2013
On November 21, 2013, Canadian securities regulators in all jurisdictions but Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador published for comment a proposed prospectus exemption for issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV issuers) that would, subject to certain conditions, allow them to obtain...



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William S. Osler

855-2nd Street S.W.
CalgaryAB T2P 4K7
 

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