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DLA Piper adds criminal law partner in Calgary

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 2:29 PM | By John Chunn

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Jordan Deering has joined the ‎firm as a partner in the Calgary office.

According to DLA Piper’s press release, Deering has almost 20 years of experience acting ‎on matters involving all aspects of fraud, corruption and ‎white-collar crime. ‎

Deering provides advice on compliance ‎with and investigations pertaining to the ‎Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act and ‎is regularly called ‎upon by clients to assist in developing fraud and corruption ‎prevention policies and programs, including ‎whistleblower programs, compliance ‎officer training and risk assessment.‎ Deering also acts for a number of financial ‎institutions in litigation relating to Bills of Exchange Act issues, ‎cheque kiting, loan ‎fraud, conversion and fraudulent preferences or conveyances.‎ ‎ ‎

She has appeared before all levels of courts in Alberta and has obtained and ‎administered Anton Piller ‎orders, Mareva injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal orders, ‎preservation orders and receivership orders.‎

Prior to joining DLA Piper Jordan was a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright for a number of years.‎

‎“We are delighted to welcome Jordan to the firm,” said Robert Seidel, ‎Canada ‎managing partner. “Jordan’s comprehensive expertise in white-collar crime and ‎corporate investigations adds depth to our highly respected litigation, arbitration and investigations group and reinforces the firm’s steadfast focus in providing our clients ‎with top-tier advice and service in growing areas of importance.”‎