Jordan Deering

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jordan Deering

Jordan Deering

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Biography

Jordan Deering represents corporate clients and investors relating to all aspects of fraud, bribery, corruption, white collar crime, and corporate investigations. She acts for victims of Ponzi schemes, mortgage fraud, employee theft, and other fraud schemes. Jordan provides advice to her clients respecting compliance with and investigations pertaining to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. She 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. 

Jordan acts for a number of financial institutions in litigation relating to Bills of Exchange Act issues, cheque kiting, conversion, and fraud-related matters.

Jordan also has significant experience in insolvency and restructuring, including mandates involving proposals, restructurings, receiverships, enforcement, and fraudulent conveyances or preferences, with application to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, Civil Enforcement ActFraudulent Preferences Act, and other similar legislation.

Jordan 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.

She began her legal career clerking at the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench. From 2002 to 2015, she practised litigation at another international law firm in Calgary.


Professional experience

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  • LL.B., University of Saskatchewan, 2001
  • B.Comm., University of Saskatchewan, 2000
  • Alberta 2002
Jordan has acted on the following mandates:
  • Corporations: coordinating and prosecuting civil fraud claims concerning mortgage fraud, investors concerning Ponzi schemes and a variety of corporate clients concerning employee defalcation
  • Corporations: advising clients on fraud prevention mechanisms, including policies, procedures, training and investigations
  • Corporations and public bodies: advising clients on whistleblower programs, policies, and investigations
  • Corporations: advice to clients respecting compliance with and investigation relating to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act
  • Confidential clients: acting as court-appointed independent supervising solicitor for the execution and proper implementation of Anton Piller orders
  • Financial institutions: successfully representing and defending on bills of exchange and other banking operation disputes

 

  • Law Society of Saskatchewan Gold Medallist, 2001
  • “Employee Fraud in Canada: Prevention, Detection and Recovery,” HR.com, May 13, 2014.
  • “Remedies for Victims of Fraud,” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Calgary, February 20, 2014.
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Calgary Chapter
  • Board of Directors of Green Calgary (2016 - present)
  • Board of Directors of Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (2011 - 2016)