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Fasken Martineau is dedicated to your success.

Whether you are seeking to grow or protect your assets in Canada, our smart legal solutions are tailored to achieve your goals and exceed your expectations.

Invest in Canada
  • M&A Overview

    Fasken Martineau's M&A group provides strategic counsel in all aspects of local and cross-border M&A.
  • Acquiring a Canadian Business

    Fasken Martineau has extensive experience assisting US companies acquire Canadian businesses and helping navigate through Canada’s regulatory framework.
  • Capital Markets

    Fasken Martineau provides customized, industry-focused advice on negotiating and implementing capital markets transactions to issuers, underwriters and other market participants in the US, Canada and abroad.
  • Distressed Investments

    While Canada’s distressed investment models may at first blush seem familiar to U.S. investors, there are many material differences from the US, including the apparent haste with which Canadian processes move.
  • Foreign Investment

    Canada has a long history of welcoming investors from around the globe. While welcoming foreign investment, Canada has special rules governing investments in Canada by foreign investors.
  • Canadian Tax and Structuring Advice

    Having Fasken Martineau at your side means you can manage tax risk as efficiently as possible across multiple jurisdictions.

Learn about M&A in Canada
  • Antitrust/Competition & Marketing

    Antitrust/competition and consumer laws affect many business activities worldwide.
  • Buying a Bankrupt or Insolvent Business

    The insolvency and restructuring group at Fasken Martineau has extensive experience working with domestic and foreign companies and lenders to acquire distressed assets in all major jurisdictions of Canada.
  • M&A Overview

    Fasken Martineau's M&A group provides strategic counsel in all aspects of local and cross-border M&A.
  • Canadian Tax and Structuring Advice

    Having Fasken Martineau at your side means you can manage tax risk as efficiently as possible across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Foreign Investment

    Canada has a long history of welcoming investors from around the globe. While welcoming foreign investment, Canada has special rules governing investments in Canada by foreign investors.
  • Labour, Employment & Human Rights

    We have a long history of representing employers in all aspects of labour and employment law, including offering strategic and tactical advice.
  • Reverse Takeovers

    Deciding whether a reverse merger right for your company is a big decision.Our team of lawyers at Fasken Martineau has extensive experience with reverse mergers and taking companies public in the Canadian market.
  • Acquiring a Canadian Business

    Fasken Martineau has extensive experience assisting US companies acquire Canadian businesses and helping navigate through Canada’s regulatory framework.
  • Contested Transactions

    Fasken Martineau's M&A team represents both bidders and targets of hostile activity, and has a specialized focus in advising target boards and special committees.

Expand my business into Canada
  • Canadian Tax and Structuring Advice

    Having Fasken Martineau at your side means you can manage tax risk as efficiently as possible across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Foreign Investment

    Canada has a long history of welcoming investors from around the globe. While welcoming foreign investment, Canada has special rules governing investments in Canada by foreign investors.
  • Government Relations & Strategy

    Government decisions create risks—and sometimes opportunities—that can have a profound effect on your business operations and success.
  • Doing Business in Québec

    ​Québec’s business environment is very dynamic and offers many advantages to investors carrying on business in Québec.
  • Intellectual Property

    Fasken Martineau’s IP group can help develop a practical and cost-effective strategy for your IP rights without losing sight of your broader business vision.
  • Labour, Employment & Human Rights

    We have a long history of representing employers in all aspects of labour and employment law, including offering strategic and tactical advice.
  • Political Law (including Lobbying Compliance)

    Each jurisdiction in Canada has its own rules on lobbyist registration, campaign finance, procurement and other political laws.

Litigation in Canada
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption

    Anti-corruption law and enforcement is increasingly at the forefront of the corporate risk landscape.
  • Antitrust/Competition & Marketing

    Antitrust/competition and consumer laws affect many business activities worldwide.
  • Contested Transactions

    Fasken Martineau's M&A team represents both bidders and targets of hostile activity, and has a specialized focus in advising target boards and special committees.
  • Cybersecurity & Incident Response

    Fasken Martineau is a recognized leader in helping clients minimize and respond to cybersecurity risks.
  • Class Actions

    Fasken Martineau is a pioneering leader in Canadian class action defense.
  • Commercial Litigation

    At Fasken Martineau, we believe effective representation requires partnership to better understand their businesses, concerns, objectives and desired results.
  • Insolvency and Restructuring Litigation

    The laws on insolvency and restructuring litigation in Canada are different enough to be a real headache to American-educated lawyers; that's where we can help.
  • International Arbitration

    Fasken Martineau’s International Arbitration group acts as counsel in both international and domestic commercial arbitrations.
  • International Trade & Customs Law

    Fasken Martineau’s International Trade & Customs Law group advises government and corporate clients on litigating disputes in Canada and abroad, and assists clients in implementing compliance programs to reduce their risk exposure.
  • Product Liability

    Defending a product liability claim requires a sophisticated understanding of complex technical issues, familiarity with an array of engineering and scientific disciplines, and strong overall litigation expertise. Fasken Martineau’s Product Liability Group has the depth of experience and industry knowledge to protect your company’s reputation as well as its' bottom line.
  • Securities Litigation

    Fasken Martineau has extensive experience relating to the full range of securities litigation, mediation and arbitration issues.
  • Tax Litigation

    Fasken Martineau has a leading practice in tax controversy dispute resolution, advocacy and litigation.
  • White Collar Defence and Investigations

    Criminal and regulatory investigations and charges as well as prosecutions of businesses, their directors and their officers can have a potentially severe impact upon corporations, their executives, employees and shareholder value. Likewise, criminal investigations and charges against government officials and others in high-profile positions can be devastating.

Navigate labor and employment issues in Canada
  • Collective Bargaining

    The initial collective agreement forms the base for all subsequent negotiations.
  • Doing Business in Québec

    ​Québec’s business environment is very dynamic and offers many advantages to investors carrying on business in Québec.
  • Employment Law Advice

    One of the significant issues facing employers is the variety of regimes that regulate employment.
  • Executive Compensation and Incentive Plans

    One of the significant issues facing employers is the variety of regimes that regulate employment.
  • Immigration

    In Canada, a complex and lengthy bureaucratic process governs the admission of foreign workers.
  • Labor Mergers and Acquisitions

    Our attorneys regularly provide labor and employment advice in all forms of commercial transactions.
  • Labor Relations

    Employers with unionized workers need strategic and tactical advice on labour relations matters.
  • Labour, Employment & Human Rights

    We have a long history of representing employers in all aspects of labour and employment law, including offering strategic and tactical advice.

Navigate Canada’s regulatory environment
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption

    Anti-corruption law and enforcement is increasingly at the forefront of the corporate risk landscape.
  • Antitrust/Competition & Marketing

    Antitrust/competition and consumer laws affect many business activities worldwide.
  • Employment Law Advice

    One of the significant issues facing employers is the variety of regimes that regulate employment.
  • Government Relations & Strategy

    Government decisions create risks—and sometimes opportunities—that can have a profound effect on your business operations and success.
  • Labor Relations

    Employers with unionized workers need strategic and tactical advice on labour relations matters.
  • Aboriginal Law

    For more than 25 years, Fasken Martineau's Aboriginal Law group has helped address and resolve our clients’ Aboriginal issues in Canada.
  • Banking and Finance

    The financial institution's business in Canada is a highly regulated environment.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Law

    Our attorneys have the expertise and skill sets tailored to the CSR needs of corporations.
  • Cybersecurity & Incident Response

    Fasken Martineau is a recognized leader in helping clients minimize and respond to cybersecurity risks.
  • Doing Business in Québec

    ​Québec’s business environment is very dynamic and offers many advantages to investors carrying on business in Québec.
  • Estate Planning

    An estate plan requires a thorough understanding of your values and objectives for your wealth.
  • Foreign Investment

    Canada has a long history of welcoming investors from around the globe. While welcoming foreign investment, Canada has special rules governing investments in Canada by foreign investors.
  • International Trade & Customs Law

    Fasken Martineau’s International Trade & Customs Law group advises government and corporate clients on litigating disputes in Canada and abroad, and assists clients in implementing compliance programs to reduce their risk exposure.
  • Political Law (including Lobbying Compliance)

    Each jurisdiction in Canada has its own rules on lobbyist registration, campaign finance, procurement and other political laws.
  • Privacy & Information Protection

    Fasken Martineau has some of Canada's most experienced privacy law experts; we are recognized leaders in assisting U.S. organizations navigate the ever-increasing risks and rapidly evolving liability exposures associated with the creation, transmission, security and storage of proprietary information.
  • Private Client Services

    Your family is your life’s work and so is your business.