Joanna Myszka
Associate | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-5093

Joanna focuses primarily on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, share and asset sale transactions, and general corporate matters. She also advises companies on a wide range of information technology, intellectual property (IP), communications and other regulatory matters.

Joanna takes part in several aspects of the M&A process, from due diligence to transaction closing, and assists in the drafting and reviewing of the purchase agreement and related documents.

With respect to IP, she provides opinions on the availability of trade-marks, as well as trade-mark applications and oppositions, in Canada. She also advises clients on IP infringement matters.

On the regulatory side, Joanna advises domestic and international companies on a range of Canadian matters, including privacy, French language, and marketing and advertising. She also advises foreign telecommunications companies in respect of their entry into the Canadian market and continued compliance with the Canadian regulatory regime.

Joanna is fluent in French and English.

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Matters on which Joanna has acted include representing:

  • Gemcom Software International Inc. in connection with its purchase by Dassault Systèmes S.A.
  • Informatica Corporation in its acquisition of Sand Technology Corporation's Nearline software division
  • A NYSE-listed consumer products company in its acquisitions of a variety of complimentary Canadian-based businesses
  • A NYSE-listed consumer products company in its acquisition of all of the assets of a TSX-listed income trust
  • A large privately held group of technology companies on the disposition of substantially all of their Canadian and foreign assets