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19 December 2014
On December 17, 2014, Parq Holdings Limited Partnership (“Parq Holdings”) announced the completion of its US$415 million project financing for the development of a world-class urban resort adjacent to B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver ... A Farris team represented the syndicate of financial institutions that advised Parq Holdings and arranged project financing for the Resort, led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC with Dundee Securities Ltd. and Valtus Capital Group, LLC.
12 December 2014
In her article in the Supreme Court Law Review, “A Positive Future for Section 7? Children and Charter Change”, Farris Associate Alison Latimer contends that recognition of positive rights for children under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is consistent with Canada’s legal/political traditions and current laws.
11 December 2014
01 December 2014
Farris litigators Robert Anderson, Q.C., Scott Dawson and Ludmila Herbst presented at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Defamation and Media Law Conference on November 21, 2014.
26 November 2014
Every year, Vancouver Magazine names its Power 50. This year’s list (2014) includes Farris Partner Joseph Arvay, Q.C. for his work as a leading Canadian constitutional lawyer.
25 November 2014
At a gala dinner in Toronto on November 20, 2014, Farris litigation partner Tim A. Dickson was named a Lexpert Leading Lawyer Under 40.
18 November 2014
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.
17 November 2014
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).
14 November 2014
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.
12 November 2014
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.
12 November 2014
10 November 2014
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.
21 October 2014
01 October 2014
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.
04 September 2014
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