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Douglas A. Bryce
National Managing Partner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Douglas A. Bryce, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Doug is a partner in the firm’s Business Law group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters, and has acted on a number of Canada’s highest profile M&A transactions. His practice has included a broad range of transactions and advice encompassing private and public company acquisitions, hostile and supported take-over bids, going private transaction, special committee advice, private and public market financings, corporate governance issues and advising domestic and cross-border issuers with respect to their general public company obligations. Doug returned to the Toronto office after practising in the firm’s New York office from January 2008 to August 2011. He is currently a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and is chair of the firm’s Mining Group. Doug is a former co-chair of the M&A practice group and member of the OSC’s Security Advisory Group (SAC).


Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 862-6465
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: dbryce@osler.com

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  • May 29, 2017
    Full disclosure is key when private placements become a weapon in proxy battles
  • May 26, 2017
    A ruling that threatens the concept of “common-interest” privilege has shaken the foundations of transactional law.
  • Feb 06, 2017
    Overall in 2016, there were several outbound deals, including Fortis’s acquisition of Michigan-based ITC Holdings and Enbridge’s acquisition of Spectra Energy. Lawyers told us that their “Canadian ...
  • Aug 02, 2016
    The recent refusal of Canadian securities commissions to cease-trade a private placement may indicate that regulators’ approach to defensive tactics under the country’s new hostile takeover bid ...
  • May 30, 2014
    Were the blockbuster retail M&As in Canada in 2013 an anomaly or a sign of things to come?