Olivier Tardif  

Partner

Executive Summary

Olivier Tardif is a partner in the Financial Services Group in Montréal. His practice is focused on corporate finance, secured transactions, restructuring and the regulation of financial institutions. Olivier represents financial institutions, including banks, and borrowers in connection with private and public financing, project financing, syndicated and cross-border loans and alternative financing through asset-based lending, leasing and structured finance.

Olivier also provides advice on various issues relating to the regulation of financial institutions and is the Montreal Regional Leader of BLG's Financial Services Regulatory Group.

In 2003-2004, Olivier served as law clerk to the Honourable Madam Justice Marie Deschamps of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Publications & Presentations

  • Quoted, "Fintechs : les avocats en mode solution," Les Affaires, September 23, 2017.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Government Tables Bail-In Regulations," BLG Derivatives and Banking and Financial Services Bulletin, August 2017.
  • Co-author, "New amendments to consumer credit provisions of Québec's Consumer Protection Act," BLG Financial Services Regulatory Alert, June 8, 2017.
  • Presenter, "La gestion du risque de financement dans les transactions d'acquisition," Conference on Finance and Secured Transactions, Open Forum, Montréal, June 5, 2017.
  • Co-presenter with Joëlle Girard, "Développements récents et tendances en financement," National Financial Services Symposium, BLG, Montreal, November 9, 2016.
  • Co-author, "Canadian Bank Regulator Issues Final Guidance on Operational Risk Management," BLG Financial Services Regulatory Alert, August 2016 (with Stephen Redican, Jeffrey Graham and Rachael Belanger).
  • Co-presenter, "Impact pratique du Projet de Loi 28 sur la prise de sûretés au Québec", Conference on Finance and Secured Transactions, Open Forum, Montréal, June 8, 2016.
  • Co-author, "​Canadian Government Tables Bail-In Legislation," BLG Financial Services Regulatory Alert, April 2016.
  • Prise de possession à des fins d'administration, JurisClasseur Québec, coll. Droit civil, Sûretés, fasc. 18, Montréal, LexisNexis Canada, 2012, loose-leaf.
  • Vente par le créancier, JurisClasseur Québec, coll. Droit civil, Sûretés, fasc. 20, Montréal, LexisNexis Canada, 2012, loose-leaf.
  • Co-presenter with Vincent Frenette, "Le financement immobilier," Business Law Symposium, BLG-U, Montréal, November 30, 2010.
  • Co-presenter, "Les lettres de crédit émises en faveur des locateurs," Sixth Edition Commercial Insolvency and Restructuring, Insight Information, Montréal, April 7, 2008.
  • Co-presenter, "Bilan jurisprudentiel en faillite et insolvabilité 2006-2007," Canadian Bar Association, Québec Branch, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section, Montréal, April 25, 2007.
  • Co-presenter, "La vérification diligente lors d'un prêt commercial : pour avoir une connaissance complète des risques assumés et de la valeur de votre sûreté," 4th Advanced Conference on Secured Transactions, Canadian Institute, Montréal, January 23, 2007.