Olivier Busque

Associate

Montréal
OBusque@blg.com
514.954.3176

Olivier practices in securities and corporate commercial law. He advises portfolio managers and fund managers on legal issues relating to the provision of advisory services, the distribution of securities and the establishment, operation and administration of investment funds (retail and private).

Olivier has experience in the area of securities registrant regulation and compliance, including developing, reviewing and assessing compliance procedures and practices. He has obtained novel exemptive relief from a wide variety of prospectus, registration, conflict of interest and other compliance requirements under Canadian securities laws.

Olivier has also acted on behalf of issuers and investment bankers on all types of corporate finance work (equity and debt) as well as merger and acquisition transactions, shareholder and corporate governance matters, and the securities-related activities of financial institutions.

Experience

  • Advised portfolio managers and investment fund managers concerning legal issues with the establishment, offering and administration of investment funds (retail and pooled)
  • Advised a credit union bank in its acquisition of an exempt market dealer firm.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2019
  • BLC/LLB, McGill University, 2017
  • BA (History), Bishop's University, 2012