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McCarthy Tétrault Strengthens Banking and Finance practice with New Partner François Gilbert

November 13, 2023 – McCarthy Tétrault welcomes François Gilbert to the firm as a partner in its Business Law and Financial Services Group in Montréal. With close to three decades of Canadian, cross-border and international experience, François is recognized for his thoughtful, in-depth insights and keen ability to navigate the global banking and finance markets.

François’ expertise in securitization and structured finance, project finance, derivatives, syndicated lending and debt offerings will be particularly valuable to clients requiring sophisticated counsel to lead them through complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions and the varied regulations that impact financial vehicles and their structure.

“Our clients’ ability to navigate the global financial landscape is increasingly affected by shifting economic conditions and market sentiment,” said Eric Gosselin, partner and National Practice Group Leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group. “François’ comprehensive knowledge of trends and regulations in domestic and international finance will allow our clients to seize opportunities and minimize risk as they grow and adapt their products and services to stay ahead of the curve.”

François is trained in both civil and common law, and practised in London, U.K. with a leading finance law firm where he advised international banks and investment funds. He also served as Vice-President, Legal Affairs, Derivatives at the Bourse de Montréal, where he was head of legal and regulatory matters for the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation.

McCarthy Tétrault is the law firm of choice for derivatives matters in Canada because we have in-depth experience, are results-oriented and are cost-effective with a national presence across the country with offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and Québec. As members of a market-leading legal practice in the financial services industry, our top-ranked counsel are recognized as leading lawyers in the derivatives space as well as supporting practice areas. Learn how our team can help you.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The Firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the Firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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