John E. Piasta
Partner

Bennett Jones LLP

855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E
Calgary, AB T2P 4K7
Phone: (403) 298-3333
Fax: (403) 265-7219
E-mail: piastaj@bennettjones.com
 
 
 

John Piasta's practice focuses on securities law, commercial transactions, corporate finance, and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). He regularly acts for issuers and agents/underwriters on private and public debt and equity offerings, including cross-border financings, in connection with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, on a broad range of transactional matters involving public and private entities, and provides ongoing compliance and governance advice for public entities. Prior to joining Bennett Jones, John clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and Court of Appeal in Edmonton. John is the Chair of the Advisory Committee of I Can for Kids. I Can for Kids provides non-perishable food packs, fresh produce, and other nutritious items to feed insecure children and youth in Calgary during the summer months. John was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of the Calgary French and International School Society and Chair of its governance committee, Alberta Co-Chair of the Shevchenko Foundation, editor of the Alberta Law Review, and an executive director and member of the Board of Directors of Student Legal Services of Edmonton.


Year Called to the Bar:2001
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