Since joining Dentons in 1999, Mark’s practice has focused on securities, class action, professional liability, banking and fraud-related litigation. Mark is the co-global lead for our Fraud and Asset Recovery group and a member of the firm’s National Securities Litigation group. Mark frequently acts as litigation counsel for a number of Canadian and multinational corporations, and financial institutions with regard to asset recovery, bills of exchange and credit and commercial disputes.
Mark is a founding member of Dentons' Fraud, Corruption and Asset Recovery group and, in particular, is experienced in the co-ordination and prosecution of banking and securities-related frauds and in the recovery of misappropriated assets. In 2013, Mark was recognized by the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as one of the top Asset Recovery lawyers in Canada.
Representative of Mark’s work, he has acted as counsel to a major financial institution in locating, obtaining freeze orders and ultimately recovering $1.8 million in fraud proceeds located domestically and in Africa. Recently, Mark was Canadian counsel to a Caribbean FI in an asset recovery matter involving funds located in Canada, Asia and the Caribbean; and a domestic FI in an AML investigation.
Mark is a frequent commentator on the topic of fraud and asset recovery having most recently presented on the topic of Cross Border Fraud and Asset Recovery at the North American Legal and Compliance Conference for an international financial institution.