Francis Trifiro has an active banking and financial services practice. He represents Canadian and foreign lenders and borrowers involved in syndicated loans, project financings, asset-based financings, acquisition financings and other private funding transactions. He is responsible for negotiating, preparing and implementing various aspects of these transactions, such as credit agreements, intercreditor agreements, sureties and refinancing and debt restructuring documentation. Financial institutions and companies regularly call upon Mr. Trifiro to negotiate ISDA agreements, the schedules to those agreements, and credit support agreements. He also advises his clients on a wide range of derivative instruments, specifically interest rate and cross-currency swaps, futures contracts and foreign exchange agreements.