- Called to the Barreau du Québec (1982)
- LL.B., Université Laval (1981)
Gilles Seguin specializes in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. He has some 30 years of practice in these areas and is co-head of the securities law team at BCF.
He represents numerous foreign companies in South America, Europe, and the United States as well as wealthy individuals wishing to establish themselves in Canada, and in this regard sees to all legal aspects involved related to corporate law, financing, and obtaining approval and authorization from various regulatory bodies.
Gilles Seguin has extensive experience in takeover bids, public offerings, and private placements. He assists in the incorporation and organization of companies and advises independent committees in various privatization transactions. In acquisitions, he advises foreign companies on Canadian and Quebec regulatory matters.
Gilles Seguin sits on the board at BCF and chairs the compensation and governance committees. He is one of the firm's two representatives at Meritas, the international law organization.
He is fluent in English and French and has an intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish.
Mr. Seguin's resume is also available in Portuguese.
Mr. Seguin sits on the board of directors of numerous public and private agencies and advises various audit committees and governance committees. He is also active in humanitarian and cultural organizations. Gilles Seguin also sits on the board of the Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada.
- Canadian Bar Association
- Brazil Canada Chamber of Commerce
- French Chamber of Commerce in Canada
- Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal