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05 December 2013
December 3, 2013 – A Farris team, led by partner Elizabeth J. Harrison Q.C., represented Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (“Copper Mountain”) in a bought deal public offering of 17,700,000 common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The financing closed on December 3, 2013 and raised gross proceeds for Copper Mountain of Cdn$30,090,000.
03 December 2013
November 28, 2013 - A Farris team represented American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (“AHIP”) in its bought deal offering of 3,967,500 subscription receipts on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The bought deal completed on October 31, 2013 with the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, and raised aggregate gross proceeds for AHIP of C$40.3 million.
02 December 2013
Farris partner Ludmila Herbst presented on the topic of “Exemptions” at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s November 7, 2013 conference “Real Property Assessment and Taxation”.
27 November 2013
On November 26, 2013, the Province of BC completed a CDN$600,000,000 offering of 2.25% Bonds, Series BCCD-33, due March 1, 2019. Farris partner Trevor Scott represented a syndicate of agents led by Scotia Capital Inc. in connection with the offering.
25 November 2013
22 November 2013
19 November 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal on the Tsilhqot’in First Nation’s historic Aboriginal title case on November 7, 2013. Tim Dickson intervened in the appeal on behalf of the Gitxaala First Nation, in support of the Tsilhqot’in’s claim.
19 November 2013
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced the closing of the full overallotment option to purchase an additional 562,500 shares at a price of $8.00 per share granted to the underwriters in connection with Tekmira’s previously completed public offering of common stock, increasing the total gross proceeds to US$34.5 million.
15 November 2013
On November 13, 2013, the Province of British Columbia completed a CNY2,500,000,000 (CDN $428 million) offering of 2.25% bonds, Series BCCNY-1, due November 13, 2014. The Chinese Renminbi denominated bonds are the first issued by a government outside of China.
Farris represented the syndicate of agents for the offering, comprised of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, the Bank of China and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited.
12 November 2013
A Farris team, including Trevor Scott, Thierry Keable, Lisa Andrews and Ron Dueck (tax), represented a syndicate of agents in connection with the $200,000,000 bond offering completed by British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. on October 25, 1013.
06 November 2013
Dylana Bloor, a partner in the Farris Kelowna office, was featured on Global News Okanagan discussing the ramifications of three recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions on class action and price fixing lawsuits.
06 November 2013
01 November 2013
On October 24, 2013 Farris partner Ludmila Herbst presented in Toronto at the combined 2013 conference (Gold Standard ADR) of the ADR Institute of Canada and the International Chamber of Commerce Canada.
07 October 2013
A Farris team, led by partner Elizabeth J. Harrison Q.C., represented a syndicate of underwriters in connection with International Forest Products Limited’s $86,250,000 bought deal public offering.
02 October 2013
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