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14 November 2018

Kevin Smith contributes to new book on Protecting Children in Armed Conflict

On November 2, 2018, a launch event was held in London, UK to promote Protecting Children in Armed Conflict, a new book written by an international team of lawyers including Farris Associate Kevin Smith.
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09 November 2018

Aaron Dow Named Lexpert Leading Lawyer Under 40

At a gala dinner in Toronto on November 8th, Farris partner Aaron Dow was named a Lexpert Leading Lawyer Under 40.
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08 November 2018

Al Hudec presents on How to Sell a Winery at the Fortify Conference

Al Hudec presented on How to Sell a Winery at the inaugural Fortify Conference in Penticton on Nov 7, 2018.
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05 November 2018

Ludmila Herbst, Q.C., Presents At Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society Meeting

Farris partner Ludmila Herbst, Q.C., presented a legal update to the annual meeting of the Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society (“WCCAS”) on November 3, 2018, covering important arbitration-related court cases decided over the past year.
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02 November 2018

Farris sponsors the Fraser Institute Dinner honoring Gordon Diamond

Farris proudly sponsored the Fraser Institute dinner honoring Gordon Diamond on November 1, 2018. Farris was represented by partners, Mitch Gropper, Q.C. and Bo Rothstein.
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24 October 2018

Sally Dennis speaks on “The Shareholders’ Agreement as a Tool to Facilitate Business Succession”

Farris partner Sally Dennis lead and participated in a panel discussion on “The Shareholders’ Agreement as a Tool to Facilitate Business Succession” at the STEP/CPABC: Estate Planning Insights Conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on October 23, 2018.
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24 October 2018

Stephanie Daniels speaks on “Practical Implications of the New Tax Rules” at PD Nexus

Farris partner Stephanie Daniels spoke on “But What Does it All Mean? Practical Implications of the New Tax Rules” at the PD Nexus: Estate Planning Insights Conference held at the Vancouver Convention Center on October 23, 2018.
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24 September 2018

Ron Dueck presents paper at CTF: Taxation of the Token Economy – Cryptocurrency and DLT Tokens

Farris partner Ron Dueck has co-authored and is presenting a paper at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2018 British Columbia Tax Conference on September 24 on the topic of “Taxation of the Token Economy – Cryptocurrency and DLT Tokens”.
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21 September 2018

Kevin Smith publishes in the Advocate’s quarterly on Ethics in Witness Preparation

In his latest published article, Farris lawyer, Kevin Smith examines the differences that exist between the type and extent of witness preparation permissible in each of England and Wales, the United States, and Canada, as well as the professional ethical guidelines that influence those approaches in those jurisdictions.
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20 September 2018

Farris Comments on Draft Land Owner Transparency Act White Paper

A key aspect of the 2018 British Columbia provincial budget was the “Homes for BC: A 30-Point Plan for Housing Affordability in British Columbia”, a comprehensive plan attempting to address many aspects of the housing crisis.
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19 September 2018

Al Hudec profiled by the Canadian Association of Food Law and Policy

Al Hudec was recently profiled as a leading Canadian practitioner in the area of food law and policy.
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11 September 2018

2018 Hooplaw Champions

Congratulations to the 2018 Hooplaw Champions! This weekend Farris participated in Hooplaw, a charity basketball tournament organized by downtown lawyers and UBC law students that pits firm against firm. Farris held onto the title for the second year in a row.
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07 September 2018

Richards and Render overturn reinstatement at the Court of Appeal

TELUS Communications Inc., represented by Donald L. Richards and Allison Render, successfully overturned a labour decision reinstating an employee to her position.
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06 September 2018

Stacey Silber and Amanda Winters successful in unusual family relocation case

Following a four-day summary trial, on July 20, 2018 the BC Supreme Court granted an order for relocation sought by Farris lawyers Stacey Silber and Amanda Winters on behalf of their client C.J.C.
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31 August 2018

Seven Farris Partners named by Lexpert as Leading Energy Lawyers

Lexpert’s Special Edition highlighted leading Canadian lawyers in Energy. Farris Partners, Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C., Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C., R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C., Albert J. Hudec, Dean A. O'Leary, Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C. and Denise Nawata were named.
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