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COC and Fasken Announce Eight-Year Renewal of Partnership

TORONTO (June 25, 2024) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Fasken are pleased to announce the eight-year renewal of their strategic partnership through 2032.

Fasken has been the Official Law Firm of Team Canada since 2020. Through this renewal, Fasken will continue to support the Canadian sport system by providing value-in-kind legal services, such as direct to COC/National Sport Organization (NSO) legal support, co-op calls, and consultations that will be available to Canadian NSOs and athletes.

“Fasken is committed to supporting the Canadian sport system and our renewed partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee underscores our dedication to helping NSOs and athletes thrive,” said Martin Denyes, the Firm Managing Partner at Fasken. “As we look forward to the upcoming Games in Paris and beyond, we are excited to continue our collaboration with the COC and contribute to the success of Team Canada.”

“We are grateful to work with a partner like Fasken that shares our Olympic values and is so committed to supporting the Canadian sport system,” said Jacqueline Ryan, Chief Brand and Commercial Officer at the Canadian Olympic Committee and CEO of the Canadian Olympic Foundation. “Providing access to legal support for athletes and NSOs is invaluable. We’re thrilled to be working with them on the road to Paris, and now many more Games beyond.”

Respected as a leading law firm by the international business community, Fasken counts more than 950 lawyers and 10 offices, including Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal, across three continents.

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Peter Saltsman
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Canadian Olympic Committee
C: 647-382-6986

François Richard
Manger, Media Relations
C: 514-871-5987

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