Stefan Mrozinski

Counsel, Dubai

Biography

Overview

Stefan is counsel in the Firm's Corporate Team in the UAE. He specialises in advising Middle Eastern and Western corporates, US Big Tech, MENA FinTechs, MENA sovereign wealth funds and MENA family offices in connection with M&A, joint venture, technology, data, fintech and financial services matters with a MENA angle.

He has over 10 years of experience advising on various corporate acquisitions / disposals, joint ventures and group reorganisations. He also counsels corporates, Big Tech, FinTechs and Middle East Governmental bodies and Ministries on MENA regulatory matters. His expertise covers data protection, cybersecurity, cloud computing regulation, financial services licensing, payments regulation, corporate governance and compliance requirements across onshore UAE, DIFC, ADGM, the UAE's non-financial free zones as well as Saudi Arabia.

Stefan previously worked in our London office. Prior to re-joining White & Case he spent four years working for a Magic Circle law firm in Dubai.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
College of Law
LLB
London School of Economics and Political Science
MPhil
University of Cambridge
Languages
English

Experience

Representative transactions include advising:

Amazon Payment Services in connection with various financial services matters in the Middle East.

Meta (f/k/a Facebook) in connection with a project in MENA with numerous financial services and technology elements.

Amazon Payment Services in connection with numerous MENA financial services, compliance, data and corporate governance matters.

Amazon Web Services in connection with various data, cybersecurity and compliance matters across MENA.

Amazon.com in connection with numerous MENA financial services, e-commerce and compliance matters.

Meta (f/k/a Facebook) in connection with numerous MENA regulatory matters, including with respect to crypto assets, data protection and compliance.

Various Saudi government bodies in connection with Saudi technology, data, and cybersecurity matters.

Etisalat in connection with various matters across MENA.

MENA tech investor, A15, in connection with the disposal of a majority stake in its adtech business, Connect Ads, to IMS Internet Media Services, a global digital communications and marketing conglomerate.

ACDC Fund in connection with the sale of SUPERNAP International, a data centre developer joint venture with Switch, to IPI Partners, a technology-related real estate fund.

Oak Hill Advisors in connection with its investment in the €3bn national broadband plan in Ireland.

Basalt Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of bn:t Blatzheim Networks Telecom GmbH and SOCO Network Solution, full-service telecommunications providers based in Germany.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank in connection with the disposal by NCH Ventures S.P.C. of 100% of its majority shareholding in Global Investment House, an asset management and investment banking firm, to Kamco Investment Company, a leading Kuwaiti investment company.*

Mubadala in connection with a FIG M&A transaction.*

TE Connectivity, a network infrastructure company, in connection with the UAE aspects of the sale of its broadband network solutions business to CommScope Holding Co Inc for approximately US$3 billion.*

 

*Matter worked on at a previous firm.

Awards and Recognition

White & Case Pro Bono Awards, 2010 – 2012