Dean C. Masse > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Capital Markets: Securitisation


Dean focuses on securitization, structured finance, securities and fintech transactions, including single-seller, multi-seller and cross border securitization transactions.

Dean has significant experience acting as lead counsel for issuers, sellers, purchasers, lenders, borrowers, underwriters and trustees in various public and private securitization, structured finance, securities and fintech transactions, with his securitization and structured finance transactions involving a variety of asset classes, including credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgages, home equity lines of credit, auto loans and leases, and consumer finance receivables.

Dean also has extensive experience acting as lead counsel for issuers and underwriters in connection with prospectus offerings, private placements, medium term notes programs, commercial paper programs, covered bonds programs and continuous disclosure matters. He has spoken at a number of conferences on various securitization, structured finance and fintech topics.


Ontario, 1999.

Recognized as a “stand-out lawyer” by Acritas Stars and a leading lawyer in The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Legal 500 – Canada, Expert Guides: The World’s Leading Lawyers Chosen by their Peers and IFLR 1000 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms.


Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Capital markets

Covering the full range of capital markets transactions, including public and private offerings, bought deals, debt offerings and other forms of follow-on offerings, McCarthy Tétrault is known for its combination of capital markets expertise, industry understanding and cross-border experience. The team has been increasingly involved in the issuing of new limited recourse capital notes (LRCN) debt instruments alongside the broader banking and finance practice, with Andrew Parker and Jo-Anna Brimmer recently acting for RBC in the issuance of C$1.75bn worth of them. The department also has experience in cross-border public offerings made through the Canada-US Multi-Jurisdictional Disclosure System (MJDS). Parker co-leads the team from Toronto, while Patrick Boucher, who is known for his expertise with Quebecois financial institutions, leads the team in Montréal. Other key names include structured finance co-head Dean Masse, and banking and finance leader Marc MacMullin. The team was also bolstered by the hires of Alyson Goldman, Jessica Brown and Bradley Squibb from Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP.