Sébastien Vilder is a partner in the Financial Services Group and is also the Regional Practice Group leader for the Financial Services Group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Sébastien specializes in bank financing, project financing and asset based financing. He has been involved in numerous bank and project financings in Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia. Other areas of expertise include energy and infrastructure projects. Sébastien acts for financial institutions, investment funds, development banks, sponsors and companies. Sébastien is a member of many organizations, including the Barreau du Québec, the Canadian Bar Association, the Bar of the State of New York and the International Bar Association. He is also a lecturer on project financing at McGill University. Sébastien is recognized by Law Business Research's International Who's Who of Project Finance Lawyers, International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Who's Who Legal: Canada as a leading project finance lawyer. He is also recognized in The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Project Finance Lawyers, in IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms and in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014 (banking and finance, and project finance law).