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Baker McKenzie Announces New Partner, Yana Ermak

January 22, 2020

Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that Yana Ermak has been elected partner in the Firm’s International Commercial practice.

Yana’s practice focuses on merger and foreign investment review, including investments in cultural businesses and counsel on national security issues. She regularly advises on all aspects of pre-merger clearance, including preparation of merger filings, negotiations with the Canadian Competition Bureau, hold separate arrangements, divestitures and consent agreements.

As part of her foreign investment practice, Yana assists clients with the preparation of review applications in both cultural and non-cultural sectors, drafting and negotiating undertakings in connection with foreign investment approval and strategic approaches to obtaining national security clearance. In addition to deal work, Yana provides day-to-day strategic counsel in other areas of competition law, including abuse of dominance, pricing and other distribution issues, criminal matters and misleading advertising and marketing practices. Yana’s in-depth knowledge of competition and foreign investment law is complemented by her industry knowledge. She has been involved in a number of high-profile mergers in the pharmaceutical, transportation, mining, manufacturing, retail, media and advertising and telecommunications industries.

Learn more about Yana on the Baker McKenzie Canada Insights blog.

Baker & McKenzie LLP

We are the first truly global law firm. We understand the challenges of the global economy because we have had a global presence from the start. Since our founding in 1949, we have been advising leading multinational and domestic companies on the issues of an integrated global market. As a community of citizens of 60 nations, we have a deep understanding and appreciation for the language and culture of business all over the world. This gives us a distinctive ability to help clients anticipate and address the nuances of local markets as they pursue their global and regional business objectives with confidence.

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Yana Ermak

Baker & McKenzie LLP

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University of Toronto

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