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25 August 2014

27 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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09 July 2014

Dominic Petraroia, Q.C. Presents to the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise

Dominic Petraroia, Q.C., Managing Partner of Farris’ Kelowna office recently presented to a group of business owners and industry professionals at the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise’s (“CAFE”) speaker series in Kelowna, B.C., on governance issues prevalent in family business environments.
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02 July 2014

Farris Welcomes Emma McArthur to the Firm

Farris is pleased to welcome associate Emma McArthur to the firm. Emma brings nearly a decade of legal experience, specializing in the areas of estate and incapacity planning, estate administration and business succession.
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02 July 2014

Globe and Mail Features Farris Partner Al Hudec’s Article on Recent Aboriginal Court Ruling

In the article, entitled Aboriginal court ruling won't resolve real-world resource issues, Mr. Hudec outlines the Supreme Court of Canada's June 2014 Tsilhqot'in land title decision and describes the potential impact on future Aboriginal land claims and the resource development industry.
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02 July 2014

Yun Li-Reilly Appointed to UBC Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC Research Ethics Board

Farris is pleased to announce that Yun Li-Reilly has been appointed a voting member of the University of British Columbia / Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia Research Ethics Board (UBC C&W REB).
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02 July 2014

Ludmila Herbst Participates in ADRIC Roundtable Discussion on Arbitration Rules

Farris partner Ludmila Herbst participated in a roundtable discussion on arbitration rules, published in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of the Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal.
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02 July 2014

Farris Represents First Nations Finance Authority for Inaugural $90 Million Bond Offering

A Farris team, including Trevor Scott, James Campbell and Ron Dueck, represented the First Nations Finance Authority for its inaugural $90 million bond offering that completed June 26, 2014.
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23 June 2014

Farris Represents Agents in Province of BC’s CDN$600 million Bond Financing

On June 20, 2014, the Province of BC completed a CDN$600,000,000 additional offering of 3.20% Bonds, Series BCCD-29, due June 18, 2044. Farris partner Trevor Scott represented a syndicate of agents led by The Toronto-Dominion Bank in connection with the offering.
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09 June 2014

Farris Partner Teresa Tomchak Presents at CBA Securities Law Section Meeting

On May 28, 2014 Teresa Tomchak presented at the Canadian Bar Association’s Securities Law Section Meeting. Teresa presented on recent trends in securities and litigation and enforcement.
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03 June 2014

Farris Partner Marylee Davies Re-Elected SPCA President

Marylee Davies, member of the BC SPCA Board of Directors has just been re-elected for her third term as President.
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