An experienced lawyer full of passion, courage and diplomacy, and recognized as Québec’s leading market securities expert, Gilles Seguin is the head of BCF's Securities Law Group. A pillar of the firm, his area of expertise also extends to mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, as well as take-over bids, public offerings and private placements.With more than 30 years of experience, he represents numerous foreign companies in Europe, the United States and South America wishing to establish themselves in Canada. Gilles also has extensive experience in the legal and commercial aspects of complex industrial projects. He assists companies in their constitution, and advises independent committees in various privatization transactions. Member of the Barreau du Québec and the Barreau de Paris, he bridges the gap between France and Canada for the firm and our clients. Gilles was also named Leading Canadian Lawyer in Global Mining by Lexpert® Magazine in 2016. Vice-Chairman of BCF's Board of Directors, he is actively involved in his community and sits on the Board of Directors of many public and private organizations, including the Private Capital Market Association and the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada, where he advises various audit and governance committees.