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Olga Lenova practises corporate finance and regulatory compliance for financial institutions. Olga's experience includes acting for Canadian and international commercial banks, non-bank financial institutions, and alternative and private credit providers, as well as corporate borrowers and issuers, in connection with senior and subordinated debt, asset-based and cash flow facilities, bridge loans, term lending, and other forms of debt financing. She also advises a variety of businesses, including financial institutions and consumer lenders on regulatory compliance matters.
Olga joined our office as a summer student in 2016. She returned as an articling student in 2017 and 2018. While articling, Olga completed a secondment at Bank of Montreal, where she worked on a variety of matters associated with derivatives. While at law school, Olga won the Honourable F.H. Barlow Scholarship, the Bruce Leonard Prize in Insolvency Studies and the Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Prize in Business Associations.
Before attending law school, Olga founded and ran a food manufacturing business for six years, gaining experience in regulatory compliance, financing and cross-border transactions.
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- Ontario 2018
Olga has recently acted for the following clients:
- Bank of America, N.A. on an amendment and restatement of a US$750m global senior secured asset-based lending facility in favour of MRC Global Inc. and certain of its international subsidiaries
- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation on behalf of the Government of Canada on regulatory compliance issues relating to the launch of the Canada Green Homes Grant
- Barclays Bank PLC and to the other lenders on a US$1.1bn Canadian and US revolving credit facility in favour of WESCO Distribution, Inc., WESCO Distribution Canada LP and the other borrowers
- PNC Bank, National Association in its capacity as agent in a US$115m credit facility in favour of SSI Acquisition, LLC
- JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as an initial notes purchaser and administrative agent, in the issuance of US$2.05bn in senior secured notes maturing in 2026 and a US$500m asset-based credit facility in favour of NGL Energy Partners, LP.
- Affirm on regulatory compliance matters in connection with C$340m acquisition of PayBright Inc.
- One of Canada's largest banks on creation of an international regulatory compliance library
- Schedule II bank on regulatory compliance review of all consumer-facing disclosure documents and agreements
- Fintech company on expansion of "buy now, pay later" installment payment offerings into Canada
Budget 2023 updates: Addressing money laundering and financial crimes
Publication | April 19, 2023
Federal budget 2023: Impact on consumer lending
Publication | April 12, 2023
Summary of the new Retail Payment Activities Regulations
Publication | February 27, 2023