2016 Global Capital Americas Derivatives Awards Toronto (June 3, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been named the top Canadian law firm for Derivatives at the GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards for the third year in a row. Yesterday evening, the firm was celebrated as the Canada Law Firm of the Year in both the Regulatory and Transactions categories.

BLG's Derivatives Group is among the largest and most experienced of its kind in North America. The multi-disciplinary team, made up of leading-edge lawyers from BLG's Financial Services, Investment Management and Energy practices, serves market participants in virtually every industry in the global derivatives markets.

About GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards

The GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards recognize individuals, firms and deals in several categories. Nominations are based on a cross-market poll and the winners are selected by GlobalCapital's editorial board. According to GlobalCapital, when selecting the winner for each category, the editorial panel looked at examples of market leadership, growth, exceptional client commitment and innovation.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
SBerthiaume@blg.com
514.954.2531