ASF 2013 Sponsor Descriptions
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
McCarthy Tetrault LLP

McCarthy Tétrault has one of the leading structured finance practices in Canada. Our Structured Finance Group creates and implements innovative financing structures that allow our clients to excel in the Canadian and international capital markets.


Our securitization practice involves both domestic and cross-border transactions covering numerous asset classes, including auto and equipment loans and leases, residential and commercial mortgages, personal credit lines, trade receivables, credit card receivables and stranded costs. We also have one of the leading covered bond practices in Canada, acting as either issuer or underwriters’ counsel in all but one of the seven covered bond programs established by Canadian financial institutions to date.


We understand the complexity inherent in the rapidly evolving field of Canadian and international structured finance, and provide innovative and practical legal solutions created specifically for these specialized transactions. Our established offices across Canada enable us to provide a seamless and comprehensive approach to structured finance matters and our integrated, multi-disciplinary team includes practitioners accomplished in all relevant practice areas, including corporate finance, banking, derivatives, securities, tax and insolvency.


Our Structured Finance Group has represented clients in some of the most high-profile structured finance deals in Canada. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and the Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the primary Canadian legal guides, consistently rank us among the top structured finance practices in the country. In addition, several of our structured finance lawyers receive ongoing recognition as pre-eminent counsel in their fields. Their expertise is acknowledged by listings in Euromoney’s The Best of the Best and Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance Lawyers, as well as the International Who’s Who of Securitization Lawyers. As a result, McCarthy Tétrault is distinguished as a competitive force in the field of structured finance and, in particular, securitization and covered bonds.


We have the breadth and diversity of experience necessary to assist our clients in this rapidly changing field. For more information, please contact Dirk Rueter at or Marc MacMullin at, or please visit our website at