Dean Masse is a partner in our Business Law Group in Toronto and co-head of the firm's Structured Finance Group. His practice focuses on securitization, structured finance, securities and fintech transactions, including single-seller, multi-seller and cross border securitization transactions.
Dean has significant experience acting as lead counsel for issuers, dealers, sellers, purchasers, lenders, borrowers and trustees in various public and private securitization, structured finance, securities and fintech transactions, with his securitization and structured finance transactions involving a variety of asset classes, including credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgages, home equity lines of credit, auto loans, consumer finance receivables, retail instalment contracts and trade receivables.
Dean also has extensive experience acting as lead counsel for issuers and dealers in connection with prospectus offerings, private placements, medium term notes programs, commercial paper programs, covered bonds programs and continuous disclosure matters. He has spoken at a number of conferences on various securitization, structured finance and fintech topics.
Dean received his B.Comm. in 1993, his MBA in 1994, and his LLB in 1997, each from the University of Windsor. He also received his JD in 1997 from the University of Detroit Mercy. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1999.
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