October 23, 2017

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International law firm Dentons announced that Rebecca Kacaba and Mat Goldstein have joined the firm in their Corporate group in Toronto.  With wide-ranging experience in corporate finance, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Kacaba has acted as lead counsel for a range of clients from startups to large multinational corporations and public companies. Goldstein’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and related governance matters.

Dentons also announced that Eric Foster has returned to the firm as a partner in its Corporate group in Toronto. Foster focuses on corporate finance, securities, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A), with a particular focus on the life sciences, mining, real estate and technology sectors.

Schoenherr promoted M&A specialist Maximilian Lang to counsel. Maximilian Lang has an excellent record advising international and domestic clients in private and public M&A transactions, both mid-market and high-end.

Allen & Overy announced that Dr. Michiel Huizinga has joined as a partner in its German Corporate/M&A practice. Huizinga mainly advises German and international corporates, private equity firms and financial institutions on national and cross-border acquisitions and divestments, public takeover offers, joint ventures and restructurings.

Global law firm White & Case LLP  announced that Sung-Hee Suh has joined as a partner in its New York office in its Global White Collar Practice. During Suh’s tenure at the United States Department of Justice she supervised more than 180 attorneys in the Fraud, Appellate and Capital Case Sections, and oversaw numerous nationally and internationally significant white-collar cases. Suh also helped spearhead the Department’s FCPA pilot program to incentivize corporate self-reporting, cooperation and remediation and collaborated with other senior DOJ leaders to develop policy guidance on individual accountability in matters of corporate wrongdoing.

Sidley Austin LLP announced that Stephen L. Cohen, former Associate Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement, has joined the firm. Cohen has an illustrious track record of leading complex and high-profile cases involving market participants and public companies across a broad spectrum of industries. During his tenure with the SEC, Cohen oversaw domestic and international enforcement activities involving accounting and disclosure fraud, auditor misconduct, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, registered and unregistered securities offerings, market abuses, broker-dealers, investment advisers and other regulated entities.

Linklaters have announced that Agata Zawłocka-Turno has joined the competition law team at Linklaters as Of Counsel.  Agata joins from the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection where she served as director of the Legal Department, and, more recently as the director of the Competition Protection Department. While there, she conducted and supervised proceedings regarding restrictive practices and was involved in legislative works pertaining to, among others, an amendment of 2015 to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act.

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