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Financial Services

Canada’s stability and security makes it a global leader in the financial services sector. To maintain its prominence and resiliency, industry members need the right legal advice.

We are uniquely positioned to help you navigate Canada’s highly competitive and regulated financial services industry. We assemble the best teams to handle commercial and corporate loan transactions, insolvency and restructuring matters as well as other complex commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnering.

Our multidisciplinary structure allows us to cater to the specific needs of organizations of the Financial Services industry by working with lawyers with an acute comprehension of the industry and a vast experience of their specialized areas of law such as:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • capital markets
  • privacy and cybersecurity
  • competition
  • insurance
  • employment
  • litigation and class actions
  • broker liability
  • tax

As Canada’s law firm, we pride ourselves in advising all of the nation’s largest banks as well as U.S. and other foreign financial institutions. We serve many other leading financial institutions including Schedule I, II and III banks, insurance companies, credit unions, pension and other funds in all specialized area related to the Financial Services sector.

We offer expertise in:

  • banking
  • lending
  • leasing
  • structured finance
  • project finance
  • securitizations
  • derivatives
  • payments
  • bankruptcy
  • insolvency
  • restructuring
  • corporate and regulatory matters



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