Financial Services

Stikeman Elliott’s deep and multidisciplinary team of specialists brings to the table an unmatched combination of expertise, creativity, practicality, and efficiency on behalf of our financial sector and institutional investor clients. We are business-focused and provide a full range of sophisticated and fully integrated services to this highly regulated sector.

With offices in each of Canada's largest financial markets and major cities as well as the global financial capitals of New York and London, our clients include many of Canada's most prominent financial services and fintech companies, as well as leading global financial services organizations operating in the United States and globally on their investments and operations in Canada and internationally.

Our experts provide clear, actionable advice on complex financial institutions regulatory and transactional matters, including those involving the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions (the chief regulator of financial institutions in Canada) and each of the provincial and territorial securities commissions comprising the Canadian Securities Administrators. Governments and their agencies, as well as major U.S. and global industry associations also rely on us to advise on emerging and complex governance, regulatory, compliance, and enforcement issues in Canada.

  • Impact Deal of the Year Award – 2019 International Tax Review Americas Tax Awards
  • Banking Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2018
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2017
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 for Derivative Instruments, Asset Securitization and Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Loan Deal of the Year - IFLR Americas Awards 2019
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