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18 November 2014

Yahoo! News interviews Farris Partner Mike Wagner

Mike Wagner was interviewed for a recent Yahoo! Canada News article focusing on the modern phenomenon of cyberbullying, and on whether current laws governing publication of young victims' names are workable.
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17 November 2014

Farris Represents Underwriters in Province of BC’s Chinese Renminbi Bond Offering

On November 13, 2014, the Province of British Columbia completed a CNY3,000,000,000 (CDN$559 million) offering of 2.85% bonds, Series BCCNY-2, due November 13, 2016. The bonds are to be admitted to trading on the Euro MTF Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Farris represented the syndicate of agents for the offering, comprised of the Bank of China, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), RBC Capital Markets and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
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14 November 2014

Five Farris Partners Recognized as Leading Energy Lawyers in Lexpert Report on Business

Farris Partners Mitchell Gropper, Q.C., Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C., Al Hudec, Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. and Trevor Scott are listed amongst "Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers" by Lexpert in it's November 2014 special edition on Energy in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine.
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12 November 2014

Mike Wagner and Yun Li-Reilly publish on the Right to be Forgotten in The Advocate

In their piece in The Advocate, a legal periodical published by the Vancouver Bar Association, Farris partner Mike Wagner and associate Yun Li-Reilly discuss the recent groundbreaking decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the right to be forgotten.
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12 November 2014

Yun Li-Reilly featured in Lawyers Weekly for work with Access Pro Bono’s Mental Health Program

Farris associate Yun Li-Reilly was recently featured an article entitled “B.C. pro bono society steps in to fill mental health gap” in the October 31, 2014 edition of The Lawyers Weekly.
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10 November 2014

Herbst and Baidwan Successfully Represent Taxpayers in Headline-Grabbing Property Assessment Case

Farris partner Ludmila Herbst, assisted by Farris associate Nav Baidwan, successfully represented the taxpayers in their headline-grabbing appeal before the Property Assessment Appeal Board.
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21 October 2014

Trevor Scott elected Chair of CBA’s National Business Law Section

Farris Partner, Trevor Scott, has been elected Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Business Law Section, which has over 5,200 business lawyers from across Canada as members.
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01 October 2014

Stephanie Daniels and Ron Dueck present at 2014 British Columbia Tax Conference

Stephanie Daniels and Ron Dueck presented a paper at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2014 BC Tax Conference on the rules that determine whether taxpayers are related, affiliated, or associated under the Income Tax Act.
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04 September 2014

Farris Associate Leah Schurian Featured in Kelowna Now’s “In Focus”

Farris Associate Leah Schurian is currently profiled in Kelowna Now's "In Focus," which recognizes standout members of the Kelowna community.
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25 August 2014

28 Lawyers Recognized in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory

In Addition, Three Farris Lawyers Named as 2015 Lawyers of the Year

Every year, Best Lawyers in Canada conducts peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Best Lawyers then compiles an annual list of the lawyers who have been distinguished as leaders within their practice areas.
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21 July 2014

Congratulations to Lexpert’s 2014 Corporate Lawyers at Farris

Farris Partners Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C. and Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C. were both recognized in Lexpert’s special edition in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business magazine as leading corporate lawyers in Canada for 2014.
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16 July 2014

Shareholder Activism in Canada

Lexpert® features Shareholder Activism in Canada, an article co-authored by Farris partners Al Hudec, Trevor Scott and Teresa Tomchak, in the 2014 edition of its legal directory.
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16 July 2014

Farris Represents Helm Operations In Acquisition by ClassNK

A Farris team represented Helm Operations (E-Doc Systems Group), a Victoria based maritime software company, in its acquisition by ClassNK, a Tokyo based ship classification society.
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16 July 2014

Herbst and Baidwan Publish in Canadian Property Tax Association’s Communication Update

Farris partner Ludmila Herbst and associate Nav Baidwan co-authored an article entitled “More than Tax: The Use of Notices of Assessment” in the May-June 2014 issue of Communication Update, a publication of the Canadian Property Tax Association.
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11 July 2014

Farris Represents American Hotel Income Properties Reit LP in Acquisitions

July 3 and July 11, 2014 – A Farris team represented American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (“AHIP”) in its indirect acquisition of a portfolio of four hotel properties, comprising a total of 387 guest rooms, located in North Carolina and Georgia.
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