As a domestic and international finance and securities lawyer, Elana represents financial institutions as arrangers, underwriters and lenders. She also advises funds and companies that are raising financing for their businesses and investing in financial products. Elana is a Global Practice Leader for the global Capital Markets group.
As a result of her capital markets experience, Elana advises on all aspects of businesses that originate, finance, service and invest in financial assets, including regulatory compliance, warehouse and bridge finance, bank loans, repurchase agreements and synthetic risk transfers, servicing agreements, hedging and derivatives, portfolio trades, and advising businesses on receivables and consumer finance.
Elana has a particular strength in advising companies, banks and funds on domestic and international debt offerings, investment management, cross-border transactions and capital markets products in the UK and continental Europe, the US and Canada. She advises non-Canadian businesses on establishing operations and carrying on business in Canada, and works with Canadian and American clients establishing operations and carrying on business in Europe.