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Stay informed by reading about the latest developments at Fasken Martineau. News items include updates on the law, details of our latest deals, notable accomplishments of our lawyers and more.


News Releases

February 3, 2016 Jean-Louis Baudouin, partner and former Quebec Court of Appeal judge, appointed as jurisconsult to the Québec National Assembly
Fasken Martineau is proud to announce that Mtre Jean-Louis Baudouin, internationally renowned legal scholar and former judge of the Court of Appeal of Québec, has been appointed as the new jurisconsult to the National Assembly of Québec for a five-year term.
January 29, 2016 Fasken Martineau wins two awards at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards
Fasken Martineau  has won “Mining Deal of the Year” and “ Cross-Border Restructuring Deal of the Year” (up to $100MM) at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards last night in Palm Beach, Florida.
January 21, 2016 Fasken Martineau launches new white collar defence blog
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce the launch of its new White Collar Post blog featuring legal analysis and commentary on white collar defence by members of the firm’s White Collar Defence and Investigations Group.

Media Coverage

December 8, 2015 National Post quotes John Turner in an article about the restructuring of Anglo American
“Anglo American’s massive restructuring involving 85,000 layoffs shows miners bracing for prolonged downturn” by Peter Koven, Financial Post
December 1, 2015 Numerous media outlets interview Aaron Atkinson and Bradley Freelan, Toronto M&A partners and hostile takeover experts, on Suncor Energy’s hostile takeover bid of Canadian Oil Sands
November 30, 2015 Lexpert Magazine quotes Peter Kirby in an article about Canada’s food and agriculture industry regulations
“Food Inc.” by Julius Melnitzer, Lexpert Magazine

Rankings & Recognitions

October 20, 2015 Chambers Canada 2016 Guide recognizes 74 Fasken Martineau lawyers
Fasken Martineau announced today that 74 of the firm’s lawyers have been ranked in 46 areas of practice in Chambers & Partners’ new Chambers Canada 2016 guide. Seventeen lawyers received Band 1 recognition.
September 28, 2015 Fasken Martineau recognized at the LMG Life Sciences Awards
Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, is pleased to announce that it received four major awards at the third annual LMG Life Sciences Awards ceremony, held on September 16 in New York City.
September 2, 2015 Fasken Martineau’s legal expertise recognized in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal 100: 63 lawyers ranked
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that Who's Who Legal 100 has listed 63 of our lawyers in 23 areas of practice in Canada, the United Kingdom and South Africa for 2015.

Media Advisories

May 18, 2015 Lexpert quotes Alison Lacy in an article about the increasing use of risk sharing contracts
“Risk sharing contracts increasingly used in volatile market” by Ahmad Hathout, Lexpert
September 29, 2014 Media Advisory: Fasken Martineau lawyer available to discuss the Canadian minimum wage increases for 2014
Fasken Martineau announces that Bonny Mak Waterfall is available to discuss the Canadian minimum wage increases for 2014.
August 18, 2014 Fasken Martineau lawyer available to comment on newly passed Labour Relations Amendment Act in South Africa
Fasken Martineau announces that Ludwig Frahm-Arp is available to comment on the new South African Labour Relations Amendment Act.

CSR / Diversity

February 21, 2013 Fasken Martineau’s Toronto office collectively raises funds for Rethink Breast Cancer Canada
Fasken Martineau is proud to announce that its Toronto office collectively raised funds for Rethink Breast Cancer Canada.
February 21, 2013 Canadian Lawyer Magazine quotes Douglas New as Fasken Martineau presents second-year Osgoode Hall student Justin Pilgrimthe with the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn scholarship
"Celebrating Black History Month” by Heather Gardiner, Canadian Lawyer Magazine
February 7, 2013 Le Monde du Droit features Fasken Martineau’s initiative announcing the fourth recipient of the annual Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship, awarded in partnership with the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
“Fasken Martineau annonce l’octroi d’une bourse d'études special,” Le Monde du Droit

Videos

October 18, 2013 Canal Argent interviews Frédéric Gilbert regarding the 10th anniversary of the Jeune Chambre de Commerce Haïtienne
“Questions d’argent,” Canal Argent
October 3, 2013 Canal Argent interviews Nathalie-Anne Béliveau on the subject of non-compete clauses
"Questions d’argent", Canal Argent
August 15, 2013 Marc-André Fabien is interviewed on his involvement with the Canadian Paralympic Movement and his role as honorary president of the Montréal Paralympic Swimming World Championships
Montréal Paralympic Swimming World Championships