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DLA Piper partner appointed as chair of firm’s white-collar crime practice

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 @ 10:43 AM | By John Chunn


DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Calgary partner Jordan Deering has been appointed chair of the firm’s Canadian white-collar, ‎corporate crime and investigations practice.‎

According to the firm’s press release, with almost 20 years of experience acting on matters involving all aspects of fraud, corruption and ‎‎white collar crime, Deering’s mandates have involved Ponzi schemes, mortgage fraud, employee theft, ‎conflicts of interest and ‎other fraudulent schemes. She is called upon by clients to assist in ‎developing fraud and corruption prevention policies and programs, including whistleblower programs, ‎compliance officer training and risk assessments. She is a frequent author and speaker in the area of ‎corporate fraud.

‎“Jordan’s expertise in the areas of white-collar crime and corporate fraud makes her an excellent choice ‎to head up this increasingly important and evolving service group,” said Robert Seidel, Canada ‎managing partner. “Jordan’s unparalleled knowledge of the impact of regulatory intervention on a ‎business and ‎her deep understanding of the importance of effective compliance is essential in guiding ‎our clients through these business critical matters. I am confident she will excel in her new role.”‎

‎“I am delighted to have this opportunity to lead our excellent Canadian team and collaborate with our ‎colleagues around the world,” said Deering in the press release.