Canada’s financial services sector is a global leader due to its stability and security. To maintain its prominence and sustain its resilient nature, members of the industry need the right advice related to all areas of financial services law including banking, lending, leasing, structured finance, project finance, securitizations, derivatives, payments, bankruptcy, insolvency restructuring, and corporate and regulatory matters. BLG’s Financial Services Sectors Group can help you navigate Canada’s highly competitive and regulated financial industry.

Our Financial Services Sectors Group offers a wide variety of products and services in relation to:

  • Governmental, corporate, commercial and project financing, syndicated loans, securitizations, structured finance, derivatives and leasing
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency restructuring
  • Electronic banking, payments and e-commerce
  • Regulatory matters, including "branching"
  • Formation, operation and acquisition of banks, credit unions, cooperative associations, trust companies, insurance companies, mortgage companies and other financial institutions

Members of the Financial Services Sectors Group work closely with our lawyers in other specialized areas, including tax, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, competition, insurance, employment and litigation. We can also quickly assemble teams to handle complex commercial transactions, such as creating joint ventures, partnering and mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector. We work as part of your team to achieve the results you need.


Rankings & Recognitions

The Financial Services Sectors Group or its members are recognized in:

  • The 2020 edition of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business.
  • The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®.
  • The 2018 (and since 2017) edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory
  • The 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Canada.
  • The 2017 edition of Chambers Global — The World's Leading Lawyers for Business.
  • The 2017 edition of the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
  • The 2017 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
  • The 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal — The International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers.
  • The 2015 edition of Who's Who Legal: Canada.