Sterling Dietze is a partner in the Banking & Finance Group. His practice involves all aspects of institutional financing and banking. Sterling has acted for borrowers and lenders in various financing transactions. Such transactions have included gold loans, securitizations, syndicated loans and participation agreements, asset-based financing, infrastructure financing, international financial transactions, project financing and financial derivative products. Sterling has also acted as counsel to foreign financial institutions in respect of the financial regulatory environment in Canada and the Province of Quebec and as special international counsel to a Presidential Commission in Haiti for the reform of secured transaction laws.
He was directly involved in the drafting of standard form security documentation for one of the major Canadian chartered banks in light of the reform of Quebec civil law. He has also given numerous conferences in respect of his areas of practice.
Sterling is a member of the Quebec Bar and the Law Society of Upper Canada. In addition, he is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and of the InterAmerican Bar Association. Sterling is also a member of the Montréal office’s CLE Committee.